OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators (@Senators) announced today the 23-player roster that will begin the season with the club when Ottawa travels to Nashville to oppose the Predators in its season-opener on Thursday, Oct. 9, at Bridgestone Arena.
The roster is comprised of two goaltenders, seven defencemen and 14 forwards. One player currently resides on the injured reserve list.
2014-15 Senators opening-night roster
Goaltenders: Craig Anderson and Robin Lehner; defencemen: Mark Borowiecki, Cody Ceci, Jared Cowen, Eric Gryba, Erik Karlsson, Marc Methot (injured reserve), Chris Phillips and Patrick Wiercioch; forwards: Alex Chiasson, Erik Condra, Colin Greening, Mike Hoffman, Curtis Lazar, David Legwand, Clarke MacArthur, Milan Michalek, Chris Neil, Bobby Ryan, Zack Smith, Mark Stone, Kyle Turris and Mika Zibanejad.
In order to reach the roster limit, the Senators assigned five players to their American Hockey League affiliate in Binghamton earlier today. Assigned to the B-Sens were forwards Jean-Gabriel Pageau, Matt Puempel and Buddy Robinson, along with defenceman Fredik Claesson and goaltender Scott Greenham. Forward David Dziurzynski and defencemen Alex Grant and Aaron Johnson were placed on waivers on Sunday and will be assigned to Binghamton should they clear later today.
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