Ottawa Senators Hockey Club

Ottawa Senators Hockey Club

July 02, 2013 13:17 ET

Senators hold annual development camp, presented by Sport Chek, from July 3 to July 9

All seven picks from the 2013 NHL Draft will attend

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 2, 2013) - The Ottawa Senators today released the schedule and list of 40 players attending the team's annual development camp, presented by Sport Chek, which will take place from Wednesday, July 3, to Tuesday, July 9, at Canadian Tire Centre and the Bell Sensplex. The club has invited five goaltenders, 11 defencemen and 24 forwards.

Each of the club's seven selections from the 2013 NHL Draft, held Sunday in Newark, N.J., will attend. Fans will get their first chance to welcome Curtis Lazar, a centre from the Edmonton Oil Kings who the Senators selected with their first-round pick (17th overall).

The development camp, which focuses on off-ice and on-ice training, is led by Randy Lee, the Senators' director of hockey operations and player development, and members of the team's coaching staff including Senators assistant coaches Dave Cameron and Mark Reeds, development consultant Jason Smith, goaltending coach Rick Wamsley, video coach Tim Pattyson, conditioning coach Chris Schwarz, Binghamton Senators head coach Luke Richardson, B-Sens assistant coach Steve Stirling and power-skating specialist Marc Power.

Highlights of the Senators development camp schedule:

  • On-ice training every day at the Bell Sensplex, starting Wednesday, July 3, with the exception of the camp's final day, Tuesday, July 9, which features the 3-on-3 tournament. Wednesday's on-ice session will begin at 1:30 p.m.
  • After 2010's inaugural evening scrimmage (5-on-5), the event will once again be featured for a fourth consecutive year on Saturday, July 6, at 6:45 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 Tuesday, July 9, at 9:30 a.m.
  • Off-ice strength and conditioning workouts.
  • Outdoor team-building event the afternoon of Monday, July 8.
  • Vision training session for goaltenders at Dynamic Edge Sports Vision Training Centre (Bell Sensplex). Additional goaltender training sessions to take place at the Complete Hockey Development Centre (Iber Rd.).
  • Specialized sport nutrition seminars held by nutrition specialists Bruce Bonner and Molly Morgan.
  • Planning for success and sport psychology seminars.
  • Position specific video meetings and on-ice sessions.
  • All on-ice workouts, including the team scrimmage and 3-on-3 tournament, will be open to the public.
  • Daily media availability and schedule updates will be available at www.ottawasenators.com in addition to the team's social media platforms.

Highlights of the players coming to the development camp:

  • Twenty-two (22) players, marked on the list below with an asterisk (*), attended the Senators development camp in 2012.
  • Thirteen (13) players spent at least a portion of their 2012-13 season skating for the American Hockey League's Binghamton Senators.
  • Twenty-seven (27) of 40 players attending are Senators draft picks and five were selected in the first round.
  • Six prospects have local connections. Cody Ceci is a native of Orleans, Ont. while Francois Brassard, Vincent Dunn and Mathieu Gagnon are natives of Gatineau, Que. Jean-Gabriel Pageau was born in Ottawa and spent the majority of his major junior hockey career with the Olympiques, while Shane Prince spent the last two-and-a-half seasons of his major junior career with the Ottawa 67's (where he was a teammate of Ceci's).
  • Five prospects played NHL games for Ottawa last season: Cory Conacher, Derek Grant, Pageau, Mark Stone and Mika Zibanejad.

Players scheduled to attend 2013 development camp:

