Sens Skills presented by Sport Chek returns to Canadian Tire Centre on Dec. 31

The Ottawa Senators (@Senators) announced today the return of the fan-friendly Sens Skills competition, presented by Sport Chek, which is set to take place at Canadian Tire Centre on Sunday, Dec. 31, at 11 a.m.

Sens Skills, presented by Sport Chek, in association with Gay Lea Foods, Ashbury College and TSN 1200 will see the Senators split into two squads to compete head-to-head in various skill events including the puck control relay, fastest skater, hardest shot, accuracy shooting, skills challenge and the 3-on-3 competition. Senators captain Erik Karlsson and alternate captain Dion Phaneuf will lead their respective teams with minor hockey players from the National Capital Region participating alongside the Senators players.

On behalf of Sport Chek, the Senators will donate this year’s net proceeds to the Ottawa Senators Foundation in support of the Sens RINK project and the NHLPA Goals and Dreams Fund.

Hosted in association with TSN 1200, tickets for Sens Skills presented by Sport Chek are $12.50, $15 and $20. For group ticket information (groups of nine or more), please call 613-599-0210 or e-mail [email protected]. All prices include taxes, but exclude CRF fees and applicable convenience charges.

Tickets to this year’s Sens Skills event go on sale on Friday, Nov. 24, at 10 a.m. and can be purchased by visiting,, by phone at 1-877-788-FANS; 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, Place d’Orléans and in the ByWard Market, Algonquin College, Superior Photo and at the Canadian Tire Centre box office.

Over the past eight years, more than 130,000 fans have attended Sens Skills presented by Sport Chek with the Senators and the NHLPA donating more than $700,000 to local charities on behalf of their partners.

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