Something was missing when the National Hockey League's Nashville Predators played their first home game of the 2014-2015 season on Sept. 25: Gary Glitter. Previously, each time the team scored a goal, the Bridgestone Arena played a snippet of Glitter's "Rock and Roll Part 2" -- aka the ubiquitous "Hey Song" with the rolling beat and chant-along "Hey!" chorus. But the Predators may not have realized until recently that the song earns royalties for a man convicted of two child-sex offenses and accused of several more.

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