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07-28-2011, 11:33 AM
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Originally Posted by pete goegan View Post
As I've stated before, I'm not a fan of the anthem being performed before every sporting event; but, if it must be done at the Arena, I like Leo's straightforward and respectful version better than almost any other. And I agree that the natural development of shouting his name is exactly the kind of thing we want to see grow in Columbus as a local hockey tradition. Anyone else who sings it should be preparded, in advance, for it. It's not a sign of disrespect for them, just a part of what makes our hockey experience unique.
I absolutely and completely agree with all of this in every particular. The anthem shouldn't have to be dressed up - it's the freaking national anthem.

(well, okay, I have issue with the part in that post where "prepared" is misspelled. But other than that, it's all good. )

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