But nothing gets this state-of-the-art building more electrified than when the Vancouver Canucks take to the ice during hockey season.
Most Vancouverites will attest that the buzz surrounding a Canucks game can be felt miles away from the stadium on city streets, and all over province on each game day. Yes, this is Canada.
This is hockey. And this is what it means to be smack-dab in the middle of Canucks Nation.
One of the popular concourse attractions is the Luc Bourdon Wall of Dreams located at the Gate 3 entrance. The wall commemorates the life of the late Luc Bourdon, the Canucks defenseman tragically killed in a motorcycle accident in May Watching the teams go through their warm-ups has become a ritual in hockey arenas all across the NHL, and doing so pressed up against the glass makes the experience all the more intimate.
Stake out a good spot and you might be able to high-five a player or two as well.
Just watch out for flying pucks. But when it comes down to it, you come to a Canucks game for the game itself. You can literally feel the energy from them as they try to will their beloved Canucks to victory.
From the oohs and aahs heard each time goalie Ryan Miller makes a glove save, the roar from the crowd when B. Their testament is backed by the fact the team had a consecutive sellout streak of games in a row, only recently broken in , making a Canucks game one of the most exclusive places to be seen in Vancouver.