Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 10/31/12
Can we just get some NHL please? In Canucks country, October 31st is an opportunity to fans to show their pride while embracing the spirit of Hallows’ Eve. Athletes, mascots, cult heroes and occasionally entire teams have appeared at front doors and Halloween parties across the country, celebrating the sport this country adores at an almost irresponsible level. Unfortunately hockey hasn’t had much of a chance to show its Halloween spirit this season. After a pair of “pre-Halloween” parties this past weekend, it has become quite clear that fans have locked up their trunk full of hockey-related costumes for the season. With little desire to hollow out a pumpkin in the name of a hockey team, and without any games to schedule Halloween shenanigans around, fans have been forced to blend the two cultures together in unique ways. @vancanucks Check out this painting @daniellemsander made for me of Bieksa’s game 5 goal against San Jose! twitter.com/TheStanchion/s… — Wyatt Arndt (@TheStanchio...
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