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It was like watching a WWE Royal Rumble when the Kings and “Burrard Street Bullies” went at it on Monday. By now, you have seen, heard and debated all of the incidents that took place, so I won’t rehash each one in detail here. Was the game a moral victory? What exactly constitutes a “moral […]
June 15th, 2011. Game 7 of the Stanley Cup finals. One of the lowest, most depressing days of my life (and that’s saying something, because I have had some doozies). I made plans to watch the game in my friend Jesse’s downtown apartment, so that we would be nearby to join in the victory festivities. […]
As many of us hockey obsessed people witnessed on Tuesday morning, Hockey Canada finally selected its roster for the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Although the management team, led by Steve Yzerman, did their very best to make us lose interest with a series of speeches from people we have never heard of, most of […]
Ok, so this is a bit of a random article today. But perhaps you’re like me and have always wondered who that guy is at all the Team Canada hockey games? You know the guy. He was at seemingly every hockey game at the Olympics in 2010 (I saw him at a curling match too). […]
We are almost halfway through the 2013-14 NHL season and it’s time for media outlets to come out with their midway report cards. David Ebner from the Globe and Mail wrote one where he wasn’t completely complimentary of Zack Kassian’s season thus far.
The 3rd annual Shapys happened on Sunday evening. For those of you not in the know, the Shapys are a fictional awards show that have a whole lot of meaning with a large group of Canucks fans on Twitter. Still confused? I don’t blame you. The Shapys were named after the “shap crew”, which are a […]
“Why we hate”: an ongoing series analyzing the teams, players, and things that piss Canucks fans off the most. Today’s edition is the Canucks opponent on Friday: the Chicago Blackhawks.
If you weren’t paying attention to Twitter or sports radio today, you’re lucky. It was 2011 all over again with mud slinging all around. And why? The Canucks beat the Bruins 6-2 two nights ago (it feels good to write that), so you would think we could move on to more exciting things than which […]
Why we hate. An ongoing series analyzing the teams, players, and things that piss Canucks fans off the most. First up: the Boston Bruins.