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Belleville Senators announce 31-player 2021-22 training camp roster

October 3, 2021

BELLEVILLE – The Belleville Senators have announced a 31-player roster for training camp, which runs from Sunday October 3, 2021, to Thursday October 14, 2021, at CAA Arena in Belleville. The Belleville Sens training camp roster includes four goaltenders, 12 defencemen and 15 forwards.

Players reported for physicals and orientation sessions on Sunday afternoon, with formal on-ice practices beginning on Monday morning. The roster features 16 players who took part in Ottawa’s NHL training camp, as well as 13 players who suited up for Belleville during the shortened 2020-21 American Hockey League season.

A trio of players including Kole Sherwood, Pontus Aberg and Dillon Heatherington will join after clearing waivers on Monday morning, with other players to be added to the roster at the discretion of the NHL club in Ottawa.

The roster also includes 11 players who have been invited on professional tryout offers and four players invited on amateur tryouts. Six players are already signed to minor league contracts for the upcoming season.

Training camp will see players skate in multiple groups throughout the week, ahead of a pair of preseason games on October 8, 2021 (vs Laval) and October 10, 2021 (vs Toronto).

The full Belleville Senators Training Camp roster can be found by clicking here.

Practices will be closed to the public, but members of the media may attend and request interviews with Head Coach Troy Mann or players, by contacting Coordinator, Media & Community Relations David Foot ( at least 24 hours in advance. All COVID-19 protocols will be followed by media attending practices including showing proof of full vaccination, contact tracing and mask-wearing requirements while inside CAA Arena. Media availabilities can also be coordinated via Zoom as requested.

The Senators will begin the 2021-22 American Hockey League season on Friday October 15, 2021, in Laval. The 2021 Home Opener presented by CAA South Central Ontario is on Saturday October 16, 2021, also against the Rocket.

Season ticket packages and flex packs are available by visiting the Belleville Senators website, with details on single game tickets to be released soon.

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