The Associated Press
DETROIT (AP) — Some player-specific songs Red Wings DJ T. Campbell plays after Detroit scores a goal at Joe Louis Arena:
Chris Chelios, defenseman:
—song from "Zorba the Greek" in honor of Chelios' Greek heritage.
Pavel Datsyuk, center:
—techno version of the traditional Russian folk song "Kalinka"; Datsyuk is from Russia.
Kris Draper, center:
—"Warm It Up," by Kris Kross, with its refrain of "Warm it up, Kris."
Valtteri Filppula, center:
—the standard "Happy Wanderer," which repeats the word "Valderee."
Johan Franzen, winger:
—the old cowboy song "Mule Train"; Franzen's nickname is "Mule."
Tomas Holmstrom, left wing:
—"Baby Got Back," by Sir Mix-A-Lot; Holmstrom is known for backing his backside into the goalie to block his view of the puck.
Jiri Hudler, left wing:
—the kids' song "Happy Happy Joy Joy"; Hudler's nickname is "Happy."
Niklas Kronwall, defenseman:
—"I Can't Drive 55," by Sammy Hagar; Kronwall wears jersey number No. 55.
Brett Lebda, defenseman:
—"American Boy," by Estelle (featuring Kanye West); Lebda is from Illinois and one of only a handful of U.S. born Red Wings.
Kirk Maltby, right wing:
—"Eighteen," by Alice Cooper; Maltby wears jersey No. 18.
Chris Osgood, goaltender:
—dialogue from "The Wizard of Oz": "Do not arouse the wrath of the great and powerful Oz."
Brian Rafalski, defenseman:
—"Jump Around", by House of Pain; Rafalski attended the University of Wisconsin, and the student section at Badger football games goes crazy when the song is played.
Henrik Zetterberg, center:
—"Rock and Roll, Pt. 2," by Gary Glitter; the favorite of sports arenas everywhere plays at the Joe, and the crowd substitutes "Hank" for "Hey" during the chorus.
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