3 Little Things

Pommers Halo

A perfect gentleman

1. Yay! Pommers is nominated for the Lady Byng. Between Crunchy writing a blog that is basically a hilarious confirmation of all the personality traits we’ve assigned to him, and Pommerdoodle being nominated for what is essentially a “nice guy” award, I’m getting more and more confident that Paul Gaustad actually speaks in HONKS.

2. I love this commercial.

I love this commercial partially because of the appealing music, and partially because of how it’s edited together to look like one long play, but I love it mostly because of the Jagr pass at the 00:47 mark. I tend to get up and wander around the apartment during hockey commercial breaks, but every time I hear this music I zip back to the television so I can see that little soft pass. I don’t know why I love that pass so much.

3. We did a Round One Round-Up Round Table over at ModFan, so go take a peek for our assessment of the first round playoff action.

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7 Responses to “3 Little Things”


  1. 1 Anne April 25, 2008 at 8:05 am

    That’s my favorite NHL commercial too! It’s much less “Grrrr! Playoffs are TOUGH” than those “The Cup changes everything” commercials.

  2. 2 Katie April 25, 2008 at 8:41 am

    I’ve only seen the end of that commercial, so thanks for catching me up on the whole thing, Katebits! It’s so creative; I really think hockey has some of the best advertising in pro sports.

    And I now believe that Pommerdoodle really walks around with a halo over his head at all times. It’s just hidden by his helmet when he’s on the ice.

  3. 3 Pookie April 25, 2008 at 8:47 am

    I shouldn’t admit this, but it took me forever to realize it was supposed to be one long play. I’m… not very smart.

  4. 4 danielleia April 25, 2008 at 8:55 am

    I always flip when that commercial comes on. I LOVE it! I like how they pass the puck to the new and old guys.

  5. 5 Matt April 25, 2008 at 9:24 am

    Pommers got a lot of attention yesterday, with him choosing to play for Team USA instead of Canada…

    Also, that’s the first time I’ve seen that entire commercial. That just rocks!

  6. 6 elise April 25, 2008 at 7:46 pm

    Ah, Pommers, little angel.

    I love ModFan! Keep it coming…

  7. 7 JBo April 25, 2008 at 10:58 pm

    I had to watch it twice to get the one long play thing, and I absolutely love it. Such amazing creativity with that video.

    And did anyone else notice at the 39 second mark that it was the Ice Bowl? *tear*


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