Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Ottawa’ Category

Former Rough Riders coach George Brancato dead at 88

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

George Brancato, who won Grey Cups with the Ottawa Rough Riders as a player, assistant coach and head coach, has died. He was 88.

Eugene Melnyk’s organ transplant charity ‘on hold’ until April

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019
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Its social media posts have dried up, its phone number is out of service and its annual gala didn't happen in 2019. But Eugene Melnyk insists his charity, The Organ Project, is still alive, and is refocusing its efforts for a relaunch next year.

Erik Karlsson and wife welcome baby girl 18 months after tragic death of son

Friday, October 4th, 2019
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Erik and Melinda Karlsson are the proud parents of a baby girl. The former Ottawa Senators captain, now a defenceman with the San Jose Sharks, shared the good news in an Instagram post on Thursday night.

Eugene Melnyk goes to court to get jet back

Thursday, September 19th, 2019
Eugene Melnyk, Ottawa Senators owner (April 28, 2016)

Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk was forced to go to court to get his company's private jet back from an aviation company that was holding it over an unpaid debt.

U.S. casino sues Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk for more than $900K

Saturday, September 14th, 2019
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A casino in Connecticut is suing Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk for more than $900,000, saying he tried and failed to pay them with bank drafts over a winter weekend in 2017.

Borowiecki, Hainsey, Pageau named Ottawa Senators alternate captains

Thursday, September 12th, 2019
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Two homegrown veterans and a new face will be the on-ice leaders for the Sens this season.

Former Senator Cody Ceci, partner deny allegations in $8M lawsuit

Friday, August 23rd, 2019

Cody Ceci and his partner, Jamie Thompson, have denied all allegations contained in an $8.6-million lawsuit brought against them by Hana Engel, a woman who was badly burned at a dinner party hosted by the former Ottawa Senator in May 2018.

Forward Colin White signs six-year deal with Ottawa Senators

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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The Ottawa Senators have signed forward Colin White to a six-year contract with an average annual value of US$4.75 million.

Former Carleton Ravens basketball star charged with sexual assault

Friday, August 16th, 2019
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A 22-year-old Ottawa man who played basketball for the Carleton University Ravens is facing charges of sexual assault, kidnapping and more following an incident in the spring, police say.

Woman badly burned at Cody Ceci’s house files $8M lawsuit

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

An Ottawa woman who was left with second- and third-degree burns when she was "engulfed in flames" at a dinner party hosted by Cody Ceci is now suing the former Ottawa Senators player for more than $8 million in damages.