Sign in with your NHL account:
  • Submit
  • Or
  • Sign in with Google
Ottawa Senators Official Website FRANÇAIS Official Site of the Ottawa Senators
Hamburglar strikes again! TICKETS
Inside the Senate

Pageau speaks at Sens Summer Camps

Wednesday, 31.07.2013 / 3:00 PM
By Chris Lund - / Inside the Senate Blog
Share with your Friends

Inside the Senate Blog
Pageau speaks at Sens Summer Camps

J-G Pageau was the most recent Sens player to pop by Sens Summer Camps at the Bell Sensplex today as he did some drillwork and spoke to campers, in addition to spending some time with the media. During his Q&A session he covered his summer, the year that was and looked ahead to training camp.

Afterwards, Sens TV got him for a deeply revealing one-on-one, but more on that in a moment.

Here's what he had to say...

On his summer:

It's been pretty good, I've been working hard every morning here with Chris Schwarz, our strength coach, and I think we have good workouts and it's going pretty good.

On his playoff experience:

I remember all of my playoff and how it went but I don't want to sit back, I really want to focus on next camp. My place isn't assured so I want to be here next year, I've been working hard this summer to claim my spot next year.

On how he can grow:

I want to be more consistent on the ice, be stronger and I want to be quicker. I want to be better in every aspect of my game. My defensive game is always something I have to improve, but I think I want to improve this next year.

On his strength training:

I don't want to gain too much weight and lose my speed but obviously I want to get stronger in my legs, get more explosive and just be more explosive on the ice. Have a better release on my shot and better explosion when I'm skating. That's what we're focusing on this summer.

On being recognized as a Senator:

Yeah I think there are a lot of people recognizing me on the street in Ottawa and Gatineau, just across the river. I appreciate it, it just shows the great support the fans have for me. I'm just happy that they recognize me. It's good motivation this summer to keep working hard and to be ready for next year.

On his success motivating him:

There's a lot of good things that come with playing with the Sens. I want to stay here and play here as long as I can. I don't see any negative points right now so I just want to enjoy all the time that I'm here.

After the scrum, Inside the Senate and Sens TV teamed up for an exclusive interview with JGP where we got to the crux of what makes the man who wears 44 tick. Among the topics covered were golf, fishing and barbecuing. No hockey talk allowed. Deep tracks only.

Take a look...

More from Inside the Senate:Latest News/Features:




1 MTL 61 40 16 5 167 135 85
2 TBL 63 38 19 6 207 167 82
3 DET 60 34 15 11 176 156 79
4 BOS 61 30 22 9 161 160 69
5 FLA 61 26 22 13 145 172 65
6 OTT 59 26 23 10 167 161 62
7 TOR 61 25 31 5 170 185 55
8 BUF 62 19 38 5 120 207 43


B. Ryan 55 15 30 8 45
E. Karlsson 59 14 31 2 45
K. Turris 59 15 26 -5 41
M. Stone 57 14 23 9 37
M. Hoffman 56 21 15 22 36
M. Zibanejad 57 15 17 1 32
C. MacArthur 53 13 13 -10 26
M. Michalek 54 11 14 -2 25
D. Legwand 57 8 14 -2 22
A. Chiasson 53 9 12 -7 21
C. Anderson 13 11 7 .927 2.37
R. Lehner 9 12 3 .905 3.02