OTTAWA, ON - OCTOBER 20: Matt Duchene #95 of the Ottawa Senators celebrates his second period goal against the Montreal Canadiens with teammates Mark Stone #61, Thomas Chabot #72, Colin White #36 and Bobby Ryan #9 at Canadian Tire Centre on October 20, 2018 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/NHLI via Getty Images)

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NHL Players Caught Ripping Own Team and Coach in Uber Dashcam Video

Seven Ottawa Senators players issued an apology after their conversation went public.

What happens in an Uber, doesn’t stay in an Uber – at least if you’re an NHL player.

Last month in Phoenix, seven Ottawa Senators players –  Matt Duchene, Thomas Chabot, Dylan DeMelo, Alex Formenton, Chris Tierney, Chris Wideman, and Colin White – were recorded while having a conversation in the back of an Uber by the car’s dashcam.

In the conversation, the players were ripping assistant coach Martin Raymond and being critical of their team. Unfortunately for them, the recording made it onto the internet.

As bad as the recording looks for the players, it doesn’t look much better for Uber as filming passengers without their consent is clearly a violation – as is subsequently releasing the video on the web.

Rob Khazzam, general manager for Uber Canada, said as much.

The players in the video also released a statement once it was made public.

“We want to apologize publicly to Marty Raymond, our teammates and coaches for our comments in Phoenix, Arizona, on Oct. 29,” the statement reads. “Our private conversation was recorded without our knowledge or consent. We’re passionate about our team, and focusing on growing together. We are grateful for the support of our fans and organization. This is an important learning experience, and we will do better.”

The Senators also responded.

At 5-6 with just 13 points, the Senators are currently one of the five worst teams in the NHL.

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