DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 31: Justin Abdelkader #8 of the Detroit Red Wings and teammate Ian White #18 stretch during warm-ups before an NHL game against the St Louis Blues at Joe Louis Arena on December 31, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images)
This team has been a real treat to say you've been the head coach of them. I'm extremely proud of this group ... after the disappointment of (the Game 6 loss) is digested, it's always a lot easier as a coach when your team has emptied its tank, and that team emptied its tank for me for three months.
— Senators coach Dave Cameron after getting eliminated in the first round by the Canadiens