Ottawa Senators Hockey Club

Ottawa Senators Hockey Club

November 27, 2009 15:01 ET

Sens Skills presented by Metro Returns on Feb. 7, 2010

Sens Foundation adds Sunday Brunch Opportunity for Fans to Attend

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 27, 2009) - The Ottawa Senators announced today that the fan-friendly and entertaining Sens Skills competition, presented by Metro, returns to Scotiabank Place on Sunday, Feb. 7, at 1 p.m. Doors open at noon.

Sens Skills sees the players demonstrating their hockey skills in the following categories:

- Puck control relay - observe players illustrating versatility in stickhandling

- Bridgestone fastest skater - see players showcasing their speed on skates

- Hardest shot - witness the power of an NHL slap shot

- Danone accuracy shooting - find out who shoots with the most precision

- Juniper Networks power-play challenge - watch as players execute the 3-on-1 to perfection

- Bell Breakaway Shootout - who has the moves to be crowned king of the shootout

On behalf of Metro, the National Hockey League and the National Hockey League Players' Association, the Senators will donate this year's net proceeds to the Sens Foundation and the NHLPA's Goals & Dreams Fund.

Participating alongside the Senators will be 12 minor hockey skaters and two goaltenders from the National Capital Region. The 14 finalists will be chosen through the Skills First Challenge presented by Bell finals hosted earlier in the day.

All 100-, 200- and 300-level tickets for Sens Skills presented by Metro are $15, $12 and $8 respectively (advance sales). For group ticket information (groups of 20 or more), please call 613-599-0210 or Ticket prices include taxes and CRF fees, but exclude applicable convenience charges.

Tickets go on sale beginning Friday, Dec. 4, at noon and can be purchased by visiting, 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 and at the Scotiabank Place box office.

Sens Skills Sunday Brunch presented by BELL

To complement the afternoon festivities, the Sens Foundation joins Bell to offer fans the chance to purchase a seat at the Sens Skills Sunday Brunch for only $175 (including taxes). Fans taking advantage of this unique opportunity will meet two members of the Senators, have brunch prior to the skills competition, receive a seat "at the glass" for Sens Skills presented by Metro in addition to a $50 tax receipt. Tickets are available by contacting the Sens Foundation at 613-599-0323, or by visiting

Over the past two years, more than 35,000 fans have attended Sens Skills presented by Metro with the Senators and NHLPA donating more than $250,000 to local charities on behalf of their partners.

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