Get the very first e-copy of…
Don’t Back Down, the real story of the founding of the NHL’s Ottawa Senators
by Sens founder Bruce M Firestone
… together with a certificate signed by him thatyou received it first!
This amazing story openswith Bruce M Firestone, then in his late 30s, bidding for a NHLexpansion team for Canada’s
capital city against tough competition including bidders from Milwaukee,
and St Petersburg.
The book tells how Bruce and his talented
group of executives built a successful commercial real estate empire that he then
put on the line to bring the Senators back to Ottawa.
This was a team that won nine Stanley
Cups and was a member of the National League at its founding in 1917, but hadn’t
played a game in nearly 60 years–since leaving Ottawa for St Louis in 1933.
story unfolds, we witness a high tension multi-faceted endeavor with powerful
political and economic forces arrayed against them. Firestone writes of their
resulting success and the changes it brought to Ottawa.
He explores how Canada
could and should have more NHL teams, and what the future holds for the Sens in
a changing technological landscape and altered state of city planning and
How do you get it?
Come to the Sarah
Stott (the young lady whose legs were amputated when hit by a train) fundraiser
on April 25th, 2015 at Tudor Hall—doors open
at 7 pm, tickets are $20. Bands include: “Moondogs” and “Samsara”. Then
enter the auction in support of Sarah to win.
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