2011 Stanley Cup Riot in photos

Riot police walk the street as a couple kiss on June 15, 2011 in Vancouver, as the city broke out in riots, following the Vancouver Canucks loss in game seven of the Stanley Cup Finals. Rich Lam/Getty Images

 

An overturned car sits on the sidewalk after riots which broke out following game seven of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs between the Vancouver Canucks and the Boston Bruins in Vancouver, June 16, 2011. Andy Clark/Reuters

 

Rioters flip a car in Vancouver, June 15, 2011. Fans broke out in riots after their hockey team the Vancouver Canucks lost in game seven of the Stanley Cup Finals. Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

 

A firefighter works to extinguish the flames of an overturned burning vehicle during riots after the Vancouver Canucks lost game seven of the NHL Stanley Cup final hockey game to the Boston Bruins in Vancouver, June 15, 2011. Mike Carlson/Reuters

 

Vancouver Canucks fans watch police cars burn after game seven of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoff between the Vancouver Canucks and the Boston Bruins in Vancouver, June 15, 2011. Andy Clark/Reuters

 

Rioters run amok after game seven of the Stanley Cup finals between the Canucks and the Boston Bruins in Vancouver, June 15, 2011. Jason Payne/Postmedia News Service
Honoured to know several of these photogs and have the opportunity to pick their brains about the shots. Glad everyone was safe, too. More great shots of an awful situation here.

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