Ottawa Senators Hockey Club

Ottawa Senators Hockey Club

June 25, 2012 14:48 ET

Senators hold annual development camp from June 26 to July 2

All seven picks from the 2012 NHL Entry Draft will attend

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 25, 2012) - The Ottawa Senators today released the schedule and list of 35 players attending the team's annual development camp from Tuesday, June 26, to Monday, July 2, at Scotiabank Place and the Bell Sensplex. The club has invited three goaltenders, 13 defencemen and 19 forwards.

Each of the club's seven selections from the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, held Friday and Saturday in Pittsburgh, will attend. Fans will also get their first chance to welcome Orleans native Cody Ceci, the Ottawa 67's defenceman the Senators selected with their first-round pick (15th overall).

The development camp, which focuses on off-ice and on-ice training, is led by Randy Lee, the Senators' director of player development and hockey administration, and the team's coaching staff headed up by video coach Tim Pattyson, conditioning coach Chris Schwarz and power-skating specialist Marc Power.

Highlights of the Senators development camp schedule:

  • On-ice training every day at the Bell Sensplex, starting Tuesday, June 26, at 1:30 p.m., with the exception of the camp's final day, Monday, July 2, which features the 3-on-3 tournament.
  • An evening scrimmage (5-on-5) will take place on Thursday, June 28, at 7 p.m. at the Bell Sensplex. The scrimmage will be followed by a meet-and-greet reception with Senators season-seat owners in the fieldhouse on the lower level of the Sensplex.
  • The annual 3-on-3 tournament is set to take place at the Bell Sensplex on Monday, July 2, at 9:45 a.m.
  • Off-ice workouts on the mornings of June 27 and June 28 and afternoon workouts on June 29 and June 30.
  • An outdoor welcome to Ottawa team-building event in the afternoon on July 1.A vision training session for goaltenders at Dynamic Edge Sports Vision Training Centre (Bell Sensplex).
  • An information session on injury recovery led by Seantors head atheletic therapist Gerry Townend.
  • A specialized sport nutrition/cooking seminar held by creative nutrition specialist Molly Morgan.
  • A champions talk with Carleton University men's basketball head coach Dave Smart. Smart has guided the Ravens to eight Canadian Interuniversity Sport championships since assuming the role in 1999. He has also served as an assistant coach with the Canadian men's National Team.
  • All on-ice workouts, including the team scrimmage and 3-on-3 tournament, are open to the public. Media availability will take place at Scotiabank Place following off-ice workouts and at the Bell Sensplex after on-ice practice sessions.

Highlights of the players coming to the development camp:

Twenty-two (22) players, marked on list below with an asterisk (*), attended the Senators development camp in 2011.

  • Nine players spent at least a portion of their 2011-12 season skating for the American Hockey League's Binghamton Senators.
  • Twenty-nine (29) of 35 players attending are Senators draft picks and four were selected in the first round.
  • Two prospects played local major junior hockey last season with the Ottawa 67's (Ceci and Shane Prince), while Jean-Gabriel Pageau played the first half of the season with the Gatineau Olympiques before being traded to Chicoutimi. Ceci is a native of Orleans, Ont. while Francois Brassard is a native of Gatineau, Que.
  • Four prospects played NHL games for Ottawa last season: Mike Hoffman, Robin Lehner, Mark Borowiecki and Mark Stone.

Players scheduled to attend 2012 development camp:

No. Players Pos. Ht. Wt. Age 2011-12 Team Drafted
GOALTENDERS
31 Brassard, Francois G 6-1 154 18 Gatineau (QMJHL) 2012 draft, 166th
32 Driedger, Chris G 6-3 190 18 Calgary (WHL) 2012 draft, 76th
40 Lehner, Robin G 6-4 241 20 Binghamton (AHL), Ottawa (NHL) 2009 draft, 46th
DEFENCEMEN
63 * Aneloski, Bryce D 6-2 204 22 Nebraska-Omaha (WCHA) 2010 draft, 196th
37 Baillargeon, Robert D 6-0 175 18 Indiana (USHL) 2012 draft, 136th
70 * Blood, Ben D 6-3 232 23 North Dakota (WCHA), Binghamton (AHL) 2007 draft, 120th
74 * Borowiecki, Mark D 6-2 210 22 Binghamton (AHL), Ottawa (NHL) 2008 draft, 139th
47 Boyle, Timothy D 6-1 185 19 Nobles & Greenough (USHS) 2012 draft, 106th
49 * Claesson, Fredrik D 6-0 198 19 Djurgardens (Sweden) 2011 draft, 126th
38 Ceci, Cody D 6-2 207 18 Ottawa (OHL) 2012 draft, 15th
52 * Fransoo, Jordan D 6-2 188 19 Brandon (WHL), Victoria (WHL) 2011 draft, 186th
72 New, Daniel D 6-1 190 23 Providence College (HE), Springfield (AHL) Not drafted
58 Sdao, Michael D 6-4 207 22 Princeton (ECAC) 2009 draft, 191st
56 Van Riemsdyk, Trevor D 6-2 185 20 New Hampshire (HE) Not drafted
45 * Wideman, Chris D 5-10 183 22 Miami (Ohio) (CCHA) 2009 draft, 100th
66 Wikstrand, Mikael D 6-1 183 18 Mora IK (Swe-Jr.) 2012 draft, 196th
FORWARDS
73 * Costello, Jeff L 6-0 190 21 Notre Dame (CCHA) 2009 draft, 146th
54 * Cowick, Corey L 6-3 215 21 Elmira (ECHL), Binghamton (AHL) 2009 draft, 160th
50 * Culek, Jakub L 6-3 188 19 Rimouski (QMJHL) 2010 draft, 76th
64 Darcy, Cameron R 6-0 181 18 U.S. National Dvlpmt. (USHL) Not drafted
43 * Dzingel, Ryan C 6-0 185 20 Ohio State (CCHA) 2011 draft, 204th
59 * Dziurzynski, David L 6-3 213 22 Binghamton (AHL) Not drafted
53 * Hamilton, Wacey R 5-11 180 21 Elmira (ECHL), Binghamton (AHL) Not drafted
68 * Hoffman, Mike L 6-0 185 22 Binghamton (AHL), Ottawa (NHL) 2009 draft, 130th
6 * Kramer, Darren L 6-2 210 20 Spokane (WHL) 2011 draft, 156th
27 Maidens, Jarrod C 6-0 178 18 Owen Sound (OHL) 2012 draft, 82nd
69 * McCormick, Max L 5-11 175 20 Ohio State (CCHA) 2011 draft, 171st
36 * Noesen, Stefan R 6-1 198 19 Plymouth (OHL) 2011 draft, 20th
44 * Pageau, Jean-Gabriel C 5-9 170 19 Gatineau (QMJHL), Chicoutimi (QMJHL) 2011 draft, 96th
61 * Peltz, Brad L 6-1 175 22 Yale (ECAC) 2009 draft, 190th
10 * Prince, Shane L 5-11 189 19 Ottawa (OHL) 2011 draft, 61st
3 * Puempel, Matt L 6-1 201 19 Peterborough (OHL), Binghamton (AHL) 2011 draft, 24th
51 Schneider, Cole L 6-2 180 21 Connecticut (AHA), Binghamton (AHL) Not drafted
60 * Stone, Mark R 6-3 203 20 Brandon (WHL), Ottawa (NHL) 2010 draft, 178th
93 * Zibanejad, Mika C 6-1 200 19 Djurgardens (Sweden), Ottawa (NHL) 2011 draft, 6th

** Roster subject to change.

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