Bell waits and wonders

DON BRENNAN, SUN MEDIA

, Last Updated: 9:04 AM ET

Not knowing where he stands with the Senators is frustrating Brendan Bell.

The Ottawa defenceman, a restricted free agent, has not had any communication with the GM Bryan Murray to this point in the off-season.

"I think I can really help this team and I'd like to be a part of the Sens and the community going forward," Bell said yesterday. "There have been zero discussions so far, which is very disappointing."

Bell, who made $500,000 on the NHL side of his two-way contract last season with the Senators, has drawn interest from Russia. It's believed two teams in the KHL are ready to offer him a contract in the $1.5-million range.


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