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It’s Goalie Season In Vancouver

from Cam Cole of the Vancouver Sun,

People who move to Vancouver from other parts of Canada often lament that they miss the four seasons.

Roberto Luongo has no idea what they’re talking about.

The four seasons, he must know, are clear enough in the eyes of many a Vancouver Canucks fan: Despair, Alarm, Hope and Heartbreak.

And anger is the background music, the rain that knows no season but falls on Canada’s gold-medal-winning goaltender — sometimes just a mist, sometimes like cats and dogs — from time to time, all year round.

While most of the nation braces for winter, Canuck fans are drumming their fingers on their armrests, impatient for the longest season, Hope — which typically runs from November through April, though most recently it extended into early June — to begin.

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