VANCOUVER - Not everyone remained a part of Vancouver Canuck Nation during the NHL lockout.
General manager Mike Gillis revealed Sunday that some season ticket holders have cancelled their packages with the team. Gillis stressed the number was small and refused to disclose it despite some prodding. The Canucks have sold out for 407 consecutive games.
“As far as season ticket cancellations, yes we have had some,” Gillis said on a conference call with Vancouver reporters. “It is not a significant amount based on where this team is positioned but, you know, it is an indication that some fans were not happy with the process and they expressed their viewpoint by cancelling. But it wasn't a number that would cause us to be overly concerned other than the fact that any fan of the Canucks who feels compelled to cancel season tickets is a concern of ours.”
Asked for a more specific cancellation figure, Gillis replied: “That's an internal number and...