Archive for the category "hockey"

Canucks Playoff Viewing Events

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The City of Vancouver has launched their plan for maintaining order during the Canucks’ Stanley Cup Playoff run this year. Last year we made headlines around the globe after a riot broke out downtown following a public viewing of the Stanley Cup final. To avoid getting remotely close to the same situation this year, the […]

Seattle NHL and NBA Arena Announcement

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Today, the City of Seattle and King County announced a proposal to build an arena that could bring the NBA back to Seattle and possibly welcome the NHL. Photo credit: tlianza on Flickr There has been an “Arena Review Panel” formed to review the full proposal. During today’s press conference it was said that “Private […]

BCAA Booster Challenge 2012: Win Canucks Tickets

Comments 161 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The BCAA Booster Challenge is back for 2012 as they look for the most energetic, positive, and crowd-rallying individuals to lead a whole cheering section at Rogers Arena. From changing flat tires to giving jump-starts, BCAA is known for doing nice things for people who need help. So it’s in that spirit that we introduce […]

The Flood

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Post ideas enter my inbox every morning, like lines of commuters ascending SkyTrain station escalators during rush hour. Sometimes there’s an event listing, charity campaign, or concert listing. However on occasion, an email contains a short, sweet, touching human interest story — in this case, it’s about a tractor in a Kootenay region town. Parental […]

Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada 2012

Comments 44 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada will be live from Prince Edward Island on the CBC February 11, 2012. Starting at 11:00am, the Edmonton Oilers will face the Ottawa Senators, the Jets will play the Penguins, the Habs will fight the Leafs, and the Vancouver Canucks will face-off with the Calgary Flames at 7:00pm. Photo credit: […]