Vancouver Riots Violent after Canucks Stanley Cup Loss
The beautiful city of Vancouver is recovering after violence erupted after the Canucks lost the final game of the Stanley Cup to the Boston Bruins. Clashes with police, smashed windows, and overturned cars that were set on fire caused extensive damage to one of Canada's most beautiful cities.
Over a hundred people were injured and taken to area hospitals. Two of the hospitals, Vancouver General and St. Paul's Hospital declared Code Orange alerts due to the volume of patients in the emergency wards. No death were reported but some injuries are said to be serious.
Vancouver Police reported that fifteen cars were set on fire, including Vancouver two police cars. Police have arrested approximately one hundred people and expect to make more arrests. The violence after the Stanley Cup game stunned many who have recently made a move Vancouver. The affluent city has seen an increase in people moving Vancouver since the Winter Olympics were held there.