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Video- Hockey Night In Canada Opening Montage

I was waiting for Marlin Perkins to appear in the opening...

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Heh heh… “Following the revelation that The Walt Disney Company had fabricated footage of a mass suicide of lemmings in its film White Wilderness, CBC journalist Bob McKeown challenged Perkins in an interview as to whether he had ever done something of that sort. Perkins, then in his seventies, “firmly asked for the camera to be turned off, then punched a shocked McKeown in the face.”

Posted by Moose Moss on 02/02/14 at 03:00 AM ET

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Hate to break it to the producer of that montage, those weren’t lions in the video.  They were cougars (pumas) or the often misnamed mountain lion.  From Wikipedia:  “mountain lion is technically incorrect, as its range is not limited to mountain regions, nor can it roar like a true lion, the latter being of the genus Panthera”

Posted by wolverine on 02/02/14 at 03:34 AM ET

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