후에 사람들이 보고함 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 가능한 모든 시나리오 래핑 및 언래핑 was shown on the jumbotron, which was met with an ovation from fans 그리고 stick taps from players, according to video and 보고서 게임에서.
월요일에, Reynolds dropped by 투나잇 쇼 where he affirmed to 지미 팰런 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” 또는 “sugar daddy” would fit the bill.
“It’s very expensive,” Reynolds emphasized, 농담하기 전에: “And if that doesn’t work out, I’ll buy a U.S. 평의원, which anyone can afford.”
화요일에, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman commented on Reynolds’ desire to buy the team, noting the 데드풀 star was a “very popular and well-respected person.”
“He was quite articulate on 투나잇 쇼 last night with Jimmy Fallon that he’d be very interested, and he needs either a sugar mommy or a sugar daddy,” Bettman said, with a chuckle. “듣다, 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. 2월 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.