Buffalo’s proximity to Canada is a big reason why the Sabres have experienced a nice little renaissance at the box office. That large population of fans from just a stone’s throw north of the border explains why both anthems were sung during a Carolina Hurricanes-Buffalo Sabres game, but it came back to haunt the Sabres’ anthem singer tonight.
As you can see from this video, “O Canada” produced an “uh oh” moment:
(Gotta love the shot of Eric Staal giggling.)
There have been far more egregious lyrical mistakes and a treasure trove of off-key disasters, though, as you can see from this fantastic compilation:
As someone with zero vocal ability, my only bit of advice? When in doubt, hum your way through a few of the tougher lines …
(H/T to Kukla’s Korner.)