Ottawa RedBlacks seeking name for new mascot
Ottawa Redblacks unveil lumberjack mascot: Naming contest to follow
Published Monday, February 17, 2014 3:48PM EST
The Ottawa RedBlacks new mascot is a throwback to the capital's history as a lumber town.
A smiling, axe wielding, and muscled lumberjack complete with a Jay Leno looking chin is Ottawa's new mascot.
The RedBlacks have launched a naming contest to provide the mascot with a complete identity.
The mascot was unveiled to an enthusiastic Ottawa's 67's crowd at Canadian Tire Centre today.
Ottawa residents have been quick with reaction on Twitter and Facebook to the mascot's image.
CTV Sports Director Terry Marcotte will introduce the mascot on CTV Ottawa News at 6 tonight with Graham Richardson and Carol Anne Meehan.