Don't Back Down, the story of the birth of the modern era Ottawa Senators, full length final version

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A video documentary by filmmaker Giovanni Falcone on the birth of the modern era Ottawa Senators.
This is the final extended version of Mr Falcone's first documentary film about the NHL's Senators, which can be seen at
This documentary was released to help celebrate the 25th anniversary (Sunday December 6th 2015) of the grant of conditional NHL expansion franchises to the cities of Ottawa and Tampa on Thursday December 6th 1990.
It coincides with the launch of the book: Don't Back Down, the real story of the founding of the NHL's Ottawa Senators and why big leagues matter written by team founder Bruce M Firestone available from
The book is the inside story of the return of the modern era Ottawa Senators. It’s an underdog tale full of suspense, intrigue and surprise. In it, Firestone explores and explains the world of pro sports-its characters, economics and prospects in North America.
He also shows how it might be possible to add more NHL teams in Canada, and what the future may hold for sports leagues and the Sens in a changing technological scene and altered state of city planning and development.
More about the film:
Features--Bruce M Firestone, Cyril M Leeder, Randy J Sexton, Liam Maguire, Jim Durrell, Dean Brown, Gord Wilson, Brad Marsh, Laurie Boschman
Filmed/edited/organized/produced by Giovanni Falcone, Producer, Mike HQ and Nick Losacco, Directors of Photography, John Petti, Assistant Producer, Rebecca Brunet, Assistant Director, Caroline Marchand, Film Editor, James Fish, Graphics
Film clips from CBC, CTV, Sens TV, NHL, Rogers
Thank you to Algonquin College TV Broadcasting.
Full Ottawa Senators playlist at,
Outtakes with Sens President Cyril Leeder,
Outtakes with Penguins Randy Sexton,
Full outtake interview with Sens Founder Bruce M Firestone available from
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  • We will win that Stanley Cup next year, I will never back down to any Ottawa senators haters, ever

    Corey HillCorey Hill17 päivää sitten
  • Let’s gibsens

    SensFan99SensFan99Vuosi sitten
  • Amazing video. Thank you to all of you, that made this team possible. Thank you for not giving up when times looked bleak. Long Live our Senators! GO SENS GO!

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