NEWS: Sens’ players join First Assist Charity Classic tour

by Owen on 3rd-November-2012

According to the Ottawa Citizen:

Senators Chris Phillips, Chris Neil, Zack Smith, Marc Methot and ex-Senators Jesse Winchester and Shean Donovan have all confirmed they will be playing Monday. They are expected to be joined by Brian Gionta of the Montreal Canadiens, Steven Gionta of the New Jersey Devils, Tyler Kennedy of the Pittsburgh Penguins, Derick Brassard of the Columbus Blue Jackets and Grant Clintsome of the Winnipeg Jets. Tickets are $20 and players will also be available for autographs.

The first game on the tour is Monday in Cornwall and then they head up north for at least four more games:

The Cornwall game is the first of at least five games in the First Assist Charity Classic tour, being organized by former NHL player and coach John Chabot. The players will fly into Thunder Bay on Nov. 12, followed by a venture to the Northwest Territories for a three-game tour in Yellowknife, Inuvik and Hay River the following week.

More at the Ottawa Citizen — LINK.

The Globe and Mail has article also had an article about the Sens’ players joining the tour — LINK.

 

UPDATE:

Daniel Alfredsson has since confirmed that he will play in Monday’s game in Cornwall:

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