Ottawa Senators Hockey Club

Ottawa Senators Hockey Club

February 23, 2009 11:14 ET

Senators Begin Eight-Game Homestand Tuesday Versus Carolina

Fewer than 3,000 tickets available for tomorrow's game

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 23, 2009) - The Ottawa Senators begin a season-high eight-game homestand on Tuesday, Feb. 24 when they host the Carolina Hurricanes at Scotiabank Place. Fewer than 3,000 tickets remain for their final home meeting of the season with the Hurricanes, which will also offer Ottawa fans their first chance to see newest Senators' new lineup additions Mike Comrie and Chris Campoli, who were acquired from the New York Islanders on Friday, Feb. 20.

Eleven of Ottawa's next 13 games over the next 25 days will be played at home, with the Senators pushing to stay alive in the playoff race.

Ottawa welcomes Joe Thornton and the Western Conference-leading San Jose Sharks on Feb. 26, before the resumption of the battle of Ontario on Saturday, Feb. 28, when the Toronto Maple Leafs visit Scotiabank Place.

Following the Toronto game, the homestand continues with games against the Calgary Flames (March 3), Edmonton Oilers (March 5), Buffalo Sabres (March 7) and another visit by Toronto (March 9) before completing it against Tampa Bay on March 11.

For six games of the homestand (Feb. 24, Feb. 26, March 3, March 5, March 7 and March 11) the new Future Fan ticket pak is available for minor hockey players, students and their families. Children's tickets, which include a hot dog and a drink, are available for $20. The same ticket is available to parents for just $29.

Tickets remaining for the first four games of the homestand:

Tuesday, Feb. 24 vs. Carolina: Fewer than 3,000 tickets remaining. McDonald's Family Game: purchase a ticket, starting from $19.50 (plus taxes) and receive a voucher for a free Big Mac or cheeseburger and small fries at participating Ottawa-Gatineau McDonald's restaurants. Future Fan pak tickets are available to minor hockey players, students and families. Tickets cost $20 for children and $29 for adults.

Thursday, Feb. 26 vs. San Jose: Fewer than 2,000 tickets remaining. Joe Thornton, Patrick Marleau and the Western Conference-leading Sharks make their only trip of the season to Ottawa. Future Fan pak tickets are available to minor hockey players, students and families Tickets cost $20 for children and $29 for adults.

Saturday, Feb. 28 vs. Toronto: Fewer than 600 tickets remaining when the Senators look to even the regular-season series against their provincial rivals from Toronto at two wins apiece. Fans can enter Scotiabank Place through Gate 1 for the Sens Gameday Experience, presented by Esso, with doors opening at 10 a.m. for the morning skate, which starts at 10:30 a.m. Activities will include face painting and tattoos, t-shirt giveaways and a free Senators poster for the first 500 children in attendance. Non-perishable food items will be accepted for the Ottawa Food Bank. Parking and admission is free for the open skates.

Tuesday, March 3 vs. Calgary: Fewer than 2,250 tickets remaining. The Northwest Division-leading Flames face the Senators when Jarome Iginla, Mike Cammalleri and Dion Phaneuf visit Ottawa for the only time this season. Flames coach Mike Keenan recently surpassed Pat Quinn for fourth place on the all-time coaching victories (658) list. Future Fan pak tickets are available to minor hockey players, students and families. Tickets cost $20 for children and $29 for adults.

Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.Capitaltickets.ca, by phone at 613-599-FANS (3267) or 1-877-788-FANS (3267); in person at The Sens Store at Rideau Centre and Place d'Orleans; at any Ottawa Sports Experts location, the Centrepointe Theatre and at the Scotiabank Place box office.

Visit www.ottawasenators.com for the complete Ottawa Senators schedule and additional news and player information.

Contact Information

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