The Ottawa Senators are for sale and actor Ryan Reynolds is interested in buying. National Hockey League (NHL) Franchise.
On November 2nd, People magazine ran an article saying that a source told them Reynolds was interested.he Confirmed His interest in “The Tonight Show” with Jimmy Fallon took off less than a week later.
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Perhaps best known as the star of the hit comic book movie Deadpool, Reynolds already owns Welsh football club Wrexham AFC. He purchased the club in his February 2021 with actor and producer Rob McElhenney.
He tells Fallon that he needs a consortium to buy the team, explaining that the consortium is a group of investors.
“We need to find partners who have really deep pockets,” he said. “I need a sugar mama or a sugar daddy.”
Sports information site Sportico list Senators are worth $655 million.
Reynolds said storytelling is an important part of sports because sports are driven by emotions, and knowing storytelling can help build sports teams. Being a Wrexham owner has already consumed half of his life, he said, stating that “the other half might be consumed by things like this,” citing the Ottawa Senators. You mentioned an acquisition.
Although he is from Vancouver, Reynolds said he spent much of his childhood in Ottawa’s Vanier neighborhood.
“Children are freed from the womb by ice skating,” he jokingly told Fallon when talking about the importance of hockey to Canadian culture. We’re ready for the NHL.”
The Senators are one of seven NHL teams that play in Canadian cities. The team revived him in 1992 after his 58-year hiatus. The original team won 11 Stanley Cup championships from 1903 until he won 1934, but the Cup has missed the team since 1992.