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Lyft and Ottawa Senators announce season partnership

Features discounted rides and designated pickup and drop-off zone at Canadian Tire Centre

by Sens communications @Media_Sens / Ottawa Senators

OTTAWA (Oct. 2, 2019) - Lyft, whose mission is to improve people's lives with the world's best transportation, is pleased to announce an exclusive partnership with the Ottawa Senators and Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, in an effort to help get fans to and from the game without having to drive or park.


The partnership will officially kick off on Saturday, Oct. 5., just in time for the Ottawa Senators Home Opener against the New York Rangers and includes an exclusive Lyft Pickup/Drop-off zone at the main entrance of Canadian Tire Centre, southeast of Gate 1 on Frank Finnigan Way, along with discounted rides on select game days.


To celebrate the Ottawa Senators™ Home Opener, Lyft is offering riders 25 per cent off two rides to or from the game by using the code SENSOCT19.


"We're thrilled to have Lyft on board as an official partner of the Ottawa Senators with the addition of a Lyft pickup and drop-off zone at Canadian Tire Centre," says Mark Bonneau, Ottawa Senators chief revenue officer. "Working with a like-minded community-oriented partner like Lyft helps us underscore our commitment to elevate the fan experience at every game."


"We're proud to partner with the Ottawa Senators, an iconic Canadian team beloved by the Ottawa community," said Rob Woodbridge, general manager for Ottawa at Lyft. "Our partnership with the Senators helps more fans support their favourite sports team knowing they have a reliable and responsible ride there and back."


About Lyft

Lyft was founded in 2012 by Logan Green and John Zimmer to improve people's lives with the world's best transportation, and is available to 95 percent of the United States population as well as select cities in Canada. Lyft is committed to effecting positive change for our cities by offsetting carbon emissions from all rides, and by promoting transportation equity through shared rides, bikeshare systems, electric scooters, and public transit partnerships.


About Ottawa Senators

The Senators will face its provincial rival again in its regular-season opener in Toronto on Wednesday, Oct. 2., marking D.J. Smith's first regular-season game as a head coach, against his former team, the Maple Leafs. Fans are invited to celebrate with the Ottawa Senators as we welcome the newest group of Senators and new head coach D.J. Smith for Ottawa's first regular-season game and watch as young stars Thomas Chabot, Brady Tkachuk and Colin White lead the Senators in their home opener against the N.Y. Rangers on Saturday, Oct. 5, at 7 p.m.


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