Jon Hamm’s magic was on full display Sunday night when St. Louis Blues played against Anaheim Ducks.
The Blues were down 2-0 in the first period. At the start of the second, Hamm joined Bally Sports Midwest speakers John Kelly and Darren Pang in the booth. The former Don Draper remains unapologetic. Louis, a bourgeois booster who has defended Imo’s on Jimmy Kimmel Live! and bragged to Ted Drewes Enjoy your meal.
In addition, he is a well-known Blues fan. Before Hamm even had a chance to say anything in the booth last night, the Blues scored. (Jordan Kyrou scored the goal with an assist from Ivan Barbashev.) “Am I lucky or am I lucky?!?” shouted Hamm from the background.
Barbashev is Hamm’s favorite player. Hamm was previously in the booth on March 7, 2019 and talked about his love of ice skating. “And I love that goal!” he exclaimed as Barbashev scored.
The story will tell you that the Blues find magic when Jon Hamm joins the broadcast.
– Bally Sports Midwest (@BallySportsMW) April 25, 2022
But Hamm had never had a night in the booth like this. After regaining order and consulting his linesman, the referee called FC’s Nikko Mikkola to one side and produced a red card for the player. it was blocked, but Vladimir Tarasenko put it in.
“I can not walk!” said Hamm.
Then, a few minutes later, the conversation returned to Barbahsev.
“He’s a spark,” Hamm said, “and he has a career year.” Moments later, Barbahsev scored.
“You can not write this,” Hamm said with a laugh. “If you wrote it, people would think, ‘No, this does not make sense.’ I literally can not believe it just happened.” All three goals were within about 5 minutes.
Justin Faulk was the last to score with Hamm in the cabin and the Blues won 6-3.
Fans insisted that Hamm call each game for the rest of the season.
Blues when Jon Hamm is in the stand AND it’s second period: pic.twitter.com/Csj5KozFBx
– x – Tim Mitchell @ (@ TimMitch13) April 25, 2022
The Blues entered the 2nd period with authority. 4 goals on 5 shots and Jon Hamm can be responsible for them all #stlblues
– Thomas Welch (@ twelcher15) April 25, 2022
Get Jon Hamm in the booth for every remaining Blues game this season
– Michelle Smallmon (@msmallmon) April 25, 2022
Anyone know how many goals we’ve scored since Jon Hamm showed up in the broadcast box?
– x – St. Louis Blues (@StLouisBlues) April 25, 2022