Some people have rules about the playoffs around here. If the Canucks are out, they cheer for the next Canadian team left in the running (although usually there’s an exception for the Maple Leafs). With the Canucks representing Canada’s teams in the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Playoff run, will the rest of the country sport blue, green, and white?
Globe and Mail columnist Stephen Brunt created a video essay at the tail end of the Vancouver 2010 Olympics that burst with emotion and pride for our nation. Recently, he’s done another for Sportsnet called: “Canada’s Team?”
Read more opinions about being “Canada’s Team” in this article, “Dear Canada“, published in the Vancouver Sun last week.