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02/21/13 - Response to Brett's song: "Hockey, Please Come Back"
Brett Kissel's Canadian Anthem: "Hockey, Please Come Back" garnered attention across the continent. Here is what the national and international media had to say:
"Kissel speaks for all Canadian hockey fans..." - Kelly Hrudey, host, Hockey Night in Canada
"This song is sweeping the nation..." - Doug MacLean, Hockey Central host, Sportsnet Connected
"Congratulations on capturing the feeling of all hockey fans in Nashville!" - Paul McCann - SlapShot Radio - Nashville, Tennessee
"People are going nuts for this song!" - Rob Williams - CTV Morning Live
"No genre of music does pleas for stuff to come back quite the way that country does. That in mind, it really is the perfect avenue for an impassioned plea to end the NHL lockout. Thanks to country star Brett Kissel, now we have one. Feast your ears on "Hockey Please Come Back." - Puck Daddy Blog - Yahoo Sports.com
"Great tongue-in-cheek song..." - Montreal Gazette
"Brett Kissel strikes a chord with frustrated hockey fans..." - National Post
"Hockey, Please Come Back is picking up speed faster than Taylor Hall on a breakaway..." - Edmonton Journal
A message from Brett:
Thank you for making my song, "Hockey, Please Come Back" one of Canadian Country Radio's most requested songs. Thank you for rallying behind my passionate plea. Thank you for showing up to the music video. And thank you hockey, (after devastating months of pure agony), for finally coming back.
"If the lockout ends tomorrow, and this song tanks and drops with a bullet, and I can get back to watching hockey, that's the best case scenario" - Brett Kissel