Canuck mob takes out frustration on hapless BMW M5 – Click above to watch videos after the jump

Sure, Canadians might seem tame and pacifist. But not when it comes to hockey. Once the skates go on, the gloves come off. And that combative attitude has been known to spill over into the streets, particularly when the local team has been handed a tough defeat in a pivotal game. Like last week's seventh-round decider in the Stanley Cup Finals between the Boston Bruins and the Vancouver Canucks.

After the Bruins (belated spoiler alert!) nabbed the title in the last game at Vancouver's home-turf Rogers Arena, local fans spilled into the streets in a riot you'd more likely expect to see in south-central LA. Disappointment turned into mob mentality as fans broke windows and lit dumpsters on fire. Which is a shame enough for the storefronts and sanitation workers, but for the love of God, people, leave cars out of it. Only they didn't.

As you'll see from the videos after the jump, rioters started overturning cars and lighting them on fire, leaving one girl to defend a BMW M5 (presumably her own) against the menacing hoards. She and a friend appear to have fought valiantly on behalf of one of Europe's finest pieces of engineering, but there's unfortunately little to be done in the face of disheartened – and inebriated – Canadian hockey fans.

Follow the jump for a pair of videos – the first a shorter report from the local news affiliate and another slightly longer depicting various scenes from the riots.





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      • 3 Years Ago
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      Jose Miguel Lara
      • 3 Years Ago
      omg.. I feel a tear coming down!!1 no matter what car that would have been, it looked like the girl loved her car to defend it with her life (yeah, im sure this things can get that crazy) I hope those as$ho**s get in prison and anally raped while there.
      Filo
      • 3 Years Ago
      I am from Switzerland, a country where hockey is very big. Police is accustomed with rioters, and here's how they manage to end any problem in about 10 minutes: rubber bullets shot at everyone (and they hurt like hell, I had to take someone I know to the hospital, yes, he was rioting the moron), and cold water pumped at an incredible rate per minute from the firefighters on the crowd. In a matter of minutes you see people laying on the ground, hurt and freezing. History teaches us as well, remember Napoleon, when he "sedate" a revolt just by putting a few cannons and have them shooting at the rioting crowd. Guess what..it worked.
        technoreaper
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Filo
        Switzerland apparently has common sense, something that is lacking in North America.
          Dantesco
          • 3 Years Ago
          @technoreaper
          I think it's mostly the willingness to contain the troubles. I am not saying that the police in the video did anything wrong (I personally do not know their protocols), but sometimes a situation demands some "thinking outside the box". Watching both the videos made me fell terrible, as a car fanatic for the car herself, but as a human person I was ashamed to see what people can do for something as ridicolous as a sport game.....
      moritz
      • 3 Years Ago
      honestly the cops should have used live rounds, I feel terrible for the oppressed people of syria yemen libya etc, for being shot at, but these guys here they deserve it...
      pasigiri
      • 3 Years Ago
      So your towns teams looses a hockey game and then you go out and destroy your town. That doesn't make ANY since. Funny thing is, I'm sure no one destroyed their OWN house or car. You know BMW M5's come with V10s. And to be honest, after the first couple of dents, she should have used it!!! A couple of donuts, and 1/8 sprints ... Seriously no words can describe the stupidity in these videos.
      sam
      • 3 Years Ago
      canadian police are way too nice...usually ppl deserve to be beaten up in this case...
        EnzoHonda
        • 3 Years Ago
        @sam
        The police in Canada can't do anything because hippy douche-bags raise an unholy fuss anytime a criminal is even moderately inconvenienced. During the G8/G20 in Toronto, no protesters/rioters/civilians got more than a scratch (no one was even hospitalized) and we have people attempting to compare that to crack-downs in Syria and Egypt. It's ridiculous.
      technoreaper
      • 3 Years Ago
      Not all of them were anarchists. One was an athlete on the Canadian Water Polo team, the guy who was trying to light the police car on fire. His life is over, lol.
      iBiRiAiDiFiOiRiD
      • 3 Years Ago
      One of the many reasons the city of Vancouver does not deserve a cup. No cup Canucks forever boys. ENJOY IT!
        EnzoHonda
        • 3 Years Ago
        @iBiRiAiDiFiOiRiD
        Agreed. Vancouver will never get the cup. Ever.
          Trevor
          • 3 Years Ago
          @EnzoHonda
          They have a better change than 90% of the other teams in the league moron. See people want to play in vancouver, hence players taking paycuts.
      Splicer436
      • 3 Years Ago
      Wow, that is the most idiotic thing I've seen in a long time......those people should not be allowed to breed.
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      cislam71
      • 3 Years Ago
      This is so sad and angering to watch...I would of jumped in the M5 and started revving the **** out of it and doing donuts to scare the people off or something. I have no remorse for these rioters and they deserve to be ran over.
      phunkyphoxx
      • 3 Years Ago
      Acting like that because of a Sport? I think she should have jumped behind the wheel and play Carmageddon with that retarded bastard scum.
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