Belleville Senators forward Chris Kelly has been released from his professional tryout agreement to join Team Canada for the 2017 Spengler Cup.
Kelly, 37, played in nine games for Belleville without recording a point.
The Toronto native spent nearly seven of his 12 full seasons in the NHL with the Ottawa Senators. In his career, Kelly has played in 833 regular season contests scoring 123 goals and adding 166 assists. He’s also suited up in 120 Stanley Cup Playoff games adding 12 goals and 32 points.
He was part of the Senators team that went to the 2007 Stanley Cup Finals and won a ring in 2011 with the Boston Bruins.