Popular music artist Snoop Dogg is part of a group that is bidding for ownership of the Ottawa Senators. Snoop Dogg also said he wants to create a “Snoop Youth Hockey League” as he feels there needs to be a “The kids need to know that there is an option to play hockey if you look like me.” He wants to help build the game of hockey for people of color, seeing as he has been a huge hockey fan for a long time and there is a lack of diversity within the NHL as players are predominantly white. There are multiple parties bidding to buy the Ottawa Senators, with Ryan Reynolds also being part of a group that is bidding to buy the organization.
The Senators are on the come up with the young core they are building off of, they had 39 wins in 82 games and 86 points, missing playoffs by just 6 points this past season. The team was led by 21-year-old German Tim Stutzle, who had 39 goals and 51 assists for a total of 90 points in 78 games played this past season, and 23-year-old Brady Tkachuk who had 35 goals and 48 assists for a total of 83 points in 82 games played.
Snoop Dogg’s potential involvement in the ownership of the Ottawa Senators has generated a significant buzz in the hockey world, as the rapper is known for his love of the sport and desire to bring diversity to the NHL. With the creation of a “Snoop Youth Hockey League,” Snoop Dogg aims to inspire young people of color to explore the sport and break down barriers that have traditionally existed in the predominantly white league.
The involvement of other celebrities, such as Ryan Reynolds, in the bidding process for the Senators’ ownership highlights the growing interest in the sport from various corners of the entertainment industry. The new ownership could bring fresh perspectives and ideas, revitalizing the Senators as they continue to build a competitive team with their talented young core.
As the Senators strive to improve their performance and reach the playoffs in future seasons, the involvement of Snoop Dogg and other high-profile individuals in the team’s ownership could be the catalyst needed to energize the fanbase and raise the profile of the organization. This new era for the Ottawa Senators promises to be an exciting one for fans, players, and the NHL as a whole. Snoop Dogg Bids for Ottawa Senators