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Bruins’ thuggery sets template for playoff hockey violence

The Bruins set a precedent last year for players treating hockey like war, and now the violence is out of hand. With even Sidney Crosby starting to get in on the act, it's time to call for change.

All eyes on today's report on Stanley Cup riots

Lessons expected to be learned this time around -- and police communications may be one of them.

A Baseball summer night in Seattle

Baseball fans are an irritating, romantic breed, happy to reminisce on brief moments of glory sandwiched between hours of monotony. And I used to be one of them. As a child I would go to bed and...

Review into Vancouver's Stanley Cup riot to be released this week

Authors studied causes, police role, lessons learned (or not) from riot in '94 -- and how to avoid a repeat in future.

Vancouver riots: an assault on Vancouver values

We first noticed a few puffs of light-coloured smoke billowing gently up into the blue night sky a few blocks away from our home. "That's near the post office," I said to Tom, my spouse. Then the...

Real hockey fans didn’t riot, say Canucks

After the storm had settled, the Canucks spoke publicly about the Stanley Cup riots that occurred after losing game seven to the Boston Bruins.

Riots cause millions of dollars in damage to businesses downtown

Vancouver businesses are surveying millions of dollars in damage inflicted by rioters after last night's post hockey-game mayhem in the city's downtown. Wynne Powell, CEO of the London Drugs chain of...

Stanley Cup Canucks win will be bigger than Olympic gold medal win, fans say

As Vancouver gears for Game 7 in the Stanley Cup playoffs, fans say a Canucks win at Rogers Arena tonight will  lead to celebrations larger than those of the 2010 Olympics. Victory feels so...

Canucks loss in Game 4 of Stanley Cup finals hits home

25,000 people were on the streets watching the game. "This isn't going to be a repeat of 1994," a bystander said. Then he added, "There's no place like home."