The online reaction to an otherwise sweet moment is quite the barometer for the divisions in America.
A typical response has been “would Americans do this?”
Maybe it was just a nice moment and leave it at that, America.
In Edmonton, the microphone went out just before the start of the Oilers – Anaheim Ducks playoff game last evening.
So country singer Brett Kissel turned to the crowd.
— NHL (@NHL) April 30, 2017
Would hockey fans in the U.S. be able to sing the Canadian National Anthem?
They’re hockey fans. Of course they would.
And they did.