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The Organ Project In The Media

AM640 with Tasha Kheiriddin

Eugene Melnyk, Owner, Governor and Chairman of the Ottawa Senators. Owner of Melnyk Racing Stables and Winding Oaks Farm. READ MORE

TSN radio

Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk joins the program to discuss his involvement in The Organ Project, his concerns about his players competing in the Olympics, and his views on instigator penalties. READ MORE

CTV Your Morning with Melissa Grelo

Eugene Melnyk opens up about importance of organ donation READ MORE

Global TV with Jeff McArthur

He was once weeks away from death; now, Eugene Melnyk is giving back READ MORE

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The Barbados Advocate

Eugene Melnyk has taken an active role in creating more awareness about organ donation… READ MORE

The Globe and Mail

Eugene Melnyk’s life was saved when he received a partial liver transplant in May, 2015, from an anonymous living donor. Now the owner of the Ottawa Senators is hoping to help others. On Wednesday [February 15, 2017], Melnyk announced the launch of the Organ Project… READ MORE

CBC

Melnyk pointed to Spain’s opt-out organ donation system, where everyone is born as an organ donor, but can choose to opt out if they wish. He also detailed differences between Canada and the United States. “They have federal legislation”… READ MORE

Ottawa Citizen

Eugene Melnyk is getting a little help from his friends. Hoping to raise $2 million for The Organ Project, Melnyk reached out to former Senators centre Mike Fisher to see if his wife Carrie Underwood, a world-famous singer would perform.. READ MORE

Sports Illustrated

At first, Eugene Melnyk had prewritten his speech for the big announcement. But by the time the Ottawa Senators’ owner took his seat Wednesday morning and began to talk, the meticulous notes had been scrapped entirely… READ MORE

Ottawa Community News

Melnyk also announced the project’s inaugural gala to kick off Organ Donation Awareness Month in April. The exclusive event will be held at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto on March 31. Country star Carrie Underwood, wife of former Senators player… READ MORE

Yahoo!

Senators owner battles myths, apathy in organ donation effort… READ MORE

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