Lauren Hart is best known for performing "The Star-Spangled Banner" and "O Canada" prior to Philadelphia Flyers games. Before big games she performs a duet of "God Bless America" with a taped version of Kate Smith. She sang the anthem on many occasions at the Spectrum including the last ever Flyers and Phantoms games as well as "God Bless America" at the demolition ceremony on 11/23/2010. In a 2005 Hockey News poll, she was voted the best anthem singer in NHL history. Lauren is the daughter of long-time television and radio announcer, Gene Hart.