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The Top Five Most Emotional National Anthems in Buffalo Sports HistoryrnShaun Chojnackirnrn#5 NHL All Star Game 1991rnJanuary 19th 1991rn• The Gulf War had just begun and emotions were incredibly high.rn• The game was broadcasted worldwide and drew the highest television audience for an NHL All Star game at the time.rn• The uncertainty of war was looming as the building of 18,472 came together in song waving flags, holding up signs, and shedding tears.rn• Uwe Krupp represented the Buffalo Sabres playing for the Wales Conference.rnrnhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Z8otgv39IM&feature=player_embeddedrnrn#4 Buffalo Sabres at Toronto Maple LeafsrnFebruary 8th 1977rn• “The Blizzard of 77” caused two home games vs Toronto and Los Angeles to be cancelled at the Aud for the first time in the clubs history.rn• Regrouping from a devastating storm that claimed 29 lives (According to USA Today) the anthem sparked the Sabres and resulted in an excellent game versus the Toronto Maple Leafs.rnrn#3 Buffalo Bills vs New York GiantsrnJanuary 21st 1991rn• Arguably the most emotional anthem in Super bowl history.rn• Absolutely flawless performance by Whitney Houston.rn• The infamous Scott Norwood “wide right” game. rnrnhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YHmdu_I_0zIrnrn#2 Buffalo Sabres at Boston BruinsrnApril 17th 2013rn• It was the first sporting event in the city of Boston following the horrific bombings at the Boston Marathon.rn• 17,565 fans added their voices in a unison version of the National Anthem.rn• After the game, both teams saluted the Boston fans by raising their sticks while soaking in the forceful chants of “USA! USA! USA!”rnrnhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lbHMRpdk3_4rnrn#1 Buffalo Sabres at New York RangersrnOctober 7th 2001rn• It was the first sporting event in the city of New York after the tragic events of 9/11.rn• It was uplifting, heart felt, and the atmosphere was very emotional. rn• That night, there were no home or away teams. Each and every player on the ice represented the United States of America.rn• The jerseys for the game were later auctioned off and generated $215,000 for the Twin Towers Fund.rnrnhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UHQRqqaWj_A
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