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Senators play touching video tribute for late Ray Emery

Former teammate and friend Spezza tears up on Stars bench

by Daniel O'Leary @DanOLeary25 / NHL.com Staff Writer

Ray Emery tribute video

DAL@OTT: Senators honor Ray Emery with video tribute

During their game against the Stars, the Senators honored the life and career of former goaltender Ray Emery

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The Ottawa Senators played a touching tribute to the career of former goalie Ray Emery, who died tragically at the age of 35 back in July, before their game against the Dallas Stars on Monday.

Fans and players alike were moved by the tribute video, which highlighted Emery's 11 seasons in the NHL, including helping lead the Senators to the 2007 Stanley Cup Final.

The toughness and winning smile from the player affectionately known as "Razor" to teammates were on full display during the clip.

Dallas Stars forward Jason Spezza, who broke in with the Senators with Emery during the 2002-03 season, was understandably emotional on the Stars bench during the tribute.

Spezza and Emery played five seasons together in Ottawa and became close friends, with Emery serving as a groomsman during Spezza's wedding.

Canadian singer and Emery's former fiancée Keshia Chante performed the anthems wearing his jersey.

Emery won a Stanley Cup as a member of the Chicago Blackhawks in 2012-13.

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