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2014-2015 Schedule: Highlights and Significant Dates

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An examination of the 2014-2015 Ottawa Senators schedule

It's time to play the music. It's time to light the lights. It's time to meet the Muppets on the Muppet Show tonight!
It's time to play the music. It's time to light the lights. It's time to meet the Muppets on the Muppet Show tonight!
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While the schedule of NHL home openers was released yesterday, full details of Ottawa's 2014-2015 campaign were not released until this afternoon. Ottawa begins the season on a three game road trip against Nashville, Tampa Bay, and Florida. The team's regular season campaign wraps up against with an afternoon game against the Flyers in Philadelphia on Saturday, April 11, 2015.

Afternoon Games
  • Ottawa has seven (7) afternoon games in 2014-2015, but only 3 are home games, including the Hockey Day in Canada game against the Edmonton Oilers on February 14, 2015.
Saturday Night Home Games
  • Ottawa has nine (9) Saturday night home games; one against the Maple Leafs (March 21, 2015) and none against the Canadiens.
Longest Road Trip
  • Ottawa has 2 five-game road trips: November 22 to December 2 (Detroit, St. Louis, Florida, Tampa Bay, New York Islanders) and February 25 to March 4 (Anaheim, Los Angeles, San Jose, Minnesota, and WInnipeg)
Longest Homestand
  • Ottawa has 3 four-game homestands: October 16 to October 25 (Colorado, Columbus, Toronto, New Jersey), February 12 to February 18 (Pittsburgh, Edmonton, Carolina, Montreal) and March 19 to March 26 (Boston, Toronto, San Jose, New York Rangers).
Back-to-Back Games
  • Ottawa has 12 back-to-back games (4 on the road)