Senators ink McKenna

The Ottawa Senators, parent club of the AHL’s Binghamton Senators, announced today they have signed goaltender Mike McKenna to a one-year, two-way contract.

McKenna, 28, spent his second consecutive season with the New Jersey Devils organization in 2010-11, appearing in 39 games with the American Hockey League’s Albany Devils and playing two games in the National Hockey League. With Albany, he posted a 14-20-2 record with a 3.61 goals-against average and .866 save percentage while recording one shutout.

McKenna has played 164 AHL games with Albany/Lowell, Norfolk, Portland, Omaha, Milwaukee and Norfolk, going 77-63-11 with eight shutouts over his six professional seasons.

The native of St. Louis, Mo., has also appeared in 17 NHL games with New Jersey and Tampa Bay.

McKenna was originally Nashville’s sixth-round selection in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.