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Garrioch: Eugene Melnyk is confident the Ottawa Senators can bring home a Stanley Cup

December 6, 2020

The road in this rebuild has been difficult, at times, with bumps along the way.

But, as the Ottawa Senators prepare to start the 2020-21 campaign whenever the National Hockey League and the NHL Players’ Association agree on a start date, owner Eugene Melnyk is confident his team is headed in the right direction and on the path to being a Stanley Cup contender.

Speaking in an exclusive interview with Postmedia to mark the 30th anniversary of the Senators being awarded a franchise on Dec. 6, 1990, Melnyk, who purchased the team out of bankruptcy in 2003, believes the plan he put in place with general manager Pierre Dorion is close to paying dividends.

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