Ottawa Senators Hockey Club

Ottawa Senators Hockey Club

June 26, 2009 10:10 ET

Media Advisory: Senators Chris Kelly and Alex Picard to meet with VIP contest winners at team draft parties in Ottawa and Gatineau

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 26, 2009) - Senators players Chris Kelly and Alexandre Picard will each meet and have dinner with five VIP contest winners and their guests during the Senators' NHL Entry Draft parties this evening at a Local Heroes restaurant in Ottawa and a Boston Pizza location in Gatineau.

Leading up to the event, Senators fans were invited to fill out ballots to win dinner in a VIP area with the Sens players at each draft party. In Ottawa, five winners were selected from ballots available at all Local Heroes restaurants, in the Ottawa Citizen and by listening to Team 1200 radio or by visiting their website. In Gatineau, five winners were chosen from ballots submitted at Boston Pizza locations in Gatineau, in Le Droit and by listening to CJRC (104,7) radio or by entering online.

Photo opportunity: Media representatives will have the opportunity to take photographs as Chris Kelly poses with fans at Local Heroes in Ottawa and Alex Picard does the same at the Boston Pizza in Gatineau.

When: Friday, June 26, at 6:35 p.m.

Where: The Local Heroes restaurant at 1525 Bank Street, Ottawa, and the Boston Pizza location at 61 Boul. De la Gappe in Gatineau.

The draft parties, presented by Molson, Team 1200 radio, the Ottawa Citizen, CJRC radio and Le Droit, are set to run from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. and will feature prizes, interactive games, a visit by Spartacat (Local Heroes location only), the Senators Power Patrol and the Molson extreme team. It will also include a special live draft-day broadcast on Team 1200 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., hosted by Senators broadcaster Gord Wilson at Local Heroes, and a live broadcast on CJRC from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m., hosted by Nicolas St-Pierre at Boston Pizza.

Contact Information

  • Phil Legault, 613-599-0327
    Brian Morris, 613-599-0289
    Chris Moore, 613-599-0326