Originally posted on The Hockey Program  |  Last updated 5/6/13
Known around the league as "The Dive Team", "Divers", "P*ssies", "Panzies" and any other name you could call them, this is the Vancouver Canucks. Whenever the team in blue and green steps on the ice, you can guarantee a few dives here and there throughout the game. The most infamous Canucks' forwards are Ryan Kesler, Alex Burrows, Maxim Lapierre and Henrik and Daniel Sedin. Rarely will they ever be called for an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty for embellishment, which makes them the most hated team in the league. The dive team captain, as many say, is Kesler. This d-bag is the worst. He is constantly diving and drawing penalties doing so. Somehow, the referees still fall for his over exaggerated flops and cause opponent's to lose games. After being high sticked, Kesler dramatically acted like he was dying by holding his throat. Play was blown dead and was allowed to stay on the ice for the power play, which is illegal. Ironically, he took Burrows' helmet to stay on the ice because his own helmet was broken. The assistant captain to the "Dive Squad" is Alexandre Burrows. He is one of the most hated players in the league for his dirty play and whining.  Of course the Sedin sisters like to go head first into the pool as well. They would be well liked if they just stopped the unnecessary embellishment. Various other Canucks diving videos.
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