Game Preview: IceDogs at Ottawa

Niagara IceDogs (27-21-3-3 60PTS) at Ottawa 67’s (29-25-1-1 60PTS)

After a hard fought effort against the Generals last night, the 67’s are back on this evening at 7 p.m. for a meeting with the Niagara IceDogs. Sit on the glass for only $17! Great seats are available for tonight’s game by clicking here, calling 613-232-6767 x1, or in person at the TD Place Box Office. 

Fans that had tickets to today’s game can use them again on Monday and they’ll also have the opportunity to attend any remaining 67’s home game on the schedule at no charge. For more info, please call 613-232-6767 x1.

Though Ottawa eventually fell to Oshawa 2-1 in overtime, they collected an important point and paired with the IceDogs 4-0 loss to the Frontenacs, the Barber Poles slide into sixth in the Eastern Conference.

They Mississauga Steelheads defeated the Sudbury Wolves on Sunday as well, shuffling up the standings from fourth to seventh in the OHL’s East. The North Bay Battalion look to have locked down third as they sit six points up on the now fourth place Steelheads.

Peterborough is now tied with Mississauga, as both teams possess 62 points, though the Fish hold the advantage with two more regulation victories. Oshawa also jumped back into the final playoff spot, with their W over the 67’s. 

Ottawa trails the season series versus Niagara 2-1 and are looking to even it up in their fourth and final meeting this year. When they last met, the IceDogs downed the 67’s by a score of 4-1. 12 different Dogs recorded a point in the victory, including forward Christopher Paquette, who scored the game winner.

Niagara has dropped their last four in a row, while being outscored 13-5, and is hoping snap that streak tonight at TD Place. This losing skid has come at a terrible time for the Dogs, as Ottawa, Peterborough, Mississauga, and North Bay have all posted above .500 record’s over their last 10 games.

Getting Here

You can take advantage of free OC Transpo bus service for Ottawa 67’s games! Your ticket provides you with free transit on any OC Transpo bus starting 3-hours before the game, and up to 3-hours after the game! For more information on transit service to TD Place, please visit the OC Transpo website.

Pre-purchasing your parking pass is HIGHLY encouraged, as the garage may sell out. Pre-purchased game day parking passes reserve your spot and are available by clicking here

*Note: Original parking passes from Saturday’s re-scheduled game versus the Niagara IceDogs will be honoured tonight (February 22). When you arrive for tonight’s game, there will be an attendant present allowing you to enter and exit the parking garage.

For more information on getting to TD Place, please click here.

Where to Watch

Can’t make it down to TD Place? Catch the 67’s live on Rogers TV Ottawa (Cable 22) or listen to this afternoon’s game on TSN 1200

Follow the Ottawa 67’s on Twitter for all the latest info and in-game updates.

REDBLACKS Night and Wiener Dog Race

On Friday, February 27, REDBLACKS QB Henry Burris, REC Brad Sinopoli, OL Alex Mateas and head coach Rick Campbell will be attending the 67’s game versus the Sudbury Wolves. Puck drop is scheduled for 7 p.m. Get your #RNation merch ready, as they’ll be signing autographs during the first intermission. As an added bonus, you can have your photo taken with their East Division Championship Trophy. 

The excitement doesn’t stop there. Our annual Wiener Dog Race hits the ice at The Arena at TD Place in the second intermission. This fun-filled canine competition is always a 67’s fan favourite, check out last year’s highlights below.

Great seats are available for the 67’s REDBLACKS Night by clicking here, calling 613-232-6767 x1, or in person at the TD Place Box Office. 

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