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With only a week to the Senators’ training camp there are no guarantees Jared Cowen will be there.
While 26 prospects will be on the ice Wednesday before heading to London Ont. for the rookie tournament the Senators have work to do if they expect the restricted free-agent defenceman to be on-hand when camp opens next Wednesday.
Though Cowen’s agent Rick Valette has insisted through the summer he expected to get a deal in place he admitted Tuesday the two sides have work to do if one of the club’s top defencemen is to get signed.
Though most of Cowen’s teammates have arrived in town he’s stayed behind in Saskatoon to continue his preparations and won’t be arriving in Ottawa until there’s a deal in place.
It’s doubtful Cowen will come to camp without a contract.
Senators assistant GM Tim Murray and Valette have been working on a deal for the past month but haven’t had any talks since Friday.
“The talks are ongoing. We’re continuing to work on the deal. We’re trying to bridge the ga
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During the first intermission of this afternoon's Ottawa vs Pittsburgh rookie tilt in London, Tim Murray appeared on the TEAM1200 offering praise for Ceci, Lazar, Puempel and Prince, but the real news was the bookend to the interview when the topic turned to the matter of getting a certain RFA signed.
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With the opening of the Senators' rookie camp today and the prospects set to embark on a trek to London, Ontario for their rookie tournament, Pierre Dorion, Ottawa's director of player personnel made an appearance on TGOR this morning to talk about the tournament and its participants.
You can check out the full interview here, or via the embed below.
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The Penguins' Facebook page has all of the line-up details.
The Pens' website also has some info on the game and the tournament.