Christmas came early for Puck Daddy this year. Not only were we blessed with the excellence of the San Jose Sharks' holiday shopping network video last week, but on Thursday we learned that another NHL team actually had created a holiday video that was better.
If you haven't seen the Chicago Blackhawks' Sing-Along Holiday Album yet, you should. It's a Christmas miracle, teeming with horrible sweaters, green screen, and awful singing from all your favourite Chicago players (and Sean O'Donnell).
Granted, I was kind of hoping this video would suddenly reveal one of the Blackhawks to be a remarkable singer, like that scene in Love Actually where it turns out Hugh Grant's driver has the voice of an opera soloist (why is there no Youtube video of this?), but there's so much awesome here it's hard to complain.
In fact, there's so much awesome that I was able to make a numbered list. Here are the 10 best moments in the Chicago Blackhawks' holiday vid...