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Weekly Recap: April 21, 2024 – April 28, 2024

April 29, 2024

It’s been a historic week for the Belleville Senators, who have successfully moved past the first round of the Calder Cup Playoffs for the first time in franchise history. In their second playoff appearance, the B-Sens eliminated the rival Toronto Marlies in a thrilling three-game North Division First-Round series over the last week. He’s a recap of the action, ahead of Belleville’s North Division Semi-Final meeting with the North’s regular season winners, the Cleveland Monsters (AHL affiliate of the Columbus Blue Jackets).

Wednesday April 24, 2024: Belleville Senators – 3 vs Toronto Marlies – 1 (North Division First Round Game 1)

The Belleville Senators earned their first-ever Calder Cup Playoff victory in dominating fashion, out-skating the rival Toronto Marlies to a 3-1 win at CAA Arena on Wednesday night. Rookies Zack Ostapchuk and Tyler Kleven both scored for Belleville, as did veteran Josh Currie, with Ostapchuk and Currie each picking up an assist as well. Mads Sogaard stopped 17 of 18 shots to earn his first career Calder Cup Playoff win.


Friday April 26, 2024: Belleville Senators – 3 @ Toronto Marlies – 4 (OT) (North Division First Round Game 2)

The Belleville Sens “never quit” attitude was front and centre again in Toronto on Friday night, but a string of bad luck led to Belleville dropping a 4-3 overtime decision, tying their best-of-three, first-round Calder Cup Playoff series with the Toronto Marlies at a game a piece. Garrett Pilon scored twice for the B-Sens, with Donovan Sebrango tallying his first career AHL goal as well and Wyatt Bongiovanni, and Jacob Larsson, each collecting assists. Mads Sogaard stopped 24 of 28 shots in the loss.


Sunday April 28, 2024: Belleville Senators – 4 vs Toronto Marlies – 3 (OT) (North Division First Round Game 3)

For the first time in franchise history, the Belleville Senators have advanced past the first round of the Calder Cup Playoffs. The B-Sens moved on with a thrilling 4-3 overtime win against the arch-rival Toronto Marlies, in front of a boisterous crowd over more than 4,000 fans at CAA Arena. Boko Imama scored his first of the playoffs, as did Rourke Chartier, with Josh Currie and Garrett Pilon also finding the net for Belleville. Mads Sogaard earned the win, stopping 18 of 21 shots.


Playoff Picture:

Belleville advances to the North Division Semi-Finals for the first time and will take on the Cleveland Monsters in the best-of-five series. Games one and two will be played at CAA Arena in Belleville, on May 1 and May 3, with games three through five to be played at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland the following week. The winner of the series will play the winner of Rochester vs Syracuse, with that series currently tied 1-1. You can get a full look at the Calder Cup Playoff picture via the American Hockey League website.




  • North Division Semi-Finals Game 1: Wednesday, May 1, 2024 – Cleveland @ Belleville (7:00 p.m. ET – CAA Arena)
  • North Division Semi-Finals Game 2: Friday, May 3, 2024 – Cleveland @ Belleville (7:00 p.m. ET – CAA Arena)
  • North Division Semi-Finals Game 3: Wednesday, May 8, 2024 – Belleville @ Cleveland (7:00 p.m. ET – Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse)
  • North Division Semi-Finals Game 4*: Friday, May 10, 2024 – Belleville @ Cleveland (7:00 p.m. ET – Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse)
  • North Division Semi-Finals Game 5*: Sunday, May 12, 12024 – Belleville @ Cleveland (3:00 p.m. ET – Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse)

**Note that dates for games three, four and five in Cleveland are subject to change, as part of NBA Playoff scheduling at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, which is also home to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Dates for those games will be finalized upon announcement of the NBA’s second-round playoff schedule.**


Tickets to Belleville Sens home games in the AHL North Division Semi-Finals are on sale now and can be purchased via Ticketmaster, or at the Belleville Sens Box Office at the Quinte Sports and Wellness Centre.

Belleville Sens Box Office Hours are as follows:

  • Tuesday, April 30, 2024 – 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 1, 2024 – 12:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 2, 2024 – 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday, May 3, 2024 – 12:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Belleville Sens Season Seat Members and Flex Pack holders can access playoff tickets now through their Belleville Sens Account Manager, while fans with further questions about playoff ticketing, or those looking for information on premium seating or group tickets, can also email

Details on group tickets, 2024-25 season seat memberships or 2024-25 Business Elite memberships, are available via the Belleville Sens website, or by emailing

About the Belleville Senators

The Belleville Senators are the American Hockey League affiliate of the National Hockey Leagues’ Ottawa Senators and have been operating in the AHL since the 2017-18 season. The Senators play their home games out of the CAA Arena at the Quinte Sports and Wellness Centre and have graduated more than 60 players to the NHL since moving from Binghamton, New York.

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