Canucks and Beyond

Because I Just Can't Ignore It...

06/11/2008 at 8:14pm EDT

The CBC notes:

Stephen Colbert is every bit as passionate about The Hockey Theme as Canadians it seems, promising to license “the most precocious Arctic treasure of all” for use in the United States.

Video is below—and it’s fun but this whole continuing saga really makes me wonder what TSN/CTV was thinking, buying this theme music up. While people may one day come to identify the jingle as being associated with their network, I’m not sure hockey fans will ever hear it without thinking of Hockey Night in Canada. After all, the music is nearly-synonymous with that iconic Saturday night game, not simply the NHL.

So at the end of the day, didn’t TSN just spend whatever-number-of-millions to buy a song that advertises their own network rival? Just a thought.

Anyway, without further adieu, the madness of Stephen Colbert:

Create an Account

In order to leave a comment, please create an account.

About Canucks and Beyond

Most Recent Posts

Most Recent Comments

Comment by Paul in Abel to Yzerman from the entry Theory On Why The Wings Claimed Magnus Hellberg - 1 hour ago
Comment by Paul in Kukla's Korner Hockey from the entry A Wrongful Dismissal Suit Filed Against The Vancouver Canucks - 3 hours ago
Comment by Paul in Abel to Yzerman from the entry Ville Husso In The Starter's Net At The Morning Skate - 3 hours ago
Comment by Paul in Abel to Yzerman from the entry Ville Husso In The Starter's Net At The Morning Skate - 3 hours ago
Comment by Paul in Abel to Yzerman from the entry Ville Husso In The Starter's Net At The Morning Skate - 4 hours ago