The Vancouver Canucks won their 1st-ever
NHL Presidents’ Trophy with a team and league record
number of wins during the 2010-11 season.
As all Canuck fans know, that’s not a guarantee for
winning the upcoming Stanley Cup ice hockey playoffs.
But now they’ve got “money in the bank” since their
all-star goaltender, Roberto Luongo, has been coined
by the Canadian mint.
Fans started cheering, “Lou! Lou! Lou!” when the
Canadian one dollar coin (previously known as
the Loonie) was renamed the “Lounie”.
Long time Calgary Flames’ player Theo Fleury predicts
that the Canucks won’t make it past the first round in the
2011 Stanley Cup playoffs. And to back up Fleury’s prediction,
the Flames (who have been “doused” from the playoffs
this year) have requested another coin be minted -
the “gLoumie” (aka Gloomie/Gloomy) - just in case
Canucks fans experience “the inevitable” this year...
see also Ice Hockey Section
2011 Stanley Cup Final
2012 Stanley Cup Survey
Last Canuck Supper
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