Skip to main content
The Official Site of the Ottawa Senators

Senators News

News Release: Senators opening night, pre-season and ticket packages go on sale Monday, Aug. 22

by Staff Writer / Ottawa Senators

OTTAWA – The Ottawa Senators (@Senators) announced today that tickets to the 2016-17 regular season’s opening night, five-game regular packs, both pre-season games at Canadian Tire Centre and the team’s annual Fan Fest will go on sale to the public on Monday, Aug. 22, at 10 a.m.

Full and half-season-seat packages, guaranteeing the best prices to all of the season’s games are currently on sale and can be purchased for as low as $48 per month for the 2016-17 season. Season-seat members get first access to tickets and to all Senators-related events many pertaining to the team’s 25th anniversary celebration in 2017 and specifically including Daniel Alfredsson’s jersey retirement night on Dec. 29 at Canadian Tire Centre.

Opening Night

Fans will get their first look at the 2016-17 Senators when the team hosts their provincial rivals, the Toronto Maple Leafs, to open the regular season on Wednesday, Oct. 12, at 7 p.m. Opening night will feature many special additions, including unique pageantry, the players’ red carpet entry, the opening of the Red Zone and an introduction to the entire Senators roster.

Five-game pick ‘em packs

Starting on Aug. 22, Senators fans will have the opportunity to purchase five-game pick ‘em packs with a wide variety of 2016-17 games from which to choose. The five-game pick ‘em packs include one gold game, two silver games and two bronze games. The popular game packs allow Senators fans to customize their selections by team and to choose the dates that best fit their individual schedule. Game packs hold exclusive access to key games such as the Montreal Canadiens on Oct. 15, Edmonton Oilers on Jan. 8, Pittsburgh Penguins on Jan. 12, Toronto on Jan. 14, the Chicago Blackhawks on March 16, the Montreal Canadiens on March 18, Pittsburgh on March 23 and many more. Please note that that the Dec. 29 game versus the Detroit Red Wings is not available in the five-game pick ’em packs.

2016-17 pre-season

Senators fans will also have the opportunity to watch two games against divisional rivals during the 2016-17 pre-season. The team will host Montreal at Canadian Tire Centre on Saturday, Oct. 1, at 3 p.m. before completing their seven-game pre-season schedule on Friday, Oct. 7, against the Buffalo Sabres.

Senators long time partner Canadian Tire will be have an exclusive pre-season promotion that will include a free Fan Fest ticket and voucher for a limited edition Fan Fest bobblehead with every purchase of a pre-season ticket made at participating area Canadian Tire locations.

2016-17 Fan Fest

The Senators’ annual Fan Fest will return to Canadian Tire Centre on Sunday, Sept. 25. Full details of this event will be released in the coming weeks, but fans can look forward to a family-friendly, fun day composed of events like an intra-squad game, autograph sessions, team practices, interactive games, a Senators’ game-used equipment and jersey sale, fan press conferences and entertainment throughout the arena. Tickets to Fan Fest also will be available on Aug. 22.

The first 7,500 fans who purchase tickets to Fan Fest will also receive a limited edition Senators bobblehead. Fans who purchase pre-season tickets at participating area Canadian Tire locations during their exclusive preseason promotion that will receive a free Fan Fest ticket and limited edition Fan Fest bobblehead.

25th anniversary celebrations

The Ottawa Senators 25th anniversary season will begin in January of 2017. This year-long celebration will feature many unique and special events celebrating the history of hockey in Ottawa. Along with the Senators 25th anniversary, 2017 will mark Canada’s 150th birthday, the 125th anniversary of the Stanley Cup and the centennial of the National Hockey League. Stay tuned to the Senators website and social media channels for updates on the next great 25th anniversary season event.

How to purchase tickets:

To purchase game tickets or five-game pick ‘em packs for the Aug. 22 on sale, please visit or call Ticketmaster at 1-877-788-FANS.

Season-seat packages

Fans are asked to visit to purchase season-seat packages. For more information on tickets, fans can call a Senators account representative at 613-599-0200. Due to anticipated demand, the only way to gain access to the Daniel Alfredsson jersey retirement night game on Dec. 29 versus Detroit is through a full- or half-season season-seat membership package.

Individual single-game tickets for the 2016-17 regular season

Individual single game tickets for the 2016-17 regular season will go on sale to the public on Friday, Sept. 9, at 10 a.m.

Become a Sens Army Insider an pre-buy tickets before the public on-sale

Sens Army Insiders receive Sens news fresh off the press, unique hockey content and get priority access to exclusive ticket offers and events, including the chance to pre-buy tickets before the public. Visit the Sens Army Insider page to learn more about how to become an insider today.

Visit the Senators website:
Engage with the Senators on Twitter: @Senators
Like the Senators on Facebook:
Follow the Senators on Instagram: senators

- end -

View More