Ottawa Senators Hockey
Cheers on the Ottawa Senators! Ottawa’s National Hockey League (NHL) team, simply referred to as “the Sens,” play their home games at the Canadian Tire Centre in the west end of the city. Paint your face red and black, or throw on your favourite Sens garb, and join Sens Army — the ardent fans who will their home team toward victory against the likes of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Montreal Canadiens, and other rivals throughout the league.
September 2013 through April 2014.
- The original Ottawa Senators were a founding member team of the NHL and won 11 Stanley Cups before being moved to St. Louis in 1934.
- The modern-day Senators entered the league in 1992 and play at Canadian Tire Centre in Kanata, about a 20-minute drive from downtown. Shuttle buses to games from downtown are provided by Ottawa's public transit - OC Transpo.
- The Senators played in the Stanley Cup finals in 2007; the team has been one of the most-winning over the past decade.
- Senators fans are known as the Sens Army - some even dress in Roman legionnaire styles.
- The Senators mascot is Spartacat, a favourite with younger fans.
- Ottawa Senators tickets are generally available for most games - making hockey roadtrips by those shutout by season ticket holders in Toronto and Montreal very common indeed.
- Canadian Tire Centre is also host to a wide variety of entertainment, including music concerts, family shows, monster trucks, basketball, tradeshows, wrestling, skating events and gala dinners.