Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 5/24/12
Let’s Make a Deal…. Kudos to anyone still toughing out the 2012 NHL playoffs but personally between the lack of sex appeal on any of the four remaining teams and the chance to take advantage of a rare period over the past two years where the Canucks haven’t been playing hockey, I’ve been taking advantage of this thing called spring. It’s pretty chill, takes place outside and you can still get drunk for it. As far as I’m concerned, this season is over. Congratulations to the 2012 Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings (right?). May your cup win stump more than a few people on Sporcle quizzes covering NHL champions this decade. Meanwhile in Vancouver the entire organization is in a weird period where the draft and July 1 didn’t hit within weeks of losing in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals at home, allowing fans to dwell not only on the speed and ease with which the team was eliminated this year, but to reflect as well on what was lost on that Game 7 night 11 months ago. In short, ho...
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