Chris Neil returning to the Ottawa Senators in role of alumni ambassador

Toronto Sun
Chris Neil returning to the Ottawa Senators in role of alumni ambassador
Chris Neil returning to the Ottawa Senators in role of alumni ambassador

One of the toughest players ever to put on an Ottawa Senators uniform is rejoining the team in an off-ice role. Five months after announcing his retirement following 16 seasons with the Senators, Chris Neil will join former teammate Chris Phillips as an alumni ambassador. In his new role, Neil will help Phillips with community outreach across the national capital region. “We're delighted to have Chris return to the Senators,” Eugene Melnyk, owner of the National Hockey League club, said in a statement Wednesday. “One of the most determined and resilient players this franchise has ever known, Chris's 'team-first' mentality and approachable demeanour will serve him well and makes him a perfect

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