Originally posted on Puck Daddy  |  Last updated 10/3/11
Welcome to Week 2 of Puck Daddy's ongoing coverage of CBC's Battle of the Blades, the figure-skating-meets-hockey reality program that proves Canadians will watch just about anything, provided it takes place on ice (or at Degrassi High). This week, unlike last week, a couple will be eliminated come Monday night, and if that didn't already have you amped, the program cold-opened with an intense introductory montage, just to seal the deal. Mind you, any likelihood of us taking said montage seriously disappeared when Brad May deadpanned, "I played in the NHL. I fought the biggest guys. Now I'm a figure skater. I'm addicted to that adrenaline." Sure you are, Mayday. Immediately after the intro montage, Ron Maclean and Kurt Browning provided the usual awkward repartee, stepping on one another's lines and overstating the weight of the events, such as when Maclean said of the night's festivities, "It's like opening night of the Stanley Cup playoffs." Right, except for the fact that it's ...
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