GO SENS GO!
The Ottawa Senators push for a playoff return with the addition of Gatineau-native Derick Brassard. General Manager Pierre Dorion thinks the team will be compelling and competitive this year, led by defenceman Dion Phaneuf and Erik Karlsson, “one of the most dynamic players in all of hockey.” Home turf often brings out the best in the team: “Canadian Tire Centre’s fans are passionate. There is certainly something special about watching our team succeed in front of 20,000 of their biggest supporters.” The Sens’ home opener is Oct. 12 against arch-rival, the Toronto Maple Leafs, with preseason games Oct. 1 and 7. (p. 38)
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