Ottawa Senators are a Canadian professional ice hockey team. They are situated in Ottawa, Ontario in Canada. They compete in the NHL (National Hockey League) as members of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference. They play their home games at the Canadian Tire Centre. Canadian Tire Centre is open since 1996.
Bruce Firestone was a real estate developer who is responsible for establishing the Ottawa Senators ice hockey team. They are the second to use the name “Ottawa Senators”. Originally it was used by a team that was founded back in 1883 and won 11 Stanley Cups making a remarkable history record. That team played in the NHL in the period between 1917 and 1934. Ottawa Senators that exist today were awarded a new franchise which began to actively participate in the season of 1992-1993. The team was awarded after hard efforts and a two-year campaign by Bruce Firestone. The Senators’ current owner is named Eugene Melnyk. Team’s value is approximate $400 million.
Throughout the 19 seasons that they participated in they didn’t qualify for the playoffs only four times. They make a nice record with such a short history and 15 playoffs attendances already. They managed to win the division title four times, have won President’s Trophy in 2003. In 2007 they made it to the Stanley Cup Finals, but they were not successful losing the game. Thankfully, many fans were able to win money, wagering on the game at sites like http://uk.vogueplay.com/play-internet-casino/.
Fans of the Ottawa Senators call themselves the Sens Army. They represent their dedication and love for the club as well as they identify with other fans by wearing red colors. This was not always a trend among the Senators’ fans but has established itself over time.
The team’s colors are red, black and white. There is also a glimpse of gold added as well. The home jersey is mainly red while the away jersey is mostly white. Logo of the club represents the head of the Roman general, who is part of the Senate of the Roman Republic. It is supposed to match with their name – the senators. It is supposed to represent a strong and prominent figure in words of the designer of the logo – Tony Milchard.
Many fans wear Roman legionary outfit when they go to the games to honor the Roman general represented in the logo of the team. This has become a more usual thing on Senators’ games.