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News Release: Senators announce seven-game 2016-17 pre-season schedule

by Staff Writer / Ottawa Senators

OTTAWA – The Ottawa Senators (@Senators) announced today their seven-game 2016-17 pre-season schedule, presented by Canadian Tire, which includes two home games at Canadian Tire Centre, three road contests and two neutral-site meetings.

Local fans will get their first chance to watch their team at home on Saturday, Oct. 1, when the Montreal Canadiens visit the nation’s capital for a 3 p.m. afternoon matchup at Canadian Tire Centre. The Senators open the pre-season schedule with a neutral site game in Halifax, N.S., against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Sept. 26, before road games in Buffalo and Montreal on Sept. 27 and Sept. 29 respectively.

For the fourth consecutive pre-season, the Senators will visit Winnipeg when the team meets the Jets at MTS Centre on Monday, Oct. 3. The team will play its second neutral site game against Toronto on Oct. 4 in Saskatoon, before completing the pre-season schedule with a home game on Friday, Oct. 7, against Buffalo.

The World Cup of Hockey will be taking place during this year’s NHL training camp. Ottawa hockey fans with also have the opportunity to attend an exhibition game between Team Canada and Team USA on Saturday, Sept. 10 at Canadian Tire Centre.

2016-17 Ottawa Senators pre-season schedule (all times Eastern)

Monday, Sept. 26: Ottawa vs. Toronto (in Halifax, N.S.) 6 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 27: Ottawa at Buffalo, 7 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 29: Ottawa at Montreal, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 1: Montreal at Ottawa, 3 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 3: Ottawa at Winnipeg, 8 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 4: Toronto vs. Ottawa (in Saskatoon), 9:30 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 7: Buffalo at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m.

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