Vancouver Canucks fans have a well earned reputation as being... how do I put this... well... they're quite a passionate fan base.
In all seriousness, Canucks fans have earned a reputation for being quite critical of their team even in the best of times. The team's fanbase has a very strong "us against the world" mentality and they demand a lot from the team's players, management, coaches and even from the media covering the team. In short, Canucks fans are rabid.
But today, Canucks fans took things to a whole new level.
Tired of team GM Jim Benning and his one step forward, two steps back approach, a group of passionate Canucks fans crowdfunded to have a plane fly a #FIREBENNING banner over downtown Vancouver and the team's home rink Rogers Arena.
Check this out:
It really does bring a tear to your eye... a thing of beauty.
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