NHL goes Lenny Kravitz’s way to replace Green Day


The NHL is probably disappointed that Green Day backed out of “the World Cup of Hockey Celebration of Champions,” yet Lenny Kravitz is a solid replacement.

(It was really tempting to drop a joke like “Dreadlocks replace punk rock,” but Kravitz ruined that joke with a hair cut a solid decade or so ago. Not a team player.)

Credit the league for offering a full refund for the Sept. 23 event for those who can’t stomach the change from Green Day to Lenny Kravitz.

Whatever you might say about Kravitz’s current place in the pop culture consciousness, he gets a pass here for this: