NHL Fans Sing National Anthem To Help Performer, She Called It: ‘The Most Memorable Performance’

Before a playoff game between the New York Islanders and the Boston Bruins on Wednesday, hockey fans started singing a part of “The Star-Spangled Banner” covering for the national anthem singer.

According to the NHL, Nicole Raviv, a singer-songwriter, plays the national anthem before Islanders games at Nassau Coliseum on a regular basis.

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Her microphone was faulty prior to Saturday’s Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs in the second round.

As the microphone cut in and out, the 12,000 in attendance stepped in and helped her sing.

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The microphone was in working order before to Game 6 on Wednesday night, the Islanders fans still joined in.

As they all sang together, Raviv waved the microphone to the audience.

“I didn’t think @thenicoleraviv could sing the anthem any better than she normally does at #isles games,” sportscaster Shannon Hogan tweeted.

“But that right there was something really special.”

Raviv replied, “I’m not crying you’re crying.”

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