Friday, June 06, 2008

Skeletons From The Closet, Vol. V

Here's one for the younger crowd...

Sadly, by the time the late 90s rolled around, bad lip-synching had fallen out of favor as a way to market a hockey team, and pop-up video was all the rage. The result? The 1997-98 Caps' "Let's Go Caps" video:

6 comments:

NS said...

need signings. i don't even care who anymore. i'd even settle for a Slapshot signing.

dcrock said...

@ns
you're cracking me up, keep it up.
Are we going to have to resort to resurrecting the Stalker Slapshot for some entertainment?

breed16 said...

I was waiting for this song. It rocks hard.

Anonymous said...

I can remember the feel of embarassment I'd have when they whould play that video pre-game. Oh the marketing of an Abe Pollin run franchise.

NS said...

@dcrock - i'll try

i tend to get my posting in early in the day, because by ~mid day, i am an angry angry ant.

Rorschach said...

I've been feeling old school so I looked up these SI articles about John Druce and Jim Carey
http://vault.sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/article/magazine/MAG1136876/1/index.htm
http://vault.sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/article/magazine/MAG1006459/index.htm