OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators (@Senators) announced today they have reduced their training camp roster by 22 players. Fifteen (15) players were assigned to the team's American Hockey League affiliate in Belleville, Ont., five players were released from their National Hockey League professional tryouts and two players were returned to their Canadian Hockey League clubs.
Assigned to the Belleville Senators today were goaltenders Chris Driedger, Marcus Hogberg and Danny Taylor, defencemen Erik Burgdoerfer, Cody Donaghey, Andreas Englund, Macoy Erkamps, Christian Jaros and Patrick Sieloff and forwards Chris DiDomenico, Vincent Dunn, Gabriel Gagne, Nick Paul, Francis Perron and Ben Sexton.
Five players were released from professional tryouts: Kyle Flanagan, Jordan Murray and Jack Rodewald (all three will attend Belleville's training camp on AHL contracts) along with Charles-David Beaudoin and Brendan Woods.
Forward Drake Batherson was returned to the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League's Cape Breton Screaming Eagles, while Parker Kelly was returned to the Western Hockey League's Prince Albert Raiders.
The Senators training camp roster is now composed of 33 players: Three goaltenders, 10 defencemen and 20 forwards.
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