Blackhawks Patrick Kane Stars in “Peggy” Credit Card Ad (Video)

You’ve no doubt seen those Discover Card ads. Maybe you know them as USA Prime Credit ads or “Peggy” ads. The TV spots, running since August of 2010, focus on horrible customer service at financial institutions.

The agent is named Peggy, actually a he, as you obviously know. We’ve seen them incessantly during college football. And we’ve seen Peggy interact with among others: Lou Holtz, Kirk Herbstreit, and Bobby Bowden– all legends of the collegiate gridiron.

Now the Blackhawks Patrick Kane gets a turn. It was just released yesterday. Watch it after the jump

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Chicago Blackhawks Patrick Kane Injures Wrist, Will Have Surgery

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Looks like Chicago Blackhawks superstar Patrick Kane will have trouble lifting his drink for the next six to eight weeks.  The Blackhawks released a statement today announcing that Kane has a fractured left wrist that will require surgery to repair.  The surgery is scheduled for Tuesday, July 19.  A full recovery from the injury could take up to two months.  For more on the injury, and the full statement from the Chicago Blackhawks, click after the jump.


Bryan Vickroy

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Top two picks of ’07 Draft not impacting Stanley Cup very much

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The 2010 Stanley Cup Finals features a match-up between the #1 and #2 overall picks in the 2007 NHL Draft. The Chicago Blackhawks took Patrick Kane first overall that June; the Philadelphia Flyers followed up by taking James Van Riemsdyk second. This marked the first time in NHL history that two Americans were picked 1st and 2nd overall in the same draft.

Both of these young players have played crucial roles for their teams this season, but neither has made a big impact during the first two games of the Stanley Cup Finals.

By Paul M. Banks

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