Terms: One year, $5 million annual average value, no-trade clause
Where does he fit? Receiving a 20-goal scorer in Dominik Kubalik in the DeBrincat trade with the Detroit Red Wings provided some offensive help in Ottawa. Signing Tarasenko in addition to what they potentially have in Kubalik, who scored 30 goals as a rookie, should enhance the Senators' chances of doing more than just filling the void left by DeBrincat.
If anything? It adds to the discussion that the Senators could have one of the more alluring top-six and/or top-nine dynamics in the Eastern Conference.