It was a tender moment on the ice Wednesday night before the Philadelphia-Pittsburgh hockey game.
The teams playing weren’t Canadian so the national anthem of Canada wouldn’t normally be played.
But this night was different and in the face of a terrorist attack to the north, sometimes all we can offer as humans is a song.
About the blogger
Bob Collins was with Minnesota Public Radio from 1992-2019. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day lamented that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.