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Date: 06/16/11 07:18 AM

46 Responses to Full-Scale Riot In Vancouver Over Hockey Loss

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    the_windy Female 18-29
    1589 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 7:22 am
    Link: Full-Scale Riot In Vancouver Over Hockey Loss - Canucks fans turn violent after the loss to the Boston Bruins. You stay classy, Vancouver.
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    mParfait Male 18-29
    29 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 7:29 am
    Yeah, that was a disgrace.... i live a kilometer from there...
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    CrakrJak Male 40-49
    17516 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 7:29 am
    Way to stay classy there Vancouver
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    CaptKangaroo Male 50-59
    2285 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 7:31 am
    With all the inequalities and injustices in Western Culture,this is what folks care enough about to riot in the streets.
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    lilbroder Male 18-29
    86 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 7:55 am
    Looks like a bunch of monkeys... wait, scratch that thought. I imagine monkeys have more self control over their emotion when it comes to such trivial losses.
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    yusuksomuch Male 40-49
    1008 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 7:59 am
    this is why everyone hates you canada....... ok jk i love canadien bacon and beer so im sure there is like one or two good canadiens out there.....hahaha just kidding again it sounds just as stupid when you spew crap about America too
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    FreedomFrie Male 30-39
    243 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 8:03 am
    As the world riots about oppression they riot about... hockey :|
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    Cabal Male 30-39
    12 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 8:04 am
    The people that started the riot were looking for a reason and would have started the riot even if Vancouver won. Anyone who did not see that there was going to be a riot in Vancouver last night is blind, as history has a way of repeating itself (game 7 loss in 1994 to the Rangers). Canadians get more upset and passionate over hockey that politics.
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    hopeislost Male 30-39
    196 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 8:20 am
    A bunch of idiots rioting over the outcome of a stupid hockey game is just ridiculous...watching those idiots behave like that was embarrasing.
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    a1butcher Male 40-49
    4813 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 8:21 am
    The cops are sending out Tim Thomas to stop the Vancouver riots... He has stopped everthing else in the finals.
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    terracottus Male 30-39
    280 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 8:23 am
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    Pheeshy5 Male 18-29
    1312 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 8:38 am
    You stay classy Vancouver
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    tbored Male 30-39
    177 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 8:40 am
    Freaking hockey Ay!......Police...let the beatings begin!
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    nubblins Female 18-29
    1743 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 8:43 am
    ...over hockey.

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    diylobotomy Male 18-29
    1832 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 8:46 am
    this still isnt enough to make me care about canada
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    Lorah Female 18-29
    1784 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 8:59 am
    make no sense, there are more Canadians on the Bruins team then the Vancouver`s. Doing that wont get your cup people
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    soupkid Male 30-39
    264 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 9:29 am
    The local police said it was a small group of people rioting. Small group in comparison to what? It looked like a pretty large group to me.
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    BigM Male 18-29
    130 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 9:31 am
    God they have every right. I would do the same if i was in vancouver. That was embarassing.
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    greenbasterd Male 18-29
    2377 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 9:43 am
    "this still isnt enough to make me care about canada"

    thats because you live in the US. its already a giant poohole. you have enought problems.. got a job? no? oh to bad

    i see this being the first facebook face recognition arrest!!! you heard it hear first..
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    RuralNinja Male 18-29
    519 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 9:58 am
    Vancouver always riots. They rioted the last time they lost the stanley cup too.
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    Angelmassb Male 18-29
    15512 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 10:13 am
    Sport fanatics are all stupid, idiot and lame, doesnt matter the sport
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    the_windy Female 18-29
    1589 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 10:38 am
    Two of my friends live in Vancouver. One was actually downtown when it happened. The other wasn`t, but she wanted to go downtown later. I convinced her not to.
    I`ve heard that Canucks fans are some of the worst (reason why one of friends in Vancouver hates the team). She`s told me that they refuse to admit they are wrong, and also refuse to praise any other hockey player that`s on another team. So after hearing how ignorant they are, I`m really not surprised.
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    WorldOfJames Male 18-29
    977 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 10:51 am
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    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
    10445 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 10:55 am
    That`s surprising. Vancouver is supposed to be a great city. One of the best in the world to live actually, but when it comes to hockey, it turns into freaking LA.

    I am no longer jealous of Vancouver. I now believe that I live in the best city on this side of the puddle.
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    5Cats Male 50-59
    30838 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 11:11 am
    I doubt these are actual hockey fans: most likely they`re anarchists, anti-capitalists and other assorted nuts. Vancouver is full of nuts, it`s like San Francisco North, eh?

