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People Are Going Wild For These Punjabi Hockey Announcers

Bonino Bonino Bonino Boninooooooooo!!!!!!

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Nick Bonino scored an amazing late goal on Monday to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-2 win against the San Jose Sharks. But how amazing was it? Well, here's how it went down on Hockey Night in Canada's Punjabi broadcast.

*Blesses your timeline* #BONINOBONINOBONINO @IceSinghHNIC @RandipJanda @HarpPandher @BhupinderHundal

Harnarayan Singh, who calls the games on OMNI, went all in. He screamed "Bonino" about a dozen times, then capped it off with a "Boooo-neee-nooooo" for the ages.

People are loving it.

I want the HNIC Punjabi guys to commentate my life.

Best hockey call ever, and you can't tell me any different. #BONINOBONINOBONINO


And the hashtag #BONINOBONINOBONINO blew up on Twitter.


Some people sent in their own #BONINOBONINOBONINO goal calls.


And this person made it their new ringtone.

@HkyNightPunjabi #MyBoninoGoalCall

Hockey Night In Canada Punjabi Edition — which is hosted by Singh, Randip Janda, Bhupinder Hundal, and Harpreet Pandher — has long been a huge hit among Punjabi-Canadian hockey fans.

OMNI / Via Twitter: @HkyNightPunjabi

Singh told NPR recently that the Punjabi edition of HNIC helps the Sikh community feel more at home in Canada.

"I think what we're doing is making the community very proud," Singh said. "And I think it gives everybody the feeling that, you know, this is our country too — and my great-grandmother even came to Canada in 1908. So it's been over a hundred years."

It helps that these guys clearly know how to have fun at work.

We got the moves, that really move 'em. #HaiJamalo

Ishmael N. Daro is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Toronto. PGP fingerprint: 5A1D 9099 3497 DA4B

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