Bertuzzi's powdered package
I didn't see this make the rounds on blogs, so here's the link:
A letter arrived at GM Place on Monday containing a suspicious white powder and investigators say the target was Todd Bertuzzi.And we thought Jose Theodore was the only one cursed by odd occurrences this season.
The evidence was turned over to the Vancouver Police Department.
At the moment, it's looking more and more likely that the Canucks may, indeed, miss the playoffs this season, and there are going to be more than a few (hundred thousand) fingers pointed in Bertuzzi's direction. It's been an atrocious season for a half-dozen Vancouver players and without the play of the Sedin-Sedin-Carter line, they'd be down in Phoenix Coyote territory.
As for the powdered package: There are a ton of crazy, crazy fans out in British Columbia, and I don't doubt this was done by one or more of them. I can't image this Canada Post gift brightened the always surly Bertuzzi's day.
And, as for Vancouver's latest losing streak — five in a row, now that newly acquired Mika Noronen laid an egg last night in his first game as a Canuck — well, it's ugly, and unless things come together in a hurry, the playoff race is going to get away from them.
Hard to believe this team was leading the Northwest Division just before the Olympic break.