Senators re-sign F O’Brien, D Gryba

The Ottawa Senators re-signed forward Jim O’Brien and defenseman

Eric Gryba to two-year contracts Wednesday.

O’Brien, the Senators’ first-round pick – 29th overall – in 2007

– was recalled from Binghamton of the AHL in February and became a

reliable player for Ottawa coach Paul MacLean. The 23-year-old had

three goals and three assists in 28 games and one assist in the


Gryba, who signed a two-way contract, spent all of last season

in the AHL, where recorded five goals, 15 assists and 98 penalty

minutes in 73 games.