Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Ottawa’ Category

Ottawa’s outdoor NHL game details unveiled at 11 a.m. ET

Friday, March 17th, 2017

Plans for an outdoor NHL game in Ottawa are expected to be announced during a news conference at 11 a.m. at the Château Laurier.

Redblacks trade for veteran quarterback Drew Tate

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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The Ottawa Redblacks have acquired veteran quarterback Drew Tate from the Calgary Stampeders for a 2018 fifth-round draft pick.

Redblacks sign wide receiver Greg Ellingson to 2-year deal

Friday, February 10th, 2017
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Ottawa Redblacks wide receiver Greg Ellingson, who caught a 98-yard touchdown pass in the 2015 East Division final to send the team to its first Grey Cup, has signed a two-year contract extension.

Canadian soccer star Julian de Guzman calls it a career

Monday, January 30th, 2017
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Ottawa Fury FC captain Julian de Guzman, one of Canada's most decorated men's soccer players, has announced his retirement.

Injured Milos Raonic pulls out of Davis Cup tie

Friday, January 27th, 2017

Milos Raonic, Canada's top men's tennis player, has pulled out of next month's Davis Cup tie in Ottawa against Great Britain because of an adductor injury.

New Sens CEO brings ‘mega-deal’ experience as team negotiates downtown arena

Thursday, January 26th, 2017
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A changing of the guard in the Ottawa Senators front office is a sign the team is looking for an experienced hand to guide the construction of a new arena in the LeBreton Flats redevelopment, according to people familiar with professional hockey operations.

Cyril Leeder out, Ottawa Senators announce

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
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The Ottawa Senators have a new president and CEO as they replaced Cyril Leeder with Tom Anselmi, former president of Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment. Leeder is stepping down immediately.

Henry Burris announces his retirement from the CFL

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
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One of the most popular quarterbacks to play in the Canadian Football League is hanging up his cleats. Henry Burris is retiring at age 41.

Davis Cup: Milos Raonic in, Andy Murray out for tennis showdown in Ottawa

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
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The world's best men's tennis player, Andy Murray, will not travel to Ottawa to play in the Davis Cup tie between Canada and Great Britain. The top Canadian — world No. 3 Milos Raonic — will.

Ottawa Redblacks quarterback Henry Burris retiring

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Henry Burris is retiring from football as a Grey Cup champion and MVP.