Originally posted on Larry Brown Sports  |  Last updated 5/6/13
The Vancouver Canucks have already put themselves on the brink of elimination with a blowout loss to the San Jose Sharks on Sunday night. They are currently trailing 3-0 in the series, but things didn’t always look so grim. During Game 2 on Friday night, Vancouver fans briefly had their spirits lifted when Ryan Kesler scored in the third period to tie the game. Prior to that, the Canucks were trailing 2-1 and had shown very few signs of life. In fact, they were playing so poorly that one fan decided to call in an order to pick up a pizza during the game. As the Vancouver Sun pointed out, his plans changed after Kesler’s goal. FUNNY: Customer changes order from pickup to delivery because #Canucks tied game, can’t leave the house. #sportsbiz twitter.com/cannonjw/statu… — J.W. Cannon (@cannonjw) May 4, 2013 As you can see, the customer called the restaurant and changed his order from pick-up to delivery after Vancouver tied it up. Since they went on to lose in overtime, the fan probably wishes he just left to get the pizza so he didn’t have to get his hopes up. Since this person was obviously a huge Canucks fan, we hope the delivery driver didn’t say anything derogatory about the game when he got there. As we learned last year, that can be enough to get a guy fired. H/T MSN Now
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