Vancouver Green Men Mope in Their Seats at TD Garden, Ignored by Celebrating Bruins Fans

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June 9, 2011

When the somehow-famous Green Men invaded Boston, they were supposed to be a big story. Here were these two Canucks fans taking their dog-and-pony show to the hostile city of Boston, where the fans were expected to give them trouble for their mere presence.

Instead, they’re being completely ignored.

That’s because the Bruins, in the two games at the TD Garden, have completely dominated. They’ve outscored the Canucks 12-1, chasing Vancouver’s Vezina-candidate goalie in the process. They’ve played a more physical game, wearing down the Canucks over the course of six periods, and they responded emotionally when Aaron Rome took out Nathan Horton with an unnecessary cheap shot.

As a result, the Green Men have become, essentially, an afterthought. But hey, at least you guys got to walk around in spandex. That’s cool.

Photo of the day

On a scale of 1-10, how much sympathy do you have for the Green Men? What are the chances they return to Boston for Game 6? Share your thoughts in the comments section below.

Vancouver Green Men Mope in Their Seats at TD Garden, Ignored by Celebrating Bruins Fans

Vancouver Green Men Mope in Their Seats at TD Garden, Ignored by Celebrating Bruins Fans

Quote of the day

“Yeah they have the worst fans. No question. It’s not even loud in there. You’re at the game and you are like, ‘Man this place isn’t even loud.’ At least when you go to Chicago, it’s loud in there, it’s crazy down in Dallas but it’s not even loud in Miami.”
–Charles Barkley, on Miami Heat fans

Tweet of the day

Cam Neely wore No. 8 for the Bruins. Neely was their honorary captain in Game 3, and they scored eight goals. Bobby Orr, of course, wore No. 4, and when he was the honorary captain in Game 4, the Bruins scored four goals. That has gotten people thinking …

Vancouver Green Men Mope in Their Seats at TD Garden, Ignored by Celebrating Bruins Fans

Video of the day

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