Unreal Canucks Gif Tournament: ‘Luongo likes it, puts ring on it’ vs. ‘Good night Detroit’

Introducing the Unreal Canucks GIF Tournament, a quest to determine which Canucks GIF is the greatest in existence. We’ve narrowed it down to 32 candidates, divided into four divisions then seeded, one through eight. Now we need your help. An important note: this isn’t just something to do while the players and the owners waste time bickering over who should get what’s left of the money they’re burning — it’s also a super-important initiative. After all, if we don’t do this, how else will we know? AND WE MUST KNOW.



(1) We call this gif LUONGO LIKES IT, PUTS RING ON IT.

There were a lot of upsets in round one, evidence that either this tournament is really unpredictable, or we did a terrible job seeing these gifs. (Probably the second one. We’re terrible.) Even the Luongo Division’s number one seed, which we thought would cruise through the first few rounds, had a bit of a tough time out of the gate. It was nearly upset Alex Edler’s flying tackle on Drew Doughty. However, it staved off the upset because it’s excellent. Look at his commitment to the Beyonce walk: room full of beautiful woman and Luongo’s completely in the zone. Although we’d be a little more impressed if Luongo was doing this.

(7) We call this gif GOOD NIGHT DETROIT.

This gif is downright arrogant, always celebrating victory. You haven’t won yet, gif. But it could win. If there’s a gif that can knock off the top seed, it just might be Luongo’s curtain call in Detroit. It surprised us when it took just under 55% of the vote in the first round, bumping the highly-ranked gif of Luongo turning his net into a Bieksa-cloning machine. I guess we shouldn’t underestimate the power of the troll.


OKAY. Now let’s vote.

Voting closes at midnight.




  1. jenny wren
    December 14, 2012

    If Bobby Lu were doing ‘that’
    Then he would be right ‘where it’s at’
    But bottom line I have to think
    He’s better in a hockey rink

    Ergo I vote ‘Good Night Detroit’
    Where he appears much more adroit

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    • tom selleck's moustache
      December 14, 2012

      It was a tough call
      Most certainly
      But I had to be moved
      By novelty

      And so, number one
      Was what got my vote
      As luo’s slick moves
      Were what tipped my boat


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      • the olde coot
        December 14, 2012

        to wit i found him rather stiff
        therefore i didn’t vote this gif

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  2. krazymunky
    December 14, 2012

    DETROIT …..the trolling makes it a winner.

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  3. Blueliner
    December 14, 2012

    DETROIT. You can’t knock out this kind of gif. WINNER all the way!

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