Senators' kids gear up for tourney

BRUCE GARRIOCH, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 6:07 PM ET

The Senators are going to get a look at the kids this weekend.

With 22 rookies set to hit the ice Friday at the Bell Sensplex to prepare for a four-team tournament at the John Labatt Centre in London, Ont., the Senators announced Wednesday 12 draft picks will suit up.

While goalie Robin Lehner along with defencemen Jared Cowen and Patrick Wiercioch lead the list, former 67’s winger Corey Cowick will get a shot to show what he can do at the pro level.

The Senators will face the Blackhawks Saturday at 2 p.m., the Penguins Sunday at 2 p.m. and close out the tournament Tuesday against the Maple Leafs.

The club’s practice Friday at 8:30 a.m. is open to the public.

Here is the roster with last season’s team in parentheses:

Goalies: Brandon Foote (Guelph, OHL); Robin Lehner (Sault Ste. Marie, OHL).

Defence: Jared Cowen (Spokane, WHL); Eric Gryba (Boston University, Hockey East); Matthew Hobbs (P.E.I., QMJHL); Craig Schira (Binghamton, AHL); Adam Sedlak (Peterborough, OHL); Patrick Wiercioch (Denver , WCHA).

Forwards: Jason Bailey (Binghamton, AHL); Bobby Butler (New Hampshire, Hockey East); Erik Condra (Binghamton, AHL); Corey Cowick (Ottawa, OHL); Jakub Culek (Rimouski, QMJHL); Kaspars Daugavins (Binghamton, AHL); David Dziurzynski (Alberni Valley, BCHL); Colin Greening (Cornell, ECAC); Mike Hoffman (Saint John, QMJHL); Jim O’Brien (Binghamton, AHL); Tim Spencer (Elmira, ECHL); Mark Stone (Brandon, WHL); Shawn Szydlowski (Erie, OHL); Adam Wallace (Windsor, OHL).


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