Photos: Canucks stars take it to the streets

 

Vancouver Canucks players like Kevin Bieksa and Ryan Kesler got some much-needed hockey time during lockout season with a street hockey game below the Cambie Street Bridge on Wednesday. Take a look.

 
 
 
 
<div id="page1">Vancouver Canucks locked-out player Ryan Kesler (C) calls a team meeting as he joined fans of all ages for a street hockey game at the basketball courts under the Cambie Street Bridge as the NHL disruption continues in Vancouver, December 05, 2012.  The turnout and enthusiasm show that some still love the game and miss it.</div>
 

Vancouver Canucks locked-out player Ryan Kesler (C) calls a team meeting as he joined fans of all ages for a street hockey game at the basketball courts under the Cambie Street Bridge as the NHL disruption continues in Vancouver, December 05, 2012. The turnout and enthusiasm show that some still love the game and miss it.

Photograph by: Ian Lindsay, PNG

 
<div id="page1">Vancouver Canucks locked-out player Ryan Kesler (C) calls a team meeting as he joined fans of all ages for a street hockey game at the basketball courts under the Cambie Street Bridge as the NHL disruption continues in Vancouver, December 05, 2012.  The turnout and enthusiasm show that some still love the game and miss it.</div>
Vancouver Canucks locked-out players Kevin Bieksa celebrates a goal for his team as he and teammate Ryan Kesler joined fans of all ages for a street hockey game at the basketball courts under the Cambie Street Bridge as the NHL disruption continues in Vancouver, December 05, 2012.  The turnout and enthusiasm show that some still love the game and miss it.
Vancouver Canucks locked-out players Kevin Bieksa and Ryan Kesler (R) jostle after a disuted call from referee Kesler as they joined fans of all ages for a street hockey game at the basketball courts under the Cambie Street Bridge as the NHL season disruption continues in Vancouver, December 05, 2012.  And who is that is the Blackhawks jersey behind them? The turnout and enthusiasm some that some still love the game and miss it.
Vancouver Canucks locked-out player Ryan Kesler (L) realizes that his first team pick although enthusiastic, is wearing a Kevin Bieksa jersey  as he and Mr. Bieksa  joined fans of all ages for a street hockey game at the basketball courts under the Cambie Street Bridge as the NHL season disruption continues in Vancouver, December 05, 2012.  The turnout and enthusiasm reveal that some still love the game and miss it.
Vancouver Canucks locked out players Kevin Bieksa (2L) and Ryan Kesler acting as referee join fans of all ages for a street hockey game on the basketball courts under the Cambie Street Bridge as the NHL disruption continues in Vancouver, December 05, 2012.  The turnout and enthusiasm reveal that some still love the game and miss it.
Vancouver Canucks locked-out player Kevin Bieksa (L) looks for the five-hole as he shoots the ball as he and Ryan Kesler joined fans of all ages for a street hockey game at the basketball courts under the Cambie Street Bridge as the NHL season disruption continues in Vancouver, December 05, 2012.  The turnout and enthusiasm show that some still love the game and miss it.
Vancouver Canucks locked-out players Kevin Bieksa (L) and Ryan Kesler compete at rock, paper, scissors to win first pick of their as they joined fans of all ages for a street hockey game at the basketball courts under the Cambie Street Bridge as the NHL disruption continues in Vancouver, December 05, 2012.  The turnout and enthusiasm show that some still love the game and miss it.
A fan and his jersey-wearing dog watch as Vancouver Canucks locked-out players Kevin Bieksa and Ryan Kesler hosted fans of all ages for a street hockey game at the basketball courts under the Cambie Street Bridge as the NHL disruption continues in Vancouver, December 05, 2012.
Vancouver Canucks locked-out player Kevin Bieksa (L) tries to pick the ball out of the air in front of the goalie playing for teammate Ryan Kesler&#8217;s team as the two joined fans of all ages for a street hockey game at the basketball courts under the Cambie Street Bridge as the NHL season disruption continues in Vancouver, December 05, 2012.  The turnout and enthusiasm shows that some still love the game and miss it.
A scary sight for some players is Vancouver Canucks locked-out player Ryan Kesler donning a referee jersey with the logo taped over as he and teammate  Kevin Bieksa joined fans of all ages for a street hockey game at the basketball courts under the Cambie Street Bridge as the NHL disruption continues in Vancouver, December 05, 2012.  The turnout and enthusiasm show that some still love the game and miss it.
The green men and some more mature players wait to be picked as Vancouver Canucks locked-out players Kevin Bieksa and Ryan Kesler hosted fans of all ages for a street hockey game at the basketball courts under the Cambie Street Bridge as the NHL disruption continues in Vancouver, December 05, 2012.
Vancouver Canucks national anthem singer Mark Donnelly (2R) sings Oh Canada as locked-out players Kevin Bieksa (L), Jason Garrison and Ryan Kesler hosted fans of all ages for a street hockey game at the basketball courts under the Cambie Street Bridge as the NHL disruption continues in Vancouver, December 05, 2012.  The turnout and enthusiasm show that some still love the game and miss it.
Vancouver Canucks locked out players Kevin Bieksa (R) and Ryan Kesler (posing here as a referee) join fans of all ages for a street hockey game at the basketball courts under the Cambie Street Bridge as the NHL disruption continues in Vancouver, December 05, 2012.  The turnout and enthusiasm some that some still love the game and miss it.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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