We are Senators!
The Ottawa Senators haven't been very constant so far this season but they still have a tiny chance to make the playoffs this year. I went to Canadian Tire Center on November 6, 2014 when the Senators won against Minnesota Wild (3:0), on November 8, 2014 when they lost against the Winnipeg Jets in a shootout (1:2), on November 9, 2014 when they lost against their biggest rivals and the theam which I despise the most, the Toronto Maple Leafs (3:5), on December 7, 2014 when they won against the Vancouver Canucks in overtime (4:3) and on December 11, 2014 when they lost against the Los Angeles Kings (3:5).
Even though the tickets are extremely expensive when the Montreal Canadians come to town, I absolutely wanted to see the game between the Senators and the Canadians last Thursday, on January 15, 2014. The last time I had gone to witness a game between both teams had been towards the end of last season on April 4, 2014 and it had been a blast. The Montreal Canadiens had won a dramatic game against the Ottawa Senators (4:7) and I had been very happy with the result as I still had been supporting the Montreal Canadiens back in the days as I had been less familiar with the Ottawa Senators, its players and its fan culture.
As you all know, I like both teams and I'm also a big fan of the Arizona Coyotes but I decided to support the home team and crowd last Thursday. With an estimated seventy percent of the crowd supporting the Montreal Canadiens, I thought that the Ottawa Senators needed my support more to keep their small playoff chances alive. In addition to that, I had felt rather ashamed of the Montreal Canadiens fans last time as most of them had already been quite drunk when they had arrived at the game and had constantly been insulting the home team. The Ottawa Senators delivered this time, outplayed the Canadiens and won by a 4:1 score. The atmosphere at Canadian Tire Center was amazing, the game was highly entertaining and I had a really good time. Here are a couple of pictures from the game as well as a video with the most important highlights. I will be back at Canadian Tire Center for the game between the Ottawa Senators and the Arizona Coyotes by the end of the month.
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