Before the Edmonton Oilers' first home playoff game in 11 years against the Anaheim Ducks, the traditional singing of the anthem took a turn for the surreal

Someone named Brett Kissel, who's apparently a country music artist of some kind, started singing The Star-Spangled Banner when he realized the microphone wasn't functioning.

But no worries.

The entirety of the 18,347 fans in attendance decided to get involved.

Right on, Canada.

That's as stirring a rendition of the tune as you'll find, this side of Jimi Hendrix at Woodstock. You'll get that and others by clicking over to The Daily Player.

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