Los Angeles Kings vs. Canucks blog: love ’em & hate ‘em game 5

We Were All Canucks

Welp. There is very obviously no god. This was the very worst case scenario. Next year? Yeah, I’ve been saying that for a decade. Just once I want it to be this year.

Instead it’s boom times for BC liquor stores.

With that in mind, here’s a six-pack of Love ‘Em/Hate ‘Em for Game 5 of the Kings vs. Canucks series. Try to read through my tears.

To anyone reading this, this was a fantastic year that I’ll grudgingly admit to in about a month and thank you for reading my words.

We’re going to win a Cup one day. We’re too awesome not too.

Love ‘Em

1. That Sedin Guy and That Other Sedin Guy Have Chemistry

As proven by the Canucks first and (sigh) only goal, this would have been a much different series if Daniel Sedin had played every game.

With that in mind Duncan Keith is easily the MVP of this series for the Los Angeles Kings.

It’s also one of the great “what ifs” in Canucks history.

If you believe in multi-verses, somewhere the Canucks are still going. That’s good enough for me.

2. Corey Snyder

It is going to be a very interesting off-season (duh). None more so than in the crease where Cory Schneider stole Roberto Luongo“s job only to come up with one more win than him.

I have no idea what happens next. All I can say is get ready for something. Schneider will be a star in this league, the only question is where.

After all, the Habs rode Jaroslav Halak in the playoffs only to trade him.

Hold on to your butts.

3. I Uh, Well Uh

They uhh…

Well they.. there was…

I don’t know.

Was there a third thing to love about this game?

Maybe it sparks a sea change that propels the Canucks to the Cup next year?

I don’t know people work with me here.

Or at the very least drink with me here.

I thought last year was the year where the Canucks learnt instead of politely knocking on the door they would just barge right through. Maybe this convinces them to win them all and let God sort it out.

I don’t know, work with me.

Hate ‘Em

1. Have Another Donut You Fat Pig

First there was the weird call on Dan Hamhuis after he had the gall to react to Dustin Brown (I HATE YOU)  giving him the business. Then there was the Henrik Sedin penalty for hooking a player despite never touching Rob Scuderi.

Kings vs. Canucks

That's our Canucks in the garbage can being pushed around on the ice by the chick with the nice cleavage & hair extensions. Fitting end to a season... no?

Add it it all up and 1 + 1 = c’mon give the Canucks a fair chance.

I’ve never been much for conspiracy theories but unlike the Canucks I’m laying it all out on the table tonight.

Is it too much to ask for a fair chance?

2. The Handshake Line-Up

Sometime in March, the Canucks stopped the fist-bump bench procession after every goal.

I just realized this tonight, but after Henrik Sedin‘s goal, it was definitely back.

So what exactly happened there?

Did the Canucks abandon that just like most other things they did throughout the season?

It brings me back to a festering idea where the Canucks are too concerned with emulating greatness to actually achieve it but maybe I’m just emotional right now.

3. Brad Richardson

There’s already a Brad Richards in the league so some plug named Brad Richardson must surely be Richards in a fake mustache or something.

That has to be against league rules.

I’d personally ask the NHL to investigate but Tony Gallagher assures me there’s a league conspiracy against the Canucks so why bother?

Why bother?

That’s a good question.

Oh and Jarret Stoll. Yeah I hate Jarret Stoll.

I’ll see you guys on the other side? Let me be the first to say the phrase “Your 2013 Stanley Cup Champion Vancouver Canucks”.

How do you like dem apples? NWSB on Twitter.

It could have been so beautiful had we gotten that push-back EH Kev? UGH

I only have a few words!

Josh cracks me up!

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Lastly Canucks fans have a read of the 10 commandments to being a Vancouver Canucks fan.


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A proud Vancouverite with a lifelong passion for the home teams that some would classify as pointless and disturbing. Now realizes that The Linden Tree is not the play you think it would be.
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