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Senators fans belt out 'O Canada' after fire alarm knocks out PA system

Ottawa assists singer Steph La Rochelle with national anthem before game vs. Canucks @NHLdotcom

Sens fans sing national anthem

VAN@OTT: Senators fans help sing national anthem

Technical difficulties in the Canadian Tire Centre leads to the Senators fans lending their voices for the Canadian national anthem

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Steph La Rochelle sang the Canadian national anthem on Tuesday, with the help of some Ottawa Senators fans.

Senators fans helped out with "O Canada" after technical difficulties shut down the public-address system before Ottawa's game against the Vancouver Canucks at Canadian Tire Centre on Tuesday.

A fire alarm caused the PA system to shut down, and the teams took the pregame warmup without any music. A message on the scoreboard along with prompting from scheduled singer La Rochelle cued the fans to begin singing the national anthem.

La Rochelle's microphone began to work shortly after the song started, but she made sure to thank the Senators fans for a well-deserved assist.

Tweet from @LaRochelleSteph: A few technical difficulties tonight. But thank you for singing along with me!! ����������#ocanada #anthemsinger #ottawasenators

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