Bruins Pass on Free Shots from Famous Canucks Fan

Thomas Drance
September 21 2011 12:17PM

Deadspin by way of the Boston Herald, broke the big news today that the Boston Bruins refused to accept a round of 22 shots from "movie star" Ryan Reynolds. As the story goes, Reynolds and the Bruins engaged in some banter over the result of the finals, afterwards Ryan Reynolds bought the team shots as a peace offering. The Bruins "spitefully" refused the drinks and instead gave them to a bunch