Ottawa fans will get their first chance to see the 2011-12 Senators team on Wednesday, Sept. 21, when the team hosts the Stanley Cup-champion Boston Bruins at Scotiabank Place. The Senators will then host the Montreal Canadiens on Friday, Sept. 23, and the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday, Sept. 27, to conclude their home pre-season schedule.
The Senators open up their pre-season schedule with a road game in Toronto on Monday, Sept. 19. The team will then travel to Montreal for a meeting against the Canadiens on Saturday, Sept. 24. The final road trip sees the Senators visit Boston on Thursday, Sept. 29.
The Senators and Winnipeg’s new NHL franchise are the featured teams for this year’s Kraft Hockeyville game in Conception Bay South, N.L., which is set to take place on Monday, Sept. 26.
2011-12 Ottawa Senators pre-season schedule (all times Eastern)
Monday, Sept. 19: Ottawa at Toronto, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 21: Boston at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 23: Montreal at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 24: Ottawa at Montreal, 7 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 26: Ottawa vs Winnipeg, Hockeyville, Conception Bay South, N.L.
Tuesday, Sept. 27: Toronto at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 29: Ottawa at Boston
The complete 2011-12 National Hockey League regular-season schedule will be announced at a later date.