Posts from the ‘Sports’ category

Media and blogger predictions for the first round of the playoffs

For the average hockey fan, the days between the regular season and the playoffs are torture. There’s  very little news, as teams are more secretive than…

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Thinking about the 2011-2012 Canucks

The Canucks’ failure to win the Stanley Cup yesterday feels very familiar to this long time Canucks fan. They’re a team that rarely fails to disappoint.…

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Lucky Breaks

In 1994, I remember watching the Canucks’ improbable run to the Stanley Cup Finals in the basement of my parents’ house. My recently-blended family was arrayed…

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I’m selling Whitecaps tickets for tomorrow night’s game

Have I mentioned that I bought season tickets for the Vancouver Whitecaps inaugural season in Major League Soccer? Somebody also kindly bought me a membership in…

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Health questionnaires and long hockey games

A couple of friends are running worthy projects at the moment, and I wanted to share them: The BC Generations Project is a cancer-prevention project sponsored…

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Whitecaps tickets for sale

UPDATE: These tickets are now spoken for. I’ve got seasons tickets to the Whitecaps. As fate would have it, for various reasons, I’m going to miss…

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Thanks for the jersey

Last night was an mix of emotions for this sports fan. First, there was the collapse of the Canadian World Junior team in Buffalo, New York.…

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Cheering for the Sad-Sack Upstarts

The other night I was chatting with a friend of mine who’s been a long-term Canucks fan. He reminded me of how lucky recently-converted Canucks fans…

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