▪️The Ottawa Senators will start selling tickets for home games today – but they don't know how many they can sell. Currently, the limit is 1,000 seats in the 18,123 seat area but the Province has indicated that this will increase. The Sens first pre-game match is September 29 against Toronto. [Ottawa Sun]
▪️Comedian Norm Macdonald died yesterday at 61 after battling cancer for nine years. Quebec City-born Macdonald attended Gloucester High School then Algonquin College and Carleton, before beginning his comedy career in Ottawa's comedy clubs and open mike nights.
To triple-down on the Ottawa, here's a clip of MacDonald being interviewed in 2018 by his sister-in-law Joyce Napier, then host of CJOH’s Question Period. Smart and funny stuff.