Originally written on The 6th Sens  |  Last updated 7/24/12
Photo: Bobby Butler celebrating one of the six goals that he scored last season.   After Kaspars Daugavins inked a one-year, one-way contract yesterday morning, Bruce Garrioch speculated that it could signal the end of Bobby Butlaaaaah and his superb Massachussetts accent's time in Ottawa. Winger Kaspars Daugavins avoided a trip to an arbitration hearing Tuesday by signing a one-year, one-way $635,000 deal with the Senators Monday morning, but he may have bought Bobby Butler a ticket out of town in the process. With 13 forwards on one-way contracts, the Senators have 48 hours to decide if they’re going to exercise their right to buy out a player — in this case it would be Butler — after settling with somebody who filed for arbitration. Scheduled to make $1.2 million in 2012-13, Butler, 25, can be bought out at just one-third of his contract because of his age. The cap hit would be $200,000 over the next two years, but that’s much cheaper than him playing in the minors ...
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