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Former MLSE stalwart Tom Anselmi makes switch to Sens - The Globe and Mail

The Ottawa Senators pulled off a huge trade Tuesday. No, we're not talking Tommy Wingels, who brings his five goals and three assists from the San Jose Sharks to Ottawa for a seventh-round draft pick and two minor-leaguers. We're talking presidents ...and more »

Former MLSE executive Tom Anselmi to run Ottawa Senators - Toronto Star

OTTAWA—Tom Anselmi couldn't resist the chance to put his mark on another Canadian NHL franchise. The Ottawa Senators made a significant change to their front office Wednesday, hiring Anselmi as chief executive officer and president. He replaces Cyril ...and more »

New Sens CEO brings 'mega-deal' experience as team negotiates downtown arena - CBC.ca

A changing of the guard in the Ottawa Senators front office is a sign the sports franchise is looking for an experienced hand as it constructs a new arena in the LeBreton Flats redevelopment, according to people familiar with professional hockey ...and more »

Cyril Leeder out, Tom Anselmi in, Ottawa Senators announce - CBC.ca

The Ottawa Senators are replacing longtime president Cyril Leeder with former Maple Leafs Sports and Entertainment chief Tom Anselmi, who is taking on the role of president and CEO, the team has announced. Team owner Eugene Melnyk announced the ...and more »

Cyril Leeder wishes Senators well in emotional goodbye - CBC.ca

Speaking in front of blank blue screens instead of the familiar centurion logo of the team, outgoing Senators president Cyril Leeder delivered a farewell news conference in the arena he helped build. The irony in the fact he was permitted to do so by ...and more »

Former Senators president Leeder says he saw change coming - Ottawa Citizen

An emotional Cyril Leeder stopped by the Canadian Tire Centre on Thursday afternoon for one fond, final farewell before he steps out of the spotlight. The former Senators president, who was replaced by former Maple Leafs Sports and Entertainment ...and more »

Senators hire ex-Maple Leafs executive Anselmi to lead LeBreton project - Ottawa Citizen

And, by the time it was over, longtime sports executive Tom Anselmi brought his experience to the other side of the Battle of Ontario. With the Senators' negotiations to build a new rink at LeBreton Flats moving to a pivotal stage in the next nine ...and more »

Tom Anselmi named Senators President and CEO - Silver Seven

The Senators have announced the hiring of Tom Anselmi as their new President and CEO today. Anselmi's previous career was largely with MLSE. He held the title of Chief Operating Officer with them from 1999 through 2013, Executive Vice-President from ...and more »

Senators president Cyril Leeder, loyal to the NHL team he helped create in Ottawa, deserved a better exit - National Post

OTTAWA — Through 25 years of Ottawa Senators hockey, there has been one constant, steadying force. Owners, general managers, head coaches, trainers, players, have come and gone by the hundreds. The wonder is that Cyril Leeder, co-founder of the ...and more »

Editorial: Cyril Leeder was there for hockey – and for Ottawa - Ottawa Citizen

The story, well-known, is that Bruce Firestone, Randy Sexton and Cyril Leeder were quaffing beers one night after a game of pick-up hockey, when Firestone pitched his dream of bringing an NHL franchise to Ottawa. Leeder, an accountant by training, soon ...and more »