NHL Senators give MacLean 3-year contract extension

NHL Senators give MacLean 3-year contract extension

OTTAWA, July 4 (UPI) -- The Ottawa Senators said Thursday they have given head Coach Paul MacLean, named last month as coach of the year, a three-year contract extension.
Senators sign Karlsson to 7-year extension

Senators sign Karlsson to 7-year extension

OTTAWA, June 19 (UPI) -- Star defenseman Erik Karlsson has signed a seven-year contract extension with the Ottawa Senators, the team said Tuesday.

Leeder to lead Ottawa Senators

OTTAWA, June 16 (UPI) -- Cyril Leeder was promoted to president of the Ottawa Senators and its parent company Monday by team owner Eugene Melnyk.

Senators give Clouston two-year contract

OTTAWA, April 8 (UPI) -- Cory Clouston, who took over as coach of the Ottawa Senators on Feb. 2, has been given a two-year contract by the NHL team.

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Ottawa signs Heatley to huge contract

OTTAWA, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- The Ottawa Senators announced Wednesday they had signed winger Dany Heatley to a long-term contract worth a reported $45 million.

Wellbutrin maker shares badly depressed

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Trading in Biovail Corp., a Canadian drugmaker, was halted Wednesday after the share price collapsed on an adverse ruling in a U.S. patent dispute.

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WASHINGTON, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- At the end of the Tampa Bay Lighting's 2-1 victory over the Calgary Flames in the deciding seventh game of the National Hockey League's 2004 Stanley Cup Finals
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Melnyk purchase of Senators finalized

OTTAWA, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- The sale of the Ottawa Senators and the Corel Centre to billionaire Eugene Melnyk was finalized Tuesday over two months after winning approval.

NHL approves sale of Senators

NEW YORK, June 17 (UPI) -- The sale of the Ottawa Senators to billionaire Eugene Melnyk received unanimous approval Tuesday from the NHL Board of Governors.

Creditors approve sale of Senators

OTTAWA, May 9 (UPI) -- Toronto billionaire Eugene Melnyk moved a step closer to purchasing the Ottawa Senators Friday when the sale of the club was approved by team creditors.

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NHL Commisioner opposes changes

SUNRISE, Fla., Feb. 1 (UPI) -- NHL Commisioner Gary Bettman, with the fates of the Buffalo Sabres and Ottawa Senators remaining uncertain, declared his fundamental opposition Saturday to the

Eugene Melnyk (born May 27, 1959) is a Ukrainian Canadian businessman who now resides in Barbados. He is the current owner, governor, and chairman of the Ottawa Senators professional ice hockey club of the National Hockey League (NHL). He also owns the Mississauga St. Michael's Majors junior-age ice hockey club. He is the former chairman and CEO of Biovail Corporation and former owner of Trimel Corporation.

In 1982, Eugene Melnyk founded medical publishing company Trimel Corporation, which was sold to Thomson Publications in 1989. Melnyk then founded Biovail Corporation, a specialty pharmaceutical company, in 1989. During his time as chairman and CEO of Biovail, revenues grew from $19 million in 1995 to $1.067 billion in 2006. Mr. Melnyk retired from his position as Chairman and CEO of Biovail on June 30, 2007.

Melnyk's first sports franchise purchase was the St. Michael's Majors of the OHL, which he still owns. Until 2007, the club played at the St. Michael's Arena in Toronto, but has now relocated to Mississauga, Ontario. As there was a club already in Mississauga, the IceDogs, Melnyk purchased the IceDogs and resold them to move the Majors into the IceDogs home arena. The new ownership of the IceDogs has relocated the team to St. Catharines, Ontario and is now known as the Niagara IceDogs.

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