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Longtime Oilers anthem singer Lorieau dies at age 71

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The Canadian Press
7/3/2013 1:05:33 AM
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EDMONTON -- Paul Lorieau, the longtime national anthem singer for the Edmonton Oilers, died on Tuesday at the age of 71.

The Oilers said in a statement that Lorieau succumbed to cancer.

"Paul will be respected and remembered for being a key player in the history of the Edmonton Oilers," said team president Patrick LaForge. "His passion and excitement became a staple at every Oilers home game for more than 30 years."

One of Lorieau's most memorable moments came in Game 3 of the 2006 Western Conference final. He began singing "O Canada", but after a few short lines pointed his microphone in the air and let the Edmonton fans in attendance finish the rest of the anthem.

Paul Lorieau (Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

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