Vancouver Canucks http://kplu.org en Booze, thugs and 155,000 people: Vancouver riot examined http://kplu.org/post/booze-thugs-and-155000-people-vancouver-riot-examined <p>Blame massive crowding, alcohol and inadequate police response as the main causes of the recent Stanley Cup riot in Vancouver, B.C.</p><p>An exhaustive review of the riot sponsored by the Province of British Columbia, City of Vancouver and Vancouver Police Board was made public yesterday.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 02 Sep 2011 17:44:42 +0000 Craig McCulloch 2526 at http://kplu.org Booze, thugs and 155,000 people: Vancouver riot examined ‘Hundreds’ identified as suspects in Vancouver riots http://kplu.org/post/%E2%80%98hundreds%E2%80%99-identified-suspects-vancouver-riots <p><a href="http://www.ctvbc.ctv.ca/servlet/an/local/CTVNews/20110720/bl_vancouver_riot_update_110720/20110720/?hub=BritishColumbiaHome">CTV News reports</a> thirty-seven people involved in the Stanley Cup riot have turned themselves in to investigators and hundreds of suspects are expected to face criminal charges, according to Vancouver police.</p><p>The Integrated Riot Investigation Team warned, however, that the process to get charges approved will be &quot;lengthy and complex.&quot;</p><p> Thu, 21 Jul 2011 17:42:23 +0000 Jake Ellison 2143 at http://kplu.org ‘Hundreds’ identified as suspects in Vancouver riots 'True' Vancouver cleans up after Stanley Cup riot http://kplu.org/post/true-vancouver-cleans-after-stanley-cup-riot <p>The day after mayhem erupted on the streets of Vancouver, B.C., over the Canucks&rsquo; loss to the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup final, thousands of residents came downtown to help with cleanup efforts and write messages on the sheets of plywood covering shattered windows.</p><p> Fri, 17 Jun 2011 16:00:14 +0000 Craig McCulloch 1895 at http://kplu.org 'True' Vancouver cleans up after Stanley Cup riot Riots mar end to spectacular season for Vancouver Canucks http://kplu.org/post/riots-mar-end-spectacular-season-vancouver-canucks <p>It started out as remarkable, but ended in riots. The 2010-11 season for the Vancouver Canucks was one for the record books - in more ways than one.</p><p>KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel says the violence that occurred on the streets of downtown Vancouver after Game 7 was a bizarre end to the &quot;strange&quot; championship series between the Canucks and the Boston Bruins. Fri, 17 Jun 2011 04:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 1887 at http://kplu.org Riots mar end to spectacular season for Vancouver Canucks Preview: Bizarre end to 'strange' Stanley Cup series http://kplu.org/post/previewbizarre-end-strange-stanley-cup-series <p>&quot;This was one of the strangest seven-game series I&#39;ve ever witnessed in any sport,&quot; said KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel, regarding the Boston Bruins defeating the Vancouver Canucks 4-0, in Vancouver, to win the Stanley Cup. Thu, 16 Jun 2011 18:13:45 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 1886 at http://kplu.org Preview: Bizarre end to 'strange' Stanley Cup series There's room on the Canucks' bandwagon for Washington fans http://kplu.org/post/theres-room-canucks-bandwagon-washington-fans <p>Whether you&#39;ve been following the team for years or are just now jumping on the Vancouver Canucks&#39; bandwagon, it&#39;s worth the ride. Those are the words of KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel as the Canucks vie for their first-ever Stanley Cup title. Fri, 03 Jun 2011 04:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 1774 at http://kplu.org There's room on the Canucks' bandwagon for Washington fans