I wanted to write a long post about what happened last night, but this morning I find myself without many words at all.
To the Vancouver Canucks: We are proud of the great season you had, and the fantastic playoff run. It was extremely exciting and I am beyond proud of the team this year. Nothing should take away from your hard work all year.
To the Vancouver Police Department, the Fire Department, and all the health and public workers that pitched in last night and in the coming days: I thank you, and the city thanks you too — you are appreciated.
To the folks who ruined it last night for everyone: You are not fans. You have shamed our city, province and country. I hope they catch you.
To the world: What happened last night was disgraceful. The people who did this are not indicative of Vancouver Canucks fans or our city. This morning, hundreds of Canucks fans in jerseys cleaned the streets of Vancouver — those are our true fans.
I’m sad for the Canucks, I’m sad for the city, but I’m happy to see our amazing city and Vancouverites stepping up to make things better.