New NHL On VERSUS Promo

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  1. Stevedude530

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    not bad, could have chosen less cliche music, but that's OLN for you.
     
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    I have no problem with the music. I like the promo overall, mostly because they thankfully used actual players in real highlights, instead of some ridiculous warrior story or a bunch of actors in generic uniforms in some dimly-lit rink.
     
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    "MY NHL" never included Johnny Cage
     
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    I don't understand your reply.
     
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    Actual NHL highlights in a promo? Is this a first?
     
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    Johnny Cage... the "American" fighter in Mortal Kombat.

    I thought the promo was great... Rookie Orientation/Training Camp and Evgeni Malkin this week!! :yo:
     
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    No, the NHL on Fox had plenty of clips with real players and highlights. I remember ABC doing some with Roenick too, it's not like they never did anything like that before.
     
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    My failure to understand the other poster's reply remains. :)
     
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    Johnny Cage was an actor, that's as far as I got.

    As for the promo, I like it a lot. The quick cuts really make the game seem a lot faster opposed to most commercials which make it seem slower.
     
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    FOX's commercials were funny too. That was good commercial though. Better than the myStanley Cup One's
     
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    The music was a little cliche, but its used by alot of other sports as well so I guess if its not broke....etc. Overall it got me pumped for next season, but if I look at a hockey stick during the off season, i'm ready to go for next season. Cant WAIT :banghead:
     
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    Loved it :clap:

    ...now drop the puck!
     
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    it's Beethoven's 9th - it's a masterpiece and I for one LOVE the Promo. The VS logo doesn't even look that bad...
     
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    Couldn't watch, the screen was just green...
     
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    i like it, but oln/versus needs to change they're website...then again when do they officially change to versus?
     
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    Some time in September. :)
     
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    I can't believe people don't know who Johnny Cage is. Mortal Combat anyone?
     
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    1) I wouldn't consider "Ode to Joy" cliche (i.e. the piece from Beethoven's 9th in the commercial). I think using Standard Hard Rock Score #6 might have been a cliche.
    2) Johnny Cage is an obscure reference.
     
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    Even knowing who Johnny Cage is (now) hasn't helped me understand your original reply. :dunno:
     
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    some of the early promos they had
     
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    ...and thanks to some slacker at an ad agency with Protools its all chopped up.
     
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    Try updating your player. The picture was messed up for me too at first.

    Those were great IMO. Very atmospheric.
     
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    Thought it was pretty good. Nice to see OLN/Versus putting a lot of effort into the hockey. I am very happy to see they are changing the name of the network, I think things are looking up for the NHL and Versus.
     

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