Sorry Stanley Cup Final viewers: "Computer automation...will bite you sometimes"

Texas TV station apologizes for putting on commercial during final Black Hawks-Bruins hockey play

The talking heads at KXAN TV news in Austin apologized last night after their station accidentally aired a commercial during the final play of Game 4 of the National Hockey League Stanley Cup Final, in which the Chicago Black Hawks scored a sudden-death game-winning goal vs. the Boston Bruins.

One of the newscasters apologized for the horrible timing of the mistake, to which another added: "Computer automation...will bite you sometimes."

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Of course, those of us rooting for the Bruins in Boston might have been happy to have had the error occur -- as long as the goal didn't count. On to Game 5...

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