Canadian National Anthem Botched At Sabres Game (Video)
The Canadian national anthem is rarely performed at hockey games that do not involve Canadian teams, and perhaps they should keep it that way following this debacle by the anthem singer during last night’s game between the Buffalo Sabres and the Carolina Hurricanes at the First Niagara Center.
Her error (It’s supposed to be “From far and wide, Oh Canada, we stand on guard for thee,” and not “Oh Canada, we stand on guard, we stand on guard for thee”) may not have been detected by the many Americans seated in the stands, but it was certainly detected by several of the Canadian players on the ice, including the Canes’ Eric Staal, who struggled to hold back the laughter.
Check it out.
As bad as that was, it will never be as bad as this guy’s rendition of “Oh Canada.” Has there ever been a bigger botching of a national anthem than the one provided in the video below, which comes from a 1994 CFL game in Las Vegas? I wouldn’t bet on it.