NHL

Steven Page to sing Canadian anthem at Winter Classic

{eot}
The Canadian Press
12/21/2010 2:38:29 PM
Decrease Text SizeIncrease Text Size
Text Size

NEW YORK -- Canadian singer-songwriter Steven Page will sing the national anthem at the NHL Winter Classic in Pittsburgh on New Year's Day.

Jackie Evancho, a 10-year-old local singing sensation, will sing the American anthem before the Penguins take on the Washington Capitals at Heinz Field.

Hinder will perform before the outdoor game and another rock band, The Clarks, will play during the first intermission, the NHL announced Tuesday.

Last October, Page released "Page One," his first solo album since splitting from the Barenaked Ladies in February 2009. The Toronto native will tour with the Goo Goo Dolls in the new year.

"I'm honoured to have been asked to sing the Canadian anthem at this year's NHL Winter Classic in the great outdoors in one of my favourite cities -- Pittsburgh," Page said in a release.

Page's split from the Ladies capped a difficult period in his life.

In 2008, the singer, his girlfriend and her roommate were charged with drug possession after police found cocaine at a Fayetteville, N.Y., apartment. Last October, all three secured a deal that resulted in dropped charges.

Steven Page (Photo: Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

zoom

(Photo: Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
Share This

Share This

Add to FacebookAdd to DiggAdd to FarkAdd to TwitterAdd to Stumble UponAdd to Reddit
Print this Story

2014-15 NHL Preview

From The Hockey Insider

TSN's Bob McKenzie sets up the start of training camp, going one-on-one with the GMs from all seven Canadian teams.


WATCH: Bryan Murray - Ottawa Senators

WATCH: Dave Nonis - Toronto Maple Leafs

WATCH: Kevin Cheveldayoff - Winnipeg Jets

WATCH: Marc Bergevin - Montreal Canadiens

WATCH: Brad Treliving - Calgary Flames

WATCH: Craig MacTavish - Edmonton Oilers

WATCH: Jim Benning - Vancouver Canucks


TSN.ca previews what to expect out of the NHL's 30 teams as we count down to puck drop. Check daily for team previews and updates on each Canadian franchise leading up to Oct. 8.


Latest Preview: Colorado Avalanche






TSN TweetBox
© 2014
All rights reserved.
Bell Media Television