Canada’s National Junior Team to face Sweden in pre-tournament game in Ottawa ahead of 2015 IIHF World Junior Championship

Tickets go on sale on Friday, Oct. 24, at 10 a.m.

OTTAWA – Senators Sports and Entertainment announced today that, as part of the RBC Road to the World Juniors, Canada’s National Junior Team will face Sweden in a pre-tournament game at Canadian Tire Centre on Sunday, Dec. 21.

The game is part of Canada’s pre-tournament schedule ahead of the 2015 IIHF World Junior Championship scheduled for Dec. 26, 2014, to Jan. 5, 2015, in Toronto and Montreal.

Canada’s National Junior Team pre-tournament schedule

Dec. 19, 2014        Canada vs. Russia (Air Canada Centre, Toronto)
Dec. 21, 2014        Canada vs. Sweden (Canadian Tire Centre, Ottawa)
Dec. 23, 2014        Canada vs. Switzerland (Bell Centre, Montreal)

The game in the nation’s capital will be the first for Canada’s National Junior Team since it beat Sweden 5-1 on Jan. 5, 2009, to win its fifth consecutive gold medal at the IIHF World Junior Championship.

Tickets for the Dec. 21 game at Canadian Tire Centre go on sale on Friday, Oct. 24, at 10 a.m. and can be purchased by visiting, by phone at 613-599-FANS (3267) or 1-877-788-FANS (3267); in person at each of the 10 participating Canadian Tire stores in Ottawa as well as the store in Perth, The Sens Store at Carlingwood Mall and Place d’Orléans, any Ottawa Sports Experts location, Les Galeries de Hull, Ottawa Festivals and at the Canadian Tire Centre box office. Tickets are $18, $20, $24, $26, $32 and $35 (plus CRF and service charges).

Tickets for the pre-tournament games in Toronto and Montreal are only available as part of a full-tournament package for the 2015 IIHF World Junior Championship, which can be purchased by

Hockey Canada will be announcing details on Canada’s National Junior Team’s selection camp and the selection camp roster over the coming two months. Selection camp will be held in mid-December in Toronto.

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