The “Ottawa Senators” is a professional ice hockey team situated in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The team is part of the Atlantic Division, which plays in the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Their home games are played at the Canadian Tire Centre since 1996, the center holds a capacity of 19, 153 seats. The Canadian Tire Centre is also good for other entertainments like live bands, rock fest, team promotions, giveaways and more. The Ottawa Senators’ themed song is O Canada.
The team is currently under the ownership of Eugene Melynk, according to the Forbes Magazine issue in 2012, the Senators’ value has amounted to $220 million.
The Senators were founded under the ownership of Ottawa real estate developer Bruce Firestone. In the line up of the league’s franchised teams, the team is the second franchise to use the name of the Ottawa Senators.
The first team to use the name “Ottawa Senators” was established in the year 1883, they had a renowned history by achieving much in their NHL career. In fact, they had won a total of 11 Stanley Cup finals.
After 107 years, a new franchise was awarded on December 6, 1990. The franchise was pushed under the leadership of Firestone. After the year 1990, the team began to play in the 1992-1993 season.
For the past 17 seasons, the team has achieved success by reaching the Stanley Cup playoffs. Out of the 17 seasons, they have qualified for the Stanley Cup 14 times. The team won a total of four division titles. They were also awarded in 2003 with the President’s Trophy and played in the Stanley Cup Finals in 2007.
In addition to their achievements, the Senators are also recognized by their attendance. The team is said to have the highest attendance in the National Hockey League (NHL).