The Ottawa Sun's Gruce Garrioch made an appearance on yesterday's HockeyCentral at Noon, shortly after the 26 minute mark, the conversation turned to the "rumblings" of Eugene Melnyk having the team on the market.
Without rehashing a post which documented the recent history of Senators sale rumours, let's get right into it. I've clipped the audio which is embedded at the bottom of the post, and here's the transcript:
Darren Millard: Bruce, there were rumblings that people were in looking at the books of the Ottawa Senators.
Nick Kypreos: Those rumblings came from Doug MacLean.
Doug MacLean: Yeah, so, and I stand by my source that somebody was in and looked at the books as far as buying a minority piece of the team.
Kypreos: And that’s the big difference here: are they for sale or are they looking at ways to find a minority buyer or find somebody to come in?
MacLean: And what do you think?
Kypreos: I don’t think they are for sale in terms of Eugene Melnyk ...