Brian Burnett

Hockey Night in Canada comes to Nelson

The Nelson Leafs midget house hockey squad will be seen on television prior to Hockey Night in Canada on Saturday.

Brian Burnett, a videographer for Hockey Night in Canada, was in Nelson on Monday night to film a segment with the Nelson Leafs midget house squad.

The group of local players were asked to yell and cheer while six different players were filmed introducing the line up of NHL games for Saturday night.

The segment will air on CBC Saturday, between 3 and 4 p.m., prior to the game broadcast.

Individual players were also filmed for other mini-segments to air at the same time.

The boys managed to get the footage on tape in just six takes.

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