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Excitement Builds

from the CP via TSN,
Teams in the NHL playoffs have pulled out all the stops for raucous pre-game shows in their buildings. TV viewers see only brief segments, missing out for the most part on the most colourful promotional aspect of playoff hockey. In Montreal, the Canadiens beam a video onto the Bell Centre ice before games covering moments from their 24 Stanley cup victories and ending with images of the current players. The San Jose Sharks' pre-game has a dynamic build-up to the players' arrival onto the ice. It begins with the walk from the dressing room to classical music. There is lighting behind each player's head, casting huge silhouettes, and there is extra lighting during the playoffs to further highlight the massive shark's head through which the players reach the ice.
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