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Vancouver’s Stanley Cup riot wins prestigious award

Dec 15, 2011, 12:00 PM EDT

Winning

Just a note of congratulations to Vancouver’s Stanley Cup riot for being named the top news story of the year in British Columbia by CBC. It’s an honor that wouldn’t have been possible without thousands of people joining forces, tipping cars over together, and sharing lighter fluid to set stuff on fire. There were also some great individual performances in the categories of smashing windows and stealing purses. Hats off to all the participants.

  1. babar61 - Dec 15, 2011 at 12:05 PM

    Wooo! Who needs a Stanley cup now?!

  2. canucks18 - Dec 15, 2011 at 12:06 PM

    Your writing has gone down hill since your move. Go back to your roots when you actually wrote quality pieces.

    • Jason Brough - Dec 15, 2011 at 1:29 PM

      Come on, I never did that.

      • ruddigervancity - Dec 15, 2011 at 2:06 PM

        Came here to say this…

    • whatswellydoing - Dec 15, 2011 at 4:56 PM

      I wouldn’t say the writing has gone down hill. Although, I have noticed more jabs at Vancity than necessary. Maybe aiming to be impartial on the national stage and overshooting a little.

  3. bigtganks - Dec 15, 2011 at 12:41 PM

    How’s that for soft?

  4. xxshookonexx - Dec 15, 2011 at 1:07 PM

    The Bruins win again!

  5. haterzgonahate - Dec 15, 2011 at 1:25 PM

    sigh….and the band plays on…

  6. obsolete777 - Dec 15, 2011 at 1:53 PM

    Wait! Dave Bolland said something! Distraction!

  7. quizguy66 - Dec 15, 2011 at 3:48 PM

    Isn’t it an honour in Canada?

    -QG

  8. ballistictrajectory - Dec 15, 2011 at 4:12 PM

    Maybe there should be a Winter Riot Classic. Held in the city that gets the most unruly over the most flimsy of reasons. I’d have to say that Montreal would win this hands down. Mon dieu! Scott Gomez does not score again! Les Flannels Cranky are not on top!

  9. petriskriko - Dec 16, 2011 at 1:52 AM

    It was a good fire…
    A real good fire.
    Sigh.
    Memories.

  10. mhaer - Dec 16, 2011 at 11:45 PM

    u guys were waaaaaaay better when you wrote for kurtenblog!!

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