Kraft Hockeyville

Senators fans in Elliot Lake, Ontario won't have to look to far to cheer on their favourite players in person on September 29, 2024 when the Senators are set to partake in the Kraft Hockeyville game celebrating the Elliot Lake community. The actual location of the game is still being finalized and will be announced at a later date.

Elliot Lake won the a fan vote which concluded on March 30, 2023 to help them rebuild an important part of their community.

After taking part in the inaugural Kraft Hockeyville in Salmon River, NS back in 2006 the Sens have been somewhat of a regular fixture in the event. Participating this year marks the Senators ninth Kraft Hockeyville game, including four games in the last three years.

Following a two-year hiatus as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, in 2022 the Senators partook in Kraft Hockeyville games in Gander, NL and Bouctouche, NB on behalf of the communities of Twillingate, NL and Elisipogtog First Nation in NB respectively. They followed that up last season with Drake Batherson making a homecoming when the Senators defeated the Panthers 4-2 at the Hockeyville in Sydney.

Sens travel to Sydney, NS for Kraft Hockeyville

This year's Kraft Hockeyville game will provide a preseason rematch between the Senators and Penguins who faced off in the Nova Scotia Showdown last season. The game pit hometown hero Sidney Crosby and Penguins defenceman Ryan Graves against New Minas, NS own Drake Batherson and Matthew Highmore of Dartmouth, NS. The Senators were able to shut out the Penguins for a 3-0 victory.