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An Ottawa Senators Player Has Tested Positive For The COVID-19 Virus

OTTAWA (March 17, 2020) - An Ottawa Senators player has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. The player has had mild symptoms and is in isolation.

The Ottawa Senators are in the process of notifying anyone who has had known close contact with the athlete and are working with our team doctors and public health officials. As a result of this positive case, all members of the Ottawa Senators are requested to remain isolated, to monitor their health and seek advice from our team medical staff.

The health of our players, fans, and community remains our highest priority. We will continue to do everything we can to help ensure our players, staff, fans and the greater community remain safe and healthy during this time of uncertainty due to the spread of the coronavirus.

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More Of-Ice News For The Ottawa Senators

 

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The Ottawa Senators Have Dismissed CEO Jim Little

via Sportsnet,

The Ottawa Senators have dismissed CEO Jim Little less than two months after hiring him in early January.

According to a statement, “the decision was made as a result of conduct inconsistent with the core values of the Ottawa Senators and the National Hockey League.” It is effective immediately.

Little was originally hired by the Senators to oversee the business operations side of the club, with a specific focus on marketing and community engagement. He came to the Senators from Shaw Communications and also has previously worked as an executive with Royal Bank, Bell Canada, and Bombardier.

According to a statement released Wednesday, a search for Little’s replacement has already begun and senior management will cover his duties in the interim.

 

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Video Morning Line- Bobby Ryan

via the YouTube page of TSN,

After months away from the team as he worked on recovering from alcohol addiction, Bobby Ryan made his return to Ottawa one to remember by scoring a hat trick and leading the Sens to victory. Ryan discusses his emotional night and says his wife is the first star of the game for helping him through tough times.

 

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Jean Gabriel Pageau Traded To The New York Islanders

 

added 9:51am,

 

added 9:57am,

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Ottawa Trades Vladislav Namestnikov To Colorado

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Video- Boys Will Be Boys Senators/Jets

Scott Sabourin handed a game misconduct for squirting water at Mark Scheifele.

 

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No Quick Fix For The Attendance Issues In Ottawa

from Ian Mendes of TSN,

When the Ottawa Senators host the Arizona Coyotes at Canadian Tire Centre on Thursday night, there will be plenty of attendance-related jokes on social media wondering if the game is being played in a Canadian market or at the Coyotes’ home rink in Glendale, Ariz.

The Senators have plummeted to the bottom of the league in attendance during the 2019-20 campaign, averaging just over 12,000 fans per game. Thursday’s contest against the Coyotes will struggle to crack the 10,000 mark.

The sparsely attended games in Ottawa have led to the Senators being a punchline for many hockey fans who used to save those attendance-related zingers for franchises like the Coyotes, Carolina Hurricanes and Florida Panthers.

With the spectre of another poorly attended game on the horizon, the club’s new CEO, Jim Little, made his first public appearances on Wednesday, granting interviews to Bell Media properties in Ottawa.

Little – who has officially been on the job since Jan. 10 – is well aware of the stigma surrounding the franchise.

“As I’ve said to the owner, it’s a small business that has a big brand problem. It’s not that complicated. The fix is right in front of us and it’s going to be a lot of hard work to fix,” Little told TSN 1200. 

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Video- Now That Is A High Stick

No call on the play.

via Sportsnet's YouTube page,

Mark Borowiecki is cut by Blake Coleman's high stick and leaves the ice immediately needing repairs, but he would return to the game.

 

 

added 10:57pm, Ottawa coach D.J. Smith on what the refs told him...

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Who Knew It Was Trade Day In The NHL?

All within the last hour.

via TSN's Trade Tracker...

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