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Ottawa Senators announce 2017-18 training camp roster

by Sens Communications @Media_Sens / Ottawa Senators

OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators (@Senators) announced today the 57-player roster for the club's 2017-18 training camp, presented by Sport Chek, which will be held at Canadian Tire Centre (@CdnTireCtr) starting on Thursday, Sept. 14. The Senators training camp roster includes six goaltenders, 18 defencemen and 33 forwards.

Players will report for medicals and physical fitness testing on Thursday morning at Canadian Tire Centre and then move to on-ice practices and a scrimmage on Friday at the Bell Sensplex. The team will be separated into two units, before evolving into NHL and AHL groups ahead of the Belleville Senators commencing their training camp on Sept. 24. Friday's first practice at the Bell Sensplex will begin at 10 a.m.

The list of camp invitees is built primarily around the Senators' draft. Twenty-six (26) players were Ottawa selections in NHL drafts, 13 players were signed as free agents, 10 players were obtained in trades, three players are signed to American Hockey League contracts, three players are on professional tryouts and two players are on amateur tryouts, respectively. Twenty-nine (29) players appeared in at least one game with the Senators during the 2016-17 season while another four players dressed with other NHL clubs. Of the 23 players who were invited to the recent rookie camp and tournament in Toronto, 19 participants have been invited to training camp.

2017-18 Senators training camp roster

Six goaltenders, 2016-17 team(s):
Craig Anderson (Ottawa - NHL), Mike Condon (Pittsburgh - NHL, Ottawa - NHL), Chris Driedger (Wichita - ECHL, Binghamton - AHL, Ottawa - NHL), Andrew Hammond (Binghamton - AHL, Ottawa - NHL), Marcus Hogberg (Linköping - SHL, Binghamton - AHL), Danny Taylor (Zagreb Medvescak - KHL, Novosibirsk Sibir - KHL).

Eighteen (18) defencemen, 2016-17 team(s): Charles-David Beaudoin (UQTR - OUA, Tulsa - ECHL, Binghamton - AHL), Mark Borowiecki (Ottawa - NHL), Erik Burgdoerfer (Rochester - AHL, Buffalo - NHL), Cody Ceci (Ottawa - NHL), Thomas Chabot (Saint John - QMJHL, Ottawa - NHL), Fredrik Claesson (Binghamton - AHL, Ottawa - NHL), Cody Donaghey (Charlottetown - QMJHL, Sherbrooke - QMJHL), Andreas Englund (Binghamton - AHL, Ottawa - NHL), Macoy Erkamps (Wichita - ECHL, Binghamton - AHL), Ben Harpur (Binghamton - AHL, Ottawa - NHL), Christian Jaros (Luleå - SHL), Erik Karlsson* (Ottawa - NHL), Maxime Lajoie (Swift Current - WHL), Jordan Murray (New Brunswick - AUS, Binghamton - AHL), Johnny Oduya (Dallas - NHL, Chicago - NHL), Dion Phaneuf (Ottawa - NHL), Patrick Sieloff (Binghamton - AHL), Chris Wideman (Ottawa - NHL).

Thirty-three (33) forwards, 2016-17 team(s): Drake Batherson (Cape Breton - QMJHL), Mike Blunden (Binghamton - AHL, Ottawa - NHL), Derick Brassard* (Ottawa - NHL), Logan Brown (Windsor - OHL), Alex Burrows (Vancouver - NHL, Ottawa - NHL), Filip Chlapik (Charlottetown - QMJHL), Chris DiDomenico (Langnau - Swiss NLA, Ottawa - NHL), Vincent Dunn (Wichita - ECHL, Binghamton - AHL), Ryan Dzingel (Ottawa - NHL), Kyle Flanagan (Binghamton - AHL), Alex Formenton (London - OHL), Gabriel Gagne (Wichita - ECHL, Binghamton - AHL), Mike Hoffman (Ottawa - NHL), Parker Kelly (Prince Albert - WHL), Clarke MacArthur (Ottawa - NHL), Max McCormick (Binghamton - AHL, Ottawa - NHL), Jean-Gabriel Pageau (Ottawa - NHL), Nick Paul (Binghamton - AHL, Ottawa - NHL), Francis Perron (Binghamton - AHL), Tom Pyatt (Ottawa - NHL), Tyler Randell (Providence - AHL), Max Reinhart (Cologne - DEL), Jack Rodewald (Wichita - ECHL, Binghamton - AHL), Bobby Ryan (Ottawa - NHL), Ben Sexton (Albany - AHL), Zack Smith (Ottawa - NHL), Mark Stone (Ottawa - NHL), Pius Suter (Zurich SC - Swiss-A), Nate Thompson (San Diego - AHL, Anaheim - NHL), Kyle Turris (Ottawa - NHL), Chris VandeVelde (Philadelphia - NHL), Colin White (Boston College - H-East, Binghamton - AHL, Ottawa - NHL), Brendan Woods (Charlotte - AHL).

* Will miss the opening of training camp due to injury.

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