They've had the word tossed in their faces more times than they'd like to count. And not often in the most complimentary of ways.
But Ottawa Senators
head coach Cory Clouston says the questions about his team's character can stop right now. He points, among other things, to a pair of comebacks from two-goal deficits that had his players showing an extra bounce in their step as they went through a short but intense practice session earlier today at Scotiabank Place.
"I know it's been questioned at times throughout the season but I haven't seen that at all," Clouston said in reference to the Senators' level of intestinal fortitude. "There's no question about that. Overall, I think, our team has shown a lot of character. You don't fall behind and come back from deficits, and you don't go on a road trip like we did (in February) and have that success without, in my opinion, (showing) character."
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