Canucks "house band" the Odds joined by Don Cherry and the Tragically Hip's Rob Baker
Hockey fans tuning in to tonight's Canucks vs. Sharks game on CBC-TV got a bit of a surprise just before the puck dropped.
As the familiar riff of the Tragically Hip's "Little Bones" reverberated over the airwaves, local pop legends the Odds were pictured in Rogers Arena performing the opening track of the Hip's 1991 album Road Apples. Along for the ride on guitars were Hip lead player Rob Baker and someone not normally recognized for his fancy fretwork, Hockey Night in Canada loudmouth Don Cherry. I don't think Grapes was plugged in, though.
In the parlance of the Hip, here's hoping the Canucks make short work of their San Jose rivals: fully completely.
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