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What Made You A Canucks Fan?

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Mainly geography. That and my dad watched them almost religiously. I didn't really start watching every game until about 06 or so. The moment I knew that I would never cheer for another team as much as I do for the Canucks was Daniel's between the legs goal against the flames. That cemented my love for eternity.

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I love this story... Its so interesting the different ways we have all come to love this one team! :towel:

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I live in Victoria and my dad is a Canucks fan so it was kind of a natural decision

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started out as a flyers fan, biggest Lindros fan, then canucks got Bure, started paying more attention to the canucks, then 94 cup run sealed the deal, was forever going to be a canucks fan from then on.

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I was a hockey fan before the Canuck's were even granted a franchise.

I remember being heartbroken when we lost the initial spin for draft position.

Dale Tallon was no Gilbert Perreault.

Edit... I forgot to say I was born in Vancouver.

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i once said, give me a team full of stan smyl's and i'll give you a stanley cup....too bad so many fans never saw him play...stan left everything on the ice...yes, he is still my favorite canuck.

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Thanks. Its my dream one day to have enough money (and after my step father retires cause he works wonky shifts) to take my step dad to a Detroit/Vancouver game I don't think he's been to a Detroit game before and I think it would be a nice way to thank him for always being there for me and basically being my dad. When I was 16 I saved up all my babysitting money and gave it to my mom and she got two tickets to a Canucks/ Flyers game that I gave him for Christmas that year. I still remember that game. It ended in a 2-2 tie and I almost got into a fight with a flyers fan LOL. That was my very first Canucks game and even though I have seen four/five other games since its still one of my fondest memories.

I also love hearing how other fans came to love this team and why they stayed on as Canuck fans.

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I always liked the underdogs and and 35 years ago they were the dogs of the league with those cool flying v Jerseys what's not to love . I grew up in Thunder Bay Ont and now live in Winnipeg and u couldent pay me to go to a jets game once a nuck fan always a nucks fan love to see a cup soon its been a long ride 35 + year's as a hard core nucks fan let's win this dam thing I'm getting old and crankey lmfao :towel::towel::towel:

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i once said, give me a team full of stan amyl's and i'll give you a stanley cup....too bad so many fans never saw him play...stan left everything on the ice...yes, he is still my favorite canuck.

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Smyl, Gradin, Tanti......living between Buffalo and Toronto the freaking media will drive you nuts with these teams.

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i once said, give me a team full of stan amyl's and i'll give you a stanley cup....too bad so many fans never saw him play...stan left everything on the ice...yes, he is still my favorite canuck.

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Smyl was still playing when I started watching the Canucks but I don't think he was the player he once was. Though I still remember him being tough as nails.

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The '94 run, the first hockey game ever I remember watching is game one against the Flames.

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Grew up watching the Canucks with my Dad and brother,never looked back, been a fan as long as I can remember

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For me part of it was geography I guess, being born and raised on the island.

The main thing that made me a fan was watching the 1989 playoffs against the Flames with my Grandma and her best friend (who were both die-hard Canucks fans) at their apartment in Surrey. They explained to me the importance of those particular games which made it obviously more exciting, and after seeing those Canucks push the heavily favoured Flames to the very edge I was completely hooked.

After that my fanaticism escalated as the team rose into a contender with all those great players we gained afterward like Bure, Ronning, Courtnall, etc.. 1994 was the peak for me and I was devastated when we lost the cup but I was so proud of our guys who left everything they had, and then some, on the ice. I've been a huge fan since then.

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