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    Default Congratulations to our Canadian Friends

    Congratulations to our Canadian and Boston friends for a hard-fought, exciting NHL championship series.

    Our Canadian friends have contributed so much over the years to these boards and will always be champions!

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    Pelton -- thanks for the kind words.

    Congratulations to the phenomenal Boston Bruins --- one of the original six


    Unfortunately there's embarrassment to many of us for those fools that created a nasty riot in Vancouver.
    "" an ounce of perception -- a pound of obscure "
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    Default Re: Congratulations to our Canadian Friends

    i second that though, canuk and myself probably wont be seen here on the boards for the next 18 months do to having to fix downtown vancouver..... i gotta travel from one coast to the other
    fire up the saw and make some dust

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    Quote Originally Posted by jkirk View Post
    i second that though, canuk and myself probably wont be seen here on the boards for the next 18 months do to having to fix downtown vancouver..... i gotta travel from one coast to the other
    Stop by and pick me up -- I'm right on the way.
    "" an ounce of perception -- a pound of obscure "
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    Default Re: Congratulations to our Canadian Friends

    Quote Originally Posted by canuk View Post
    Stop by and pick me up -- I'm right on the way.
    When you're done, the both of yuzz can swing by here for some much needed respite. First beer is on me, then we put he rest on Mr. McDaniels tab.
    Last edited by A. Spruce; 06-16-2011 at 10:00 PM.
    I suffer from CDO ... Its like OCD, but in alphabetical order, LIKE IT SHOULD BE!!!

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    Now there's a hell of an idea.
    "" an ounce of perception -- a pound of obscure "
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    Default Re: Congratulations to our Canadian Friends

    im leaving to fill the truck with gas in 5, see you in a few days
    fire up the saw and make some dust

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    Default Re: Congratulations to our Canadian Friends

    I've always wondered why some stupid people celebrate a championship or lost championship by burning cars or tires, loot stores and destruct public and private property.

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    its just plain stupid, havent heard what the actual cost for insurance claims is going to be though as of yet.

    could have happened in either city though. i know in 2004 in boston they had a riot after the bosox won....
    fire up the saw and make some dust

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    Default Re: Congratulations to our Canadian Friends

    I think all Canadians, and all sports fans, will recognize that the hooliganism, looting and rioting in Vancouver that followed the 7th and deciding game has no place in sport.

    The VAST MAJORITY of hockey fans in Vancouver are responsible people and were glad that the Vancouver Canucks went as far as they did in the playoffs. But, as happens so often, it was the few that ruined it for the many. Some of those in the crowd were intending to create a riot regardless of the outcome of the game, and there were enough irresponsible bystanders hanging around that chose to help them do that.

    This kind of thing reflects poorly on the game, on the team, on the city and even on the country.

    As a Canadian, I can assure the Americans in here that MOST Canadians are capable of expressing their emotions without smashing a store window or setting fire to a parked car. All of us congratulate Boston on their win. There is no shame in losing cuz it took a strong team to go as far as the Canucks did in the playoffs.
    Last edited by Nestor; 06-17-2011 at 08:41 PM.

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