Ottawa Senators playing in Halifax & Sydney in October

The Ottawa Senators have revealed their pre-season schedule for the 2023-24 season, featuring a total of eight games. The schedule comprises three home games at the Canadian Tire Centre, three road games, and two contests held at neutral sites.

Kicking off the pre-season, the Senators will host the Toronto Maple Leafs on Sunday, September 24, as part of a home-and-home series. The following evening, they will visit the Maple Leafs at Scotiabank Arena. Continuing their road schedule, the Senators will face the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre on Wednesday, September 27. The first week of the pre-season will conclude with a home game against the Winnipeg Jets on Friday, September 29.

A unique aspect of the pre-season schedule includes back-to-back neutral site contests. The Senators will compete against the Florida Panthers on Sunday, October 1, in Sydney, Nova Scotia, as part of Kraft Hockeyville Canada 2023. They will then travel to Halifax for a game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday, October 2.

Closing out their pre-season preparations, the Senators will visit the Winnipeg Jets at Canada Life Centre on Thursday, October 5, before returning home to host the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday, October 7.

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Here is the complete pre-season schedule for the 2023-24 Ottawa Senators (all times Eastern):

Sunday, Sept. 24: Ottawa vs Toronto (at Ottawa) – 2 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 25: Toronto vs Ottawa (at Toronto) – 7 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 27: Ottawa vs Montreal (at Montreal) – 7 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 29: Ottawa vs Winnipeg (at Ottawa) – 7 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 1: Ottawa vs Florida (at Sydney, N.S.) – Time to be determined

Monday, Oct. 2: Ottawa vs Pittsburgh (at Halifax) – 6 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 5: Ottawa vs Winnipeg (at Winnipeg) – 8 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 7: Montreal vs Ottawa (at Ottawa) – 7 p.m.

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