No. Players Pos. Ht. Wt. Age 2012-13 Team(s) Drafted
GOALTENDERS
31 * Brassard, François G 6-1 160 19 Quebec (QMJHL) 2012 draft, 166th
32 * Driedger, Chris G 6-3 190 19 Calgary (WHL) 2012 draft, 76th
30 Hammond, Andrew G 6-1 196 25 Bowling Green State (CCHA) Not drafted
35 Hogberg, Marcus G 6-5 212 18 Linkoping (Swe-Jr.) 2013 draft, 78th
29 Komm, Branden G 6-1 180 22 Bentley (AHA) Not drafted
DEFENCEMEN
47 * Boyle, Timothy D 6-2 182 20 Union (ECAC) 2012 draft, 106th
49 * Claesson, Fredrik D 6-0 197 20 Binghamton (AHL) 2011 draft, 126th
38 * Ceci, Cody D 6-2 203 19 Ottawa (OHL), Owen Sound (OHL) 2012 draft, 15th
72 Corbett, Jeff D 6-2 180 18 Sudbury (OHL) Not drafted
42 DaSilva, Justin D 6-6 230 23 Ohio State (CCHA) Not drafted
71 Erkamps, Macoy D 5-11 193 18 Lethbridge (WHL) Not drafted
64 Gagnon, Mathieu D 6-0 180 20 Chicoutimi (QMJHL) Not drafted
67 Harpur, Ben D 6-6 210 18 Guelph (OHL) 2013, 108th
60 Rutkowski, Troy D 6-2 195 21 Portland (WHL) 2010 draft, 137th (COL)
58 * Sdao, Michael D 6-4 207 24 Princeton (ECAC), Binghamton (AHL) 2009 draft, 191st
45 * Wideman, Chris D 5-10 180 23 Elmira (ECHL), Binghamton (AHL) 2009 draft, 100th
FORWARDS
37 * Baillargeon, Robert C 6-0 175 19 Indiana (USHL), Omaha (USHL) 2012 draft, 136th
38 Berger, Jack R 6-3 215 22 Princeton (ECAC) Not drafted
89 Conacher, Cory L 5-8 179 23 Syracuse (AHL), Tampa Bay (NHL), Ottawa (NHL) Not drafted
73 * Costello, Jeff L 6-0 190 22 Notre Dame (CCHA) 2009 draft, 146th
50 * Culek, Jakub L 6-2 190 20 Cape Breton (QMJHL), Binghamton (AHL) 2010 draft, 76th
36 Dunn, Vincent C 5-11 180 17 Val d'Or (QMJHL) 2013 draft, 138th
43 * Dzingel, Ryan C 6-0 196 21 Ohio State (CCHA) 2011 draft, 204th
57 Grant, Derek C 6-3 196 23 Binghamton (AHL), Ottawa (NHL) 2008 draft, 119th
53 * Hamilton, Wacey R 5-11 180 22 Binghamton (AHL) Not drafted
6 * Kramer, Darren L 6-1 205 21 Elmira (ECHL), Binghamton (AHL) 2011 draft, 156th
27 Lazar, Curtis C 6-0 190 18 Edmonton (WHL) 2013 draft, 17th
52 Leblanc, Chris R 6-3 190 19 South Shore (EJHL) 2013 draft, 161st
23 Lindberg, Tobias R 6-2 187 17 Djurgardens (Swe-Jr.) 2013 draft, 102nd
21 * Maidens, Jarrod C 6-1 179 19 Owen Sound (OHL) 2012 draft, 82nd
69 * McCormick, Max L 5-11 175 21 Ohio State (CCHA) 2011 draft, 171st
12 * Noesen, Stefan R 6-1 205 20 Plymouth (OHL) 2011 draft, 20th
44 * Pageau, Jean-Gabriel C 5-9 170 20 Binghamton (AHL), Ottawa (NHL) 2011 draft, 96th
10 * Prince, Shane L 5-11 189 20 Binghamton (AHL) 2011 draft, 61st
26 * Puempel, Matt L 6-1 205 20 Kitchener (OHL), Binghamton (AHL) 2011 draft, 24th
55 Robinson, Buddy R 6-5 225 21 Lake Superior State (CCHA), Binghamton (AHL) Not drafted
51 * Schneider, Cole L 6-2 185 22 Binghamton (AHL) Not drafted
63 Shore, Quentin C 6-2 187 19 Denver (WCHA) 2013 draft, 168th
16 * Stone, Mark R 6-2 203 21 Binghamton (AHL), Ottawa (NHL) 2010 draft, 178th
93 * Zibanejad, Mika C 6-2 200 20 Binghamton (AHL), Ottawa (NHL) 2011 draft, 6th

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