Oilers fans sing U.S. anthem after microphone stops working

Listen as the fans inside Rogers Place sings the American national anthem after a microphone malfunctions.

There is nothing scarier for a performer than when equipment malfunctions.

That very thing happened to Canadian country star Brett Kissel on Sunday when his mic stopped working just as he was about to sing the Star Spangled Banner ahead of Game 3 between the Edmonton Oilers and Anaheim Ducks.

Lucky for Kissel, the Oilers fans at Rogers Place were more than happy to sub in for him. (You can watch their sparkling rendition above.)

Within minutes, both “The Star Spangled Banner” and Kissel himself were trending on Twitter, and the moment led to an outpouring of love to the singing Oilers fans.

Here are some of our favourite tweets:

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