Fans waited in long lines exterior Canadian Tire Centre forward of the Ottawa Senators home opener, as followers and enviornment employees adjusted to new COVID-19 protocols.
Shortly earlier than the puck dropped at 7:13 p.m., CTV News Ottawa cameras noticed a whole bunch of individuals standing exterior the Kanata enviornment ready to undergo the COVID-19 vaccination verify and enter the stadium.
All followers ages 12 and older should present proof of full vaccination to enter the world, together with a government-issued ID.
Thursday’s home opener towards the Toronto Maple Leafs can be the primary recreation the Senators can host a capability crowd of 18,600 individuals after Ontario relaxed COVID-19 capability restrictions.
The Senators opened the doorways two hours earlier than puck drop to give followers time to get by means of the COVID-19 checks and enter the world for the home opener.
Inside the world, there have been long lines at concession stands.