Proudly owning a legitimate sports actions group is now now not uncharted territory for the actor, who along with Dangle McElhenney bought the Welsh soccer club Wrexham AFC in 2021
Printed on November 2, 2022 07:41 PM
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Ryan Reynolds is terribly pondering about shopping the Ottawa Senators might perchance like to aloof the NHL group in the crash be equipped, a source tells PEOPLE.
Previous the commercial different, it’s most important to Reynolds the group keep in Ottawa, as a sale might perchance result in relocation, the source shut to the Deadpool actor completely explains to PEOPLE.
A consultant for Reynolds, 46, declined to observation when contacted by PEOPLE.
The NHL did now in the end answer when reached for a assertion while the group is doubtlessly now now not reached for observation.
The tips comes on the heels of rumblings that the group’s board of directors is reportedly lining up for a skill sale, which became first reported by Sportico.
Per the outlet, the group hired Galatioto Sports actions Companions (GSP), a sports actions banking firm, which can be interpreted as a signal of a sale. GSP President Sal Galatioto declined to observation to PEOPLE pertaining to a that potentialities are you’ll perchance perchance judge of sale.
Studies of the aptitude sale surfaced months after the March 28 death of owner Eugene Melnyk, who left the group to his two daughters, Anna and Olivia. A board of directors for the time being runs the franchise on the daughters’ behalf.
Bruce Firestone, the group’s founder, now now not too lengthy previously beneficial the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation that it became seemingly time for a substitute in ownership.
“With the group on the upswing, there might be in total rather a chunk of hobby,” he said. “My hope is that a local crew will exhaust over, and I’ve spoken with a few who might perchance participate.”
Firestone beneficial PEOPLE thru e mail on Wednesday that he is responsive to “at least two native teams who’re having a seek on the different,” but he had now now not heard Reynolds’ name linked to either.
Reynolds, in line with PEOPLE’s source, has kept his (group hobby) cards shut to his chest. That is, until Tuesday when a Twitter person talked about to him that the group became up for sale and the Consuming superstar answered with the hand-on-the-chin fervent emoji.
Studies of a sale come mere months after the Senators inked a handle the Nationwide Capital Rate potentially bringing a brand contemporary NHL enviornment to LeBreton Flats shut to downtown Ottawa, the CBC reported.
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Proudly owning a legitimate sports actions group is now now not uncharted territory for Reynolds. In February 2021, Reynolds and fellow actor Dangle McElhenney bought the Welsh soccer club Wrexham AFC.