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Kevin Bieksa Calls On Canucks Fans To Be Louder


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#271 nuck nit

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Posted 16 March 2012 - 06:40 PM

But you can't whine about "high costs for out of towners" - again, everything you do in life IS a choice, so it's about what's the most important to you.

Deb,I take care of an elderly parent and have a sick brother that requires hospitalization but there is no place for him in 'the system'.

My Mother must care for him but he is nearly 60 and my Mom cannot walk most days now.

Not everything in life is 'a choice'.

There is a life beyond Vancouver for most Canucks fans.

McDeal,take notes.

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Posted 16 March 2012 - 07:32 PM

I know Im late to the conversation, but F*** him! I call Bieksa out to start playing better! He doesnt pay me to watch him play.

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Posted 16 March 2012 - 08:15 PM

I haven't been to a nucks game in a couple of years.
On TV, it's a weird game.
I think Kevin's right..... and he's probably fed up with lu.

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Posted 16 March 2012 - 10:33 PM

But you can't whine about "high costs for out of towners" - again, everything you do in life IS a choice, so it's about what's the most important to you.

Deb,I take care of an elderly parent and have a sick brother that requires hospitalization but there is no place for him in 'the system'.

My Mother must care for him but he is nearly 60 and my Mom cannot walk most days now.

Not everything in life is 'a choice'.

There is a life beyond Vancouver for most Canucks fans.

McDeal,take notes.


First of all, let me express my sincere and heartfelt wishes for you and your family.

Believe me, I understand this. I won't go into the details, but I do.

And you're right - sometimes the decisions are made for us and we're dealt the hand we have to play.

In your case, yes....life is unfair and it would be nice if someone like you could catch a break and attend a game. It sounds like you certainly could use a night out like that. So let's eliminate you from "those whining"...as someone legitimately in a position that makes it tough for you to put yourself first.











And damn, if I do get some tickets I'm sending them your way.....

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Posted 16 March 2012 - 11:06 PM

If he want the fans to be louder perhaps he could get the team to play better. No? :bigblush:

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Posted 17 March 2012 - 12:03 AM

this is just funny to me. People who are complaining about costs just dont know how to manage their money well. I can understand college students and such but it isn't very hard to scrape together a few hundred dollars. I bet many of you spend that much on eating out or on alcohol in a month.

To the young ones here, take note. Study hard and school and get a well paying job so you dont have to complain like many of the lazy people here.


8 hour drive 50$ one way ,hotel room 80$ a night if your lucky, parking 2days= 40$, canucks ticket 500$ for 2 tickets Total price for a canucks game, 600$ ( this is not counting the food and drinks) all this = more than a few hundred bucks!!!

not everyone has rich parents who spoil them like the majority of the spoiled vancouverites attending the games!!!

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Posted 17 March 2012 - 01:13 AM

The crowds at GM Place (that's what it'll always be) are pathetic. Just because they aren't wearing suits in the lower bowl doesn't mean they aren't "suits". Just a bunch of lazy, overpaid, disinterested posers who care more about being seen drinking from their Starbucks coffee cups than paying any attention to the freaking game.

It's sickening but true that the Canucks have better fan support on the road than they do at home. Sure they could help by playing better, but that kind of defeats the purpose of home ice advantage. The fans are supposed to be proactive, not only reactive. It's not hard to cheer a goal. It's more important to cheer when they are down a goal.

To the fatcats in the lower bowl who don't cheer and couldn't care less about the game: you are a waste of space and bring shame to the real fans who actually paid for their ticket. The ushers at GM Place should carry tasers and use them on anyone sending texts on their Apple iJunks during the game.

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Posted 17 March 2012 - 01:25 AM

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you have no idea what you are talking about and the crowd at a large majority of the games i go to is not pathetic.

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Posted 17 March 2012 - 01:36 AM

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you have no idea what you are talking about and the crowd at a large majority of the games i go to is not pathetic.


Should I pay more attention to your opinion or Kevin Bieksa's on this? Hmmm, tough one.

Even the reporter for the Jets said it was like being a library compared to the MTS Centre. Pathetic.

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Posted 18 March 2012 - 03:04 PM

Maybe he took some heat for his comments because he just tweeted this

Got to say...loved the atmosphere last night at RA! The wave, Canucks chants, lots of support!!! Sidenote - Higgy showing abs on tv = fine??

So good job fans who were at the game yesterday! Guess the St Patty's day beers helped :)
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Posted 18 March 2012 - 08:19 PM

man thats what i dont get.....why arent we as loud as the bell center or the air canada center???? you cant say it because "suits" are in the audience, there are suits in every game for leaf land and montreal and they are still rocking the place....seriously, "how" can they be louder then us??? what do they have to cheer for??? their glory days are long gone...those fans arent cheering at the rafters

i think its because canucks have been waiting for so long that everyone in the stands is just waiting for something to go wrong...we have a bunch of nail bitters in the building

its sad and pathetic that we the best team that canada has seen in a very long time and we could very well have the quietest building in canada.....a good place to start is stop playing so much party music and play more "sporting event" type music...rock, chanting starting tunes and using the right type of music at the right time of the game
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Posted 18 March 2012 - 08:35 PM

My grandpa always says he would go to the game, but whats the point, he is (by his own words not mine) too tired to do any cheering and screaming, so why wouldn't I just watch the game on TV and save a hundred bucks?

Also I know for a fact it is the high ticket prices keeping the real fans and the loud fans out of the building. If you think about who are the loudest friends and people you know, it's probably guys between 18-35. Now if you think about the friends or people you know who can afford canucks tickets more than twice a year, its people between 30-70, often businessmen or people living comfortable lives and a paid off mortgage

Edited by Denrik, 18 March 2012 - 08:38 PM.


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Posted 18 March 2012 - 09:41 PM

China called. They want their wall back.



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It is a challenge to get one's point across on CDC which is why I rarely post. The point you are trying to make is so often missed by people grabbing one phrase and trying to make a stand up career with it. After reading most of the replies it would appear that most of us struggle financially to get to all the games we would like and it is tough for us to swallow the idea that the team doesn't feel supported by those who don't care about hockey but sit on those very seats that apparently are within Bieksa's earshot. Insinuating I am a socialist or worst a communist because I intimated that those fortunate enough to be in the lower bowl should not feel initimidated by corporate types disapproving of their desire to be a little boisterous and supportive of their team, is ridiculous. To clarify : ticket costs are equalling less "true fans" attending games and for those true fans who are attending they should not be made to feel that they cannot be loud. I also mentioned the importance and value of corporations for promotion of youth sports as well as the the building of arenas, etc and supporting of charities because I recognize that they are as important to the success of a sports franchise as a the passionate fans are. I also noted that true fans can be found in the lower bowl as well. Granted I may have concluded with a sappy few sentences better suited for bad Disney movie, but just love the sport and love the team and like so many sports nowadays get upset when what it's all about is lost on the bottom line.For the record, I am a small business owner that supports amateur sports, I do not belong to the occupy movement :) Bieksa, may have won and lost fans with this but he needs to recognize that this balance may need to be manipulated more towards affordability for the guy who is willing to scream his head off and until that happens those who bleed blue and green are going to have to yell louder from their sundecks. I suppose the fans like the players have been spoiled by regular season successes and find it hard to get as motivated until playoffs. I suspect that as the team steps it up in the playoffs, Rogers Arena will be as loud as ever .




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