Taking the Hockey Night in Canada theme song away would be like stripping The Great White North (Kanadian Korner) of their signature "coo-roo-coo-coo-coo-coo-coo-coo" theme song.
.... or taking Bruce Frisko away from Live at 5!
Everyone, and I mean everyone is up in arms about this.
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Although, it seems now, that CBC is maybe trying to dig themselves out of a PR nightmare ... stating that a deal is still possible for Hockey Night Song.
Hockey Night in Canada just won't be the same without it's widely known song that makes it uniquely Canadian.