Tuesday December 15th, 2015

The Flames set the bar for NHL Christmas videos very high earlier this year when they put together a commercial for the team’s ugly Christmas sweaters in the style of retro TV show.

But their Pacific division rivals in San Jose may have surpassed them with their Behind The Music-inspired clip that doubles as a behind-the-scenes look at a previous holiday highlight.

• Houston coach Tom Herman will get a diamond grill from Paul Wall

The standout here is definitely now retired goaltender Evgeni Nobokov, playing an egotistical director version of himself, but everyone involved should be proud of their performances both in the original video and this year’s making-of documentary.

– Brendan Maloy

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