Ticket prices are all the talk. The Canucks haven’t been a truly fun team to watch in half a decade, but ticket prices remain as they were. The Lions haven’t been a try fun team to watch in half a decade, but ticket prices remain as they were. Sound familiar? More and more, it’s becoming clear Vancouver’s sports teams are struggling to sell themselves to the market. Even the Whitecaps, who have managed to maintain a different buzz from their first day, aren’t proving to be a must-have ticket despite being in first place this season. The issue here is value for money. There’s a lot of other things to do, many of which cost must less than taking yourself — not to mention taking someone with you
The City of Charlottetown is inviting all residents to take part in the Rogers Hometown Hockey event this weekend. The city is encouraging residents to decorate their homes and businesses with streamers, posters, Canada flags, hockey jerseys, signs, red lights and anything else they can come up with to welcome the Hometown Hockey tour. The tour's stop in Charlottetown will be celebrated with a two-day event, Saturday and Sunday, featuring live entertainment, prize giveaways, free family activities, and an outdoor viewing party of the Vancouver Canucks vs. Detroit Red Wings hockey game.
The Ottawa Senators just sliced through western Canada. Senators coach Guy Boucher confirmed Monday morning Erik Karlsson will make his season debut at home against the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night. Karlsson led the Senators in scoring during last season's playoffs despite an ankle injury this summer that required a significant surgery, including removing part of the bone.
The Ottawa Senators and Vancouver Canucks are going in opposite directions as they bump into each other Tuesday night at Canadian Tire Centre. The only team in the Eastern Conference yet to lose in regulation time, the Senators (3-0-2) are riding a three-game winning streak -- a run that started with an Oct. 10 shootout decision over the Canucks -- when they kick off a stretch of five in a row at home. The Canucks (1-2-1) have lost three straight and will be playing the opener of a five-game road trip when they attempt to exact some revenge on the Senators.