A day after locking up the current faces of their franchise for four more seasons, the Vancouver Canucks celebrated the past, retiring Pavel Bure’s No. 10 on Saturday before their game against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Here’s video of the ceremony:
To give you an idea of how beloved “The Russian Rocket” remains in Vancouver, note this tidbit from Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston:
As many have pointed out, a promoter charged $94 for Bure autographs this weekend. I just thought it was interesting people would pay it.
— Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) November 2, 2013