Nov 11, 2009

Johnny Bower reads "In Flanders Fields"

The Toronto Maple Leafs put on a nice pre-game show on November 10, the eve of Remembrance Day in Canada. The high point was Johnny Bower reading "In Flanders Fields". Here's the vid from Leafs TV On Demand:

..and here's more from the Leafs pre-game ceremony.

We did a special ceremony in Ottawa too, featuring Ted Hibberd, one of the members of the 1948 RCAF Flyers team that won a gold medal at the 1948 Olympics. He got a standing ovation from the crowd and was clearly moved by the crowd response. Here's the vid from Sens TV:

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Any chance you could post/share the video of the anthems? The Nov 10 2009 game vs the Wild featured, in my opinion, hands down, the best versions of the two anthems I have ever heard