On the Vancouver Canucks’ last homestand, fans were primed and ready to boo. Discontent was brewing in the fanbase after the team had lost their last three games by a combined score of 19-to-6 and it seemed like any moment that discontent could spill out into jeers and heckles.
The Canucks never gave them that chance.
Yes, the Canucks lost two of their three games on their last homestand, but even in the two losses they kept things close: they were within one goal against the Colorado Avalanche until a last-minute empty net goal and only lost by one to the Chicago Blackhawks. There was no clear moment for upset fans to vocally erupt.
It’s tough to boo in a tight game.