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StarLightning 03-10-2013 09:32 PM

2004 Stanley Cup Finals
 
Just curious, who were you Canucks fans rooting for in the 2004 Stanley Cup Finals? I assume most of you will say Tampa Bay since Calgary is your biggest rival, but the whole prospect of the cup being won by a team in Canada seemed to be pretty hyped up, even on ABC. Obviously that was Calgary's narrative, while Tampa's was Dave Andreychuk trying to win his first cup in his 22nd season, and ultimately succeeding.

Just curious about what you Canuck fans thoughts were during that series. As I said before, I expect Tampa to win this poll.

Brain Sergeant 03-10-2013 09:33 PM

Tampa all the way. Way more better Canadian players on that team anyway that deserved it. Andrychuk, St Louis, Vinny, Richards, Boyles to name a few.

y2kcanucks 03-10-2013 09:39 PM

Calgary Flames. I actually root for other Canadian teams in the playoffs.

BrandonL 03-10-2013 09:45 PM

Tampa. I could never bring myself to cheer for the Flames or the Oilers to win a cup.

Sergei Shirokov 03-10-2013 09:49 PM

Tampa, did not want to see Calgary win. Anything but that.

Win One Before I Die 03-10-2013 09:53 PM

I felt the Canucks got greased out of their win against the Flames.

Fat Tony 03-10-2013 09:58 PM

Everybody I knew except my brother and I were cheering for the Flames.

4thlinegrinders 03-10-2013 10:00 PM

Tampa, **** Calgary

Fat Tony 03-10-2013 10:00 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by y2kcanucks (Post 61416343)
Calgary Flames. I actually root for other Canadian teams in the playoffs.

Except for the Canucks, I hope for no Canadian team to win the Cup.

Mr. Canucklehead 03-10-2013 10:04 PM

I was rooting for Calgary, but that was purely because they had ex-Canuck (and one of my favorites, at that) Martin Gelinas.

mrmyheadhurts 03-10-2013 10:12 PM

No rooting interest. Didn't really care who won, just wanted it to go 7, which it did.

billvanseattle 03-10-2013 10:14 PM

I was voting for Calgary, and I cheer for all of the Canadian teams generally except Mont, because I hated going to bloody games for 40 years listening to fans cheering for them. I lived in Winnipeg for 3 years, and followed the team as my close 2nd choice.

Flik 03-10-2013 10:23 PM

Flames. If the Canucks aren't in the playoffs, I usually cheer for any Canadian teams still left.

pahlsson 03-10-2013 10:25 PM

tampa, i did some spastic dance on the floor of my living room when they won, ****in hated the flams

ProstheticConscience 03-10-2013 10:43 PM

Tampa. Wasn't even a question for me.

I liked Dave Andrechuk and wanted him to go out with a Cup ring, and Tampa only had one less Canadian player than the Flames. Those were my official reasons besides hating the Flames.

Pseudonymous* 03-10-2013 10:46 PM

I road tripped to Calgary to watch it at a local bar out there (Cowboys), so Calgary

Calgary got robbed of a goal in OT i believe

Reverend Mayhem 03-10-2013 11:06 PM

Calgary. I liked Craig Conroy.

Shareefruck 03-10-2013 11:16 PM

Definitely Tampa. I loved their team, and while everyone treats Iginla like a god, I personally have more respect for Richards, St. Louis, Lecavalier, and Khabibullin than Iginla, and Kipprusoff. Their supporting cast was much more likeable as well (Andreychuk, come'on)-- and I hate Phaneuf.

Yes, it probably has alot to do with being a Canuck fan, but I think the only guys I liked on that Calgary team were Conroy and Regehr. I liked everyone on that Tampa squad, and they were a blast to watch.

Canucks5551 03-10-2013 11:18 PM

Tampa. I was pretty happy for them when they won.

Reverend Mayhem 03-10-2013 11:27 PM

I don't think Phaneuf was an NHLer in 2004.

luongo321 03-10-2013 11:28 PM

Flames.

Hammer79 03-10-2013 11:31 PM

Tampa Bay, but I was more just cheering against the Flames than cheering for the Lightning. I felt that this was another case of the league giving an easy ride to a team (Dallas, Tampa, and later Carolina, LA) that the league wanted to see win for marketing reasons. However, I just couldn't stand to see Calgary win. I think after years of missing the playoffs though, they've been sufficiently brought back down to earth.

Verviticus 03-10-2013 11:32 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Mr. Canucklehead (Post 61418601)
I was rooting for Calgary, but that was purely because they had ex-Canuck (and one of my favorites, at that) Martin Gelinas.

this

well also because at the time, i wasn't invested enough to defer from "cheer for the team that beat us"

Vankiller Whale 03-10-2013 11:33 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by y2kcanucks (Post 61416343)
Calgary Flames. I actually root for other Canadian teams in the playoffs.

This.

Kickassguy 03-10-2013 11:36 PM

Tampa. Unquestioningly. I cheered about as hard for Tampa as I normally do for the Nucks in that series.


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