Vancouver evokes infamous sports riots

Originally Published: June 17, 2011
By Thomas Neumann | Page 2

The city of Vancouver put its worst foot forward on Wednesday, rioting into the night after the Canucks' loss to the Boston Bruins in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup finals.

Nearly 100 people were arrested and almost 150 injured in a widespread disturbance that included the burning of 15 cars and vandalism of approximately 50 businesses. Total damages are expected to run well into the millions of dollars.

In addition to widespread vandalism and massive fires, ...

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