This loss provided the one game margin in the standings that led to Lord Stanley awarding the initial Cup to Montreal HC.
In 1893–1894, Ottawa HC finished in a four-way tie for first in the AHAC standings.
A playoff was arranged in Montreal for the championship between Ottawa, Montreal HC and Montreal Victorias (the other first place club, Quebec, having dropped out of the playoff).
These games would be the first Stanley Cup playoff games ever played.
One of the principal organizers in the restarting of the team was Ottawa Journal publisher P. Green, William O'Dell, Tom Gallagher, Albert Low and Henry Ami.
In November 1889, the Ottawa Amateur Athletic Club (OAAC) was opened at the corner of today's Elgin and Laurier Streets on the site of today's Lord Elgin Hotel.
Louis, Missouri, due to financial difficulties to become the St. The organization continued the Senators as an amateur, and later semi-professional, team in Quebec senior men's leagues until 1954.
The Ottawa Hockey Club (Ottawa HC) was founded by a small group of like-minded hockey enthusiasts.
The club repeated its success in the 1920s, winning the Stanley Cup in 1920, 1921, 19 (the Super Six years).
In total, the club won the Stanley Cup eleven times, including challenges during two years it did not win the Cup for the season.
A month after witnessing games of hockey at the 1883 Montreal Winter Carnival, Halder Kirby, Jack Kerr and Frank Jenkins met and founded the club.
Being the first organized ice hockey club in Ottawa, and also the first in Ontario, the club had no other clubs to play that season.
On December 8, 1886, the first championship league, the Amateur Hockey Association of Canada was founded in Montreal.