Terrible end to difficult day

Posted on November 17, 2010

Terrible end to difficult day The Senators were drained — emotionally and physically — after a long day.

And it showed on the scoreboard.

Determined to dig deep after attending the funeral of Daron Richardson Wednesday morning, the Senators were thumped 7-1 by the Carolina Hurricanes at RBC Center.

While the Senators lost their sixth straight in Raleigh since Dec. 12, 2007, they had a tough time focusing following a two-hour trek here from Ottawa after supporting assistant coach Luke Richardson and family through a heartwrenching ceremony.

“It’s terrible end to a terrible day,” said Jason Spezza. “There’s no excuse. We wanted to play really well due to the circumstances, but we didn’t. It’s been a hard day.

“That’s a tough way to get embarrassed ... we can bounce back.”


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