Cowichan Conversations: It Has Now Been 100 Years Since Vancouver Won a Stanley Cup

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger I have been following the Canucks since about 1956 when they played in the Western Hockey League. Jim Cox was still doing play by play on CKNW and then later a young Jim Robinson stepped to broadcast Canuck games. Jim was behind the mike from 1958 until he retired in 1994. Don ...

The odds against the Canucks making it to the Stanley Cup finals

First of all, there are the facts: Of the 10 teams that played for a Stanley Cup from 2006 through 2010, only two had a better regular season the following year while the average decline in the standings was a staggering 12 points. Then there’s the reality. The Canucks will have another fine season. Luongo ...

I don’t have much time for hockey hooligans and violent rioters

I was previously ignoring the news on the Vancouver riots, after the Canucks lost the Stanley cup, thinking the disturbances to be caused by nothing more than boozed up young adults running wild. Little did I know that these individuals were actually violent and murderous scumbags that attacked defenseless people and any property that got in their way. ...

BigCityLib Strikes Back: One Good Thing About Toronto

You never have to worry about hockey fans rioting because the team loses in the Stanley Cup finals.

Game 7

It has been called riveting, strange, even nasty. The Vancouver Boston series has been one of the most interesting series I have ever watched. I won’t do any analysis, I don’t think that at this point it would be worthwhile (besides you know my record). However I am rooting for the Canucks. Not only are ...

Harper, stay away from game 7 and the Stanley Cup

Proposed ‘Harper Cup’ If the Canucks should win Lord Stanley’s cup, do yourself a favour and do not try to take the glory away from Vancouver and its hockey team. This is not your victory to steal. Vancouver is not a Harper-friendly town. We don’t want your fat ass taking up multiple seats at the ...

BigCityLib Strikes Back: Know Who To Blame, Canada

PM Stephen Harper and Heritage Minister James Moore pose with two new Senate appointees.

Tim Hudak’s latest political suicide