Brady Tkachuk is expected to be signed by the Ottawa Senators before training camp begins Sept. 22, general manager Pierre Dorion said Thursday.

Tkachuk, a restricted free agent forward, led Ottawa with 36 points (17 goals, 19 assists) in 56 games last season. He was second in the NHL with 220 shots on goal (Auston Matthews, 222) and with 248 hits (Radko Gudas, 250).