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Sens' Mike Condon had no interest in switching sides in Battle of Ontario

Senators goalie Mike Condon covers the puck after making one of his 22 saves on 24 shots in Tuesday’s game against the Maple Leafs in Toronto. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn FRANK GUNN / THE CANADIAN
Senators goalie Mike Condon covers the puck after making one of his 22 saves on 24 shots in Tuesday’s game against the Maple Leafs in Toronto. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn FRANK GUNN / THE CANADIAN

The following article appeared on www.ottawacitizen.com on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 featuring former Princeton netminder Mike Condon.

By Bruce Garrioch

Mike Condon made his pre-season debut Tuesday night at the Air Canada Centre.

If the Toronto Maple Leafs had their way, that would have been his permanent home this season. Thankfully for Ottawa Senators fans, Condon opted not to switch sides in the Battle of Ontario.

It’s believed the Leafs were among the most interested teams in their pursuit of Condon during the talking period for unrestricted free agents in June, but the Senators’ backup goalie isn’t going to get into the details of what transpired before he signed a three-year deal worth $7.2 million deal to stay in Ottawa on June 28.

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