Ottawa Senators veterans say the team has dealt with the players who were caught on video complaining about their team and coach and they’re ready to move on.
Seven Senators players apologized late Monday night after Postmedia published a story with a video of them criticizing their team and coach Martin Raymond in a conversation in front of an Uber driver in Phoenix, Ariz., last week.
None of those players spoke to the media after morning skate Tuesday.
Instead, it was up to long-time Senators Cheap Ottawa Senators Jerseys such as Mark Stone and Craig Anderson to face the first questions about the incident from reporters.
“This is a hiccup,” Stone said, adding the team found out about the existence of the video a few days ago. “Guys have made great efforts to repair relationships. This is only going to make our team stronger.”
“[The players] support each other,” Anderson said.
“I’m here to face [media] head-on and let you know we support our staff and we support our management.”
Head coach Guy Boucher said the team has dealt with the issue and has moved on.
“I don’t know who makes decisions to put those things out there but when you purposefully try to hurt another human being, I don’t want to spend too much time on that,” he said.
“Especially probably the best human I know.”
The Senators host New Jersey tonight.