Tag Archives: hockey

February 13

Extreme athletics: Q&A with Adam Skube, winner of Ottawa’s Red Bull Crashed Ice qualifier

Adam Skube (Twitter) grew up in Thunder Bay but moved to Ottawa at age 17 for school. A passionate hockey player and sports-lover in general, Adam loves to call Ottawa a “big little city,” describing it as a large city with a small town vibe. LTOttawa chatted with him recently about his participation this week […]

January 18

All-Star Weekend vs. The Weekend Warrior: Innaugural shinny tourney evokes an Ottawa neighbourhood’s past

Josh McJannett is a local public affairs professional and a volunteer with the Carlington Community Association.On Saturday January 28th Ottawa will be overrun with the greatest hockey talent on earth as the NHL’s biggest names fly in from across the continent for the All-Star game. Absolutely none of that talent will be on display at […]

A couple of kids with a “healthy enthusiasm” for hockey are wowed by the Sens experience

Vicky Smallman is a blogger, mom and “shameless communtiy activist.” You can find her on Twitter @offhandremarks. Right before the holidays I was the lucky winner of a great giveaway at Local Tourist Ottawa: four tickets to see the Sens play the Florida Panthers.   I said that I wanted to bring my five-year-old son, who […]

Happy Holidays from Local Tourist Ottawa: Who wants to go to a Sens game?

The Ottawa Senators and Local Tourist Ottawa want to send you and three others to a Sens game! This hockey season marks a big year for the Sens.  Why? The team turns 20! We’re thrilled because they have been generous enough to invite our Local Tourists to cheer them on. Date: Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 […]

A hockey history: Sens mark 20-year anniversary this season (Plus, win tickets!)

This hockey season marks a big year for both our beloved Ottawa Senators and the community itself. Did you know the team was turning 20 this season? Perhaps you’ve seen the black, red and white-striped heritage jersey around town — the one emblazoned with an unmistakable ‘O’. And Ottawa’s also hosting the 2012 All-Stars game […]

Agonizing and celebrating every close call, every hit, and every goal: Jeremy Milks talks Ottawa Senators

  Jeremy Milks is the writer/editor of the blog Black Aces which covers the Ottawa Senators on a day to day basis. He is also the author of a book of short stories, “A Sane Man vs. The Thing From The Woods.” It’s not the only game in town, but for many, it’s the only one […]

What are you doing this weekend?

As per usual, we are relying on Ottawa Magazine’s wonderful Weekender feature to give us something great to do in the city this weekend. So what’s happening? The Charlie Chaplin Film Festival at the Mayfair Theatre Jon Cohen at Avant-Garde Bar Stories Alive – a free Ottawa storytelling event (great for kids!) Animal tracking on […]

Hey Mena G. – welcome to Ottawa!

Mena G. is a fundraising consultant who moved to Ottawa in August 2010…and it all started because of a conversation in a British pub, with an old school friend and her Canadian husband. We were so delighted when my friend from her school days said she was coming home for a visit. She had moved […]