Senators owner Eugene Melnyk undergoes successful liver transplant

Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk underwent a successful liver transplant, the team announced Tuesday night.


The Senators said Mr. Melnyk and the anonymous donor are doing well and resting comfortably at Toronto General Hospital.
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The team announced last week that Mr. Melnyk was in need of a live liver transplant and put 12 people through a screening process.

Mr. Melnyk went into surgery at noon Eastern time, and it was completed at 8:05 p.m., the Senators said.

The Senators said the University Health Network’s Multi-Organ Transplant Program will update Mr Melnyk and the donor’s progress later this week.

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