CNN's Leading Men Ditch Hockey Game to Cover Bin Laden

John King, Ed Henry were at Stanley Cup playoff

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Turns out the guys at CNN are big hockey fans. Wolf Blitzer was at home on Sunday night watching the Washington Capitals playoff game against the Tampa Bay Lightning when he got a call from Sam Feist, CNN's political director and VP of Washington-based programming. It was just after 9:30 p.m, according to Feist.

"I called Wolf Blitzer," Feist told Adweek. "I said, 'Hi Wolf, where are you?' He said, 'I’m at home watching the hockey game, why?' I said, 'You need to get in now.'



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