NHL teams have fun with holiday messages to fans

The NHL is in the holiday spirit, with several teams creatively extending their well wishes through videos to fans.

Collection of NHL holiday greetings

Broadcaster Dan Rusanowsky (center), as well as players like Tomas Hertl (left) and James Sheppard (right) took part in the video. (San Jose Sharks Youtube)

Leading up to the holidays, the NHL tends to have some fun by getting their players involved in video greetings. Some of the more creative holiday messages involved either spoofing holiday classics or serenading fans. 

The Ottawa Senators went the spoofing route by taking on several holiday films, and captain Erik Karlsson wasn't the biggest fan.

The Montreal Canadiens wished everyone a "Habby Holiday" with a little help from The Elf on a Shelf. 

The Florida Panthers kept it a bit more traditional with their rendition of Santa Claus is coming to town

The St. Louis Blues did both. The team sang a version of Deck the halls that included outtakes, and spoofed Home Alone.

Earlier in the month, the San Jose Sharks rapped about their love for the holiday sweater and the Pittsburgh Penguins responded by spoofing National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation.

Last but not least, the Toronto Maple Leafs pleasantly butchered Jingle Bell Rock for everyone's listening pleasure.


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