後 人々が報告した that the actor and Vancouver native was interested in purchasing the team, he dropped by the Canadian Tire Centre as the Senators took on the Canucks Tuesday night. During a TV timeout in the first period, the star of 元気 was shown on the jumbotron, which was met with an ovation from fans と stick taps from players, according to video and レポート from the game.
月曜日に, Reynolds dropped by 今夜のショー where he affirmed to ジミーファロン that he was interested in acquiring the now-for-sale Senators, but stressed he needed “a partner with really deep pockets,” jokingly adding that a “sugar momma” また “sugar daddy” would fit the bill.
“It’s very expensive,” Reynolds emphasized, 冗談を言う前に: “And if that doesn’t work out, I’ll buy a U.S. 上院議員, which anyone can afford.”
火曜日に, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman commented on Reynolds’ desire to buy the team, noting the デッドプール 彼は新しい “very popular and well-respected person.”
“He was quite articulate on 今夜のショー last night with Jimmy Fallon that he’d be very interested, and he needs either a sugar mommy or a sugar daddy,” ベットマンは言った, with a chuckle. “聞く, anything that engages a fan base, that brings a lot of attention to the franchise, is a plus.”
Owning a professional sports team is not uncharted territory for Reynolds. 2月中 2021, Reynolds and fellow actor Rob McElhenney purchased the Welsh football club Wrexham AFC.
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The Senators announced last week that the team — currently owned by the daughters of the late Eugene Melnyk and run by a board of directors — is for sale, with a condition that the team stays in Ottawa. A source previously told PEOPLE that it is important to Reynolds — who lived in Ottawa for several years — that the team stays in the Canadian province.