Gavin DeGraw sees plants on ice after singing the national anthem at the Stanley Cup Playoffs

Gavin DeGraw sees plants on the ice after singing the national anthem in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs

He opened the hockey game with a smashing rendition of The Star Spangled Banner.

But after finishing the national anthem during the Stanley Cup competition in Nashville, Gavin DeGraw had a minor performance accident when slipping on the ice.

The 42-year-old pop singer shattered his face in the ice, although he managed to get up without too much trouble.

Whoops: Gavin DeGraw, 42, fell unhappy on the ice after singing the national anthem on Game Five of the Stanley Cup tournament in Nashville on Saturday.

Whoops: Gavin DeGraw, 42, fell unhappy on the ice after singing the national anthem on Game Five of the Stanley Cup tournament in Nashville on Saturday.

Gavin was playing the national anthem for Game Five of the Stanley Cup tournament, a confrontation between the Dallas Stars and the hometown of Nashville Predators.

The I Do not Want Be Singer started the performance well enough with a floury and fairly traditional version of the Banner.

The Stars fans in the crowd shouted & # 39; Stars! & # 39; while he sang the line: & # 39; Whose broad stripes and bright stars through the dangerous battle … & # 39;

Singer from the neighborhood: Gavin played the national anthem for Game Five of the Stanley Cup tournament, a confrontation between the Dallas Stars and the hometown of Nashville Predators

Singer from the neighborhood: Gavin played the national anthem for Game Five of the Stanley Cup tournament, a confrontation between the Dallas Stars and the hometown of Nashville Predators

Singer from the neighborhood: Gavin played the national anthem for Game Five of the Stanley Cup tournament, a confrontation between the Dallas Stars and the hometown of Nashville Predators

Golden tone: the I Do not Want Be Singer started the performance well enough with a floury and fairly traditional version of the banner

Golden tone: the I Do not Want Be Singer started the performance well enough with a floury and fairly traditional version of the banner

Golden tone: the I Do not Want Be Singer started the performance well enough with a floury and fairly traditional version of the banner

Oh no: After he was done, he started to walk backwards as he threw his arms in the air to pump the crowd and dangerously stepped close to the edge of the mat to help him get on the ice.

Oh no: After he was done, he started to walk backwards as he threw his arms in the air to pump the crowd and dangerously stepped close to the edge of the mat to help him get on the ice.

Oh no: After he was done, he started to walk backwards as he threw his arms in the air to pump the crowd and dangerously stepped close to the edge of the mat to help him get on the ice.

Gavin swept the hockey players in a wave of patriotic emotions, and they began to fizz with the music.

The Chariot singer received a thunderous applause and applauded the crowd at the end of the national anthem, but it must not have been enough, and he dared to fly too close to the sun.

He started walking backwards as he threw his arms in the air to pump the crowd and dangerously stepped close to the edge of the mat that helped him on the ice.

Too late: After a final, fateful step landed on the ice, he threw forward at an alarming speed

Too late: After a final, fateful step landed on the ice, he threw forward at an alarming speed

Too late: After a final, fateful step landed on the ice, he threw forward at an alarming speed

Bam! His face seems to hit the ice against the carpet

Bam! His face seems to hit the ice against the carpet

Bam! His face seems to hit the ice against the carpet

Missed: Participants watching the jumbotron action would have missed the embarrassing fall when the camera pulled away at the end of the song

Missed: Participants watching the jumbotron action would have missed the embarrassing fall when the camera pulled away at the end of the song

Missed: Participants watching the jumbotron action would have missed the embarrassing fall when the camera pulled away at the end of the song

After a final, fateful step landed on the ice, he threw forward at an alarming speed.

His face seems to hit the ice against the carpet.

Participants who viewed the action from the jumbotron would have missed the embarrassing fall when the camera drove off at the end of the song.

Don't hide: despite the fall, Gavin still has to show his now bruised face around Nashville, where he co-owns the huge four-story restaurant and bar Nashville Undergound

Don't hide: despite the fall, Gavin still has to show his now bruised face around Nashville, where he co-owns the huge four-story restaurant and bar Nashville Undergound

Don't hide: despite the fall, Gavin still has to show his now bruised face around Nashville, where he co-owns the huge four-story restaurant and bar Nashville Undergound

Despite the fall, Gavin will still have to show his bruised face in the city.

He is a co-owner of Nashville Underground, a huge four-level restaurant and bar that is a popular venue in the country music capital.

Fortunately, he seemed to be in a good mood after being knocked down and even showing a sheepish grin when he got up.

Afterwards, spectators and fans went to Twitter to spoil the singer for his public fall.

Social Media Response: After that, viewers and fans went to Twitter to spoil the singer for his public fall

Social Media Response: After that, viewers and fans went to Twitter to spoil the singer for his public fall

Social Media Response: After that, viewers and fans went to Twitter to spoil the singer for his public fall

One step further: luckily Gavin seemed to be in a good mood after falling down, even showing a sheepish grin when he stood up again

One step further: luckily Gavin seemed to be in a good mood after falling down, even showing a sheepish grin when he stood up again

One step further: luckily Gavin seemed to be in a good mood after falling down, even showing a sheepish grin when he stood up again

Wrong identity: a user seems to have mistaken DeGraw for fellow pop singer Daniel Powter

Wrong identity: a user seems to have mistaken DeGraw for fellow pop singer Daniel Powter

Wrong identity: a user seems to have mistaken DeGraw for fellow pop singer Daniel Powter

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