Vancouver hooligans: Just because your preferred collection of mercenary athletes failed to prevail in their months-long quest for an old silver bowl doesn't mean you should take to the streets and start burning cars. Ask Detroit how that works out.

The Canucks' 4-0 loss in the Stanley Cup final last night somehow tapped a tar sands of rage buried deep under the Canadian tundra of politeness. There might have been a bit of Olympic hangover mixed in as well, given how many of the rioters tried to jump over burning cars like they were acts in Cirque du Douchebag. The scene as captured by Getty photographers follows.


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