Usually if the Ottawa Senators are in the news for off-ice reasons, it’s not a good thing. Sometimes however, as a great movie once said, even a blind pig finds a truffle. There was a bit of both, this week, so let’s dive right in:
- The attendance at Canadian Tire Centre so far this season has been nothing short of a big yikes. The game against St. Louis drew just over 9000 fans, and Saturday saw a little over 11000. CBC Ottawa did an interesting piece on the declining numbers, citing stats since the 2004-2005 lockout:
Needless to say, there is some definite cause for concern here.