We Have A Winner!
April 26, 2011. Canucks vs. Blackhawks, Game 7 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals, 1-1 tie, 5:22 into overtime.
“Patrick Kane gets the puck, sends it across for Campoli, it went over his stick but Ryan Johnson clears the zone, Hamhuis intercepts, dumps the puck back in, Campoli has it, flips it, Burrows steals, cutting in, shoots, SCORES! THEY SLAYED THE DRAGON! ALEX BURROWS 5:22 INTO OVERTIME! GAME 7 GOES TO VANCOUVER!”
As voted by you, Alex Burrows slaying the dragon is the top moment in Rogers Arena history.
But what about Sidney Crosby’s Golden Goal, the runner-up?
Moments after beating the Blackhawks, then Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo compared the victory to his Canadian gold medal at Rogers Arena 14 months earlier.
“I don’t know, this one might be better than the Olympics,” said Luongo.
Sixty-five per cent of you agree.
Of the nearly 600 votes registered between Slaying the Dragon and the Golden Goal, two-thirds went to Burrows, pushing him and the greatest goal in Canucks history to a memorable championship.
It was a memorable #20in20 Bracket Challenge, especially for Kayla Stuart, our grand prize winner! The Canucks fan from Chilliwack will be attending 10 Canucks home games during the 2016-17 season, as well as 10 concerts at Rogers Arena!
Thank you to everyone who took part in our bracket challenge!
For a full recap of the bracket challenge, click here.