OTTAWA - Ottawa Senators head coach Bryan Murray, along with assistants John Paddock and Greg Carvel, drew for the teammates on captain Daniel Alfredsson and alternate captain Wade Redden's respective teams for the upcoming Sens SuperSkills competition, presented by Bell at Scotiabank Place on Saturday, Jan. 28. The event begins at noon with a Senators practice.
Alfredsson, who is leading Team Red, is joined by goaltender Dominik Hasek, defencemen Zdeno Chara, Brian Pothier and Anton Volchenkov; and forwards Mike Fisher, Chris Kelly, Brian McGrattan, Chris Neil and Peter Schaefer.
Redden heads up Team White, which also has goaltender Ray Emery, defencemen Andrej Meszaros, Chris Phillips and Christoph Schubert; and forwards Patrick Eaves, Dany Heatley, Bryan Smolinski, Jason Spezza, Vaclav Varada and Antoine Vermette.
The Senators will compete head-to-head in six skill-testing events: Team 1200 Radio Puck Control Relay, Esso On the Run Fastest Skater, Holiday Inn Select Hardest Shot, Danone Accuracy Shooting, Ottawa Citizen PowerPlay Challenge and Scotiabank Breakaway Relay.
On behalf of Bell, the NHL and the NHL Players' Association, the Senators will donate all of the net proceeds from Sens SuperSkills to Roger's House, through the Ottawa Senators Foundation and the NHLPA's Goals and Dreams Fund.
Tickets for the event are $7.50 in advance and $10 at the door. Ticket prices include taxes, but exclude applicable convenience charges. Tickets can be purchased on-line at www.CapitalTickets.ca, by phone at (613) 599-FANS (3267) or 1-877-788-FANS (3267); in person at any Sport Experts location in the Ottawa-Gatineau area and at the Scotiabank Place box office.
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