Senators’ Bernard-Docker, Sokolov clear waivers, will report to AHL Belleville

Ottawa Senators left wing Egor Sokolov (75) takes a shot against the Tampa Bay Lightning during second period NHL hockey action in Ottawa, on Saturday, April 8, 2023. (Justin Tang/CP)

Ottawa Senators top prospects, defenceman Jacob Bernard-Docker and right-winger Egor Sokolov, have both cleared waivers, allowing them to report to AHL Belleville.

Sokolov and Bernard-Docker, ranked second and third respectively amongst Senators prospects by NHL.com, were placed on waivers for the purpose of reassignment on Tuesday, following a 3-0 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Bernard Docker, 23, was selected 26th overall by the Senators in the 2018 NHL Draft. Last season, the defenceman played 19 games and notched one assist.

Sokolov, a second-round pick in 2020, played in five games for the Senators in 2022-23, scoring his first career NHL goal.

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