Canadian Sports Anchor, Canucks Reporter Wins Lottery on Air (Video)

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Global BC TV‘s Barry Deley is about the learn just how true “mo’ toonies, mo’ problems” really is. The Vancouver sportscaster/ Canucks reporter just won a local lottery; on the air! This is somewhat of a real life version of that early years The Simpsons episode when Kent Brockman reported himself the Springfield lottery winner.

Deley gets a choice of a $2 million cash or a $2.5 million house (pronounced “hoose” in this video, you’ll love the Canadian accents and jargon in this video after the jump)

As Deley points out, he’ll still make only 20% as much as Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo.

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NHL Western Conference Predictions/Previews

This is the third year Ed Cmar has offered predictions as to how the Western Conference will sort out. But unlike how he assessed the predicted outcomes in prior seasons by determining who would be in (the playoffs), who would be out of playoff consideration and who would be on the fringe, he’s modified my predictions by where I believe each team will place, overall.

While this changed method is subject to more error, when it comes to the NHL and its playoffs, your seeding/position doesn’t matter.

With that, here are my predictions (in ascending order, from 1st to 15th):

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