    Same people who protest the G-8 Summits, that`s who`s rioting.
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    SunnyNphilly Male 18-29
    645 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 11:35 am
    Luongo sucks

    go Bruins!
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    tobyvictory Male 70 & Over
    407 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 11:46 am
    At least they got it right this time. Usually it`s the winning team`s town that gets trashed.
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    primetimekin Male 18-29
    7936 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 12:03 pm
    Male, 18-29, S. America
    10398 Posts Thursday, June 16, 2011 10:13:51 AM
    Sport fanatics are all stupid, idiot and lame, doesnt matter the sport

    everyone who makes generalized statements is a moron
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    human__exile Male 13-17
    25 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 12:17 pm
    it shouldn`t be that hard to tip over a dog sled
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    Aeladil Female 18-29
    518 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 12:25 pm
    These are not hockey fans. As a Canucks fan and a Vancouverite, I am deeply ashamed of what a few groups of hooligans came out last night TO do. I think, even if we had won, there would have been riots by these people. There were many fans, true fans, who were trying to stop the rioting and the looting, and many true fans that showed up today to help with the cleanup with nothing more than brooms and garbage bags.
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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25348 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 1:01 pm
    Looks like IAB has its new topic
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    elkingo Male 30-39
    5368 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 1:32 pm
    Primtimekin -- isn`t that a generalized statement about morons though? lol
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    davymid Male 30-39
    12155 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 1:43 pm
    I live in Newfoundland, and everyone I know here was rooting for the Bruins. I didn`t understand it, and just yesterday asked a buddy how come East Coast Canadians weren`t supporting Vancouver, since they were the Canadian team and all.

    I was expecting a lengthy explanation, which might help me to understand this strange sense of national identity. His reply was four words: "Because they`re f*cking assh*les".

    I didn`t understand what he meant by that at the time. Now I do.
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    Zombiemike Male 18-29
    553 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 1:49 pm
    I can understand Vancouver being frustrated because the Canucks have never won a Stanley cup, but come on... This is just a pathetic fanbase.
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    Swaywithme Female 18-29
    3696 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 2:39 pm
    I was downtown last night, though thankfully not in the heart of it and well-away from the rioters. I was more heartbroken to hear about their destruction than I was to have our boys lose. I am proud of how far the Canucks got and that`s what I was celebrating last night.

    As for the rioters and looters, they are a disgrace. Please realize that these are not true Canucks fans. They were looking for any opportunity to cause anarchy and I think they would have done this win or lose. They do not represent Canada, or our City.

    Hundreds of citizens today flocked to the city to clean up the destruction caused by these so called `fans` and we are making every effort through Facebook to identify those who caused the destruction. THEY should pay for what they`ve done but they can never replace what it has done to our reputation.

    Canucks in 2012! Go Canucks Go!
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    fedabog Male 18-29
    90 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 2:41 pm
    I never knew that Canadians could riot! I had you guys totally pegged for being those people that send well thought out letters of disappointment.
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    B-b-beccah Female 18-29
    668 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 3:31 pm
    man this is amazeballs. my country is crazy.
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    Batmanners Male 18-29
    4009 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 7:56 pm
    "I can understand Vancouver being frustrated because the Canucks have never won a Stanley cup, but come on... This is just a pathetic fanbase."

    Toronto doesn`t need to worry about riots over losing in the playoffs. lol

    Montreal has riots, but it`s only a mere coincidence that there was a hockey game that night.
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    Concetra Male 18-29
    2051 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 8:52 pm
    Your team just won the Stanley cup, but your car, the one covered with "Go Bruins" bumper stickers, is parked on the opposing teams side when suddenly a full scale riot breaks out and your car has turned into a bon fire. And if you got cut rate insurance you can be paying the damages yourself. So get Allstate, so you can save money and be better protected from mayhem like me.
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    Krissy_A_S Female 18-29
    19 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 9:41 pm
    This riot totally gives everyone the wrong impression on Vancouver. The ones that started it went there with intentions of starting something. Hundreds of people were hurt and more than 20 cars were torched. 11,000 people showed up in downtown Vancouver today to help clean up and fix what they could, and if I didn`t have to work I would have been right there helping. This riot wasn`t even about hockey it was about some non-nice individuals who just wanted to destroy poo. I was downtown for Monday night`s game and the atmosphere was just amazing. Last night the people there were different than they have been the past games. They will all get what is coming to them. I love Vancouver and this is just sad that someone who do this to such a beautiful city.
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    keith2 Male 18-29
    2587 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 10:44 pm
    @Canada: You mad, brah?

    @Concentra: HAHAHAHAHA!! :)
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    xCYBERDYNEx Male 18-29
    4903 posts
    June 16, 2011 at 11:55 pm
    Yeah thanks Vancouver. You just reinforced stereotypes that us REAL Hockey fans have been trying to put to bed for years, not to mention the stereotypes of your Country in general. I hope Vancouver never gets back to the finals.
    @greenbasterd/ you really are a f*cking moronic retard aren`t you? Keep insulting the US while you watch the video above, makes a whole lot of sense, dumbass
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    sirgurl Female 18-29
    108 posts
    June 17, 2011 at 4:21 am
    Blame Canada, Blame Canada. Sorry, was the first thing that popped into my head!
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    WorstCaseOnt Male 30-39
    214 posts
    June 17, 2011 at 6:42 am
    HaHa - Love it - I`m a Lifelong Bruins Fan!
    I have developed a hatred for the canucks almost as intense as the diving habitants!
    What a team full of panzies - their captain takes 10 shots to the head by a rookie and just takes it? And they were favoured to win the cup? Please! Bruins have way more heart (and more Canadian players) - and the best Goalie ever!!!!! LUUUOOONNNGGGOOOOOOOOO!!!!
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    LuckyDave Male 18-29
    675 posts
    June 17, 2011 at 10:05 pm
    I was rooting for Vancouver the whole time... and then Luongo opened his mouth about Thomas... and then after they lost, the fans did this.

    Yeah, suddenly I was ok with Boston winning.
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    HumboldtPie Male 18-29
    311 posts
    June 19, 2011 at 8:31 pm
    Canada is America`s hat.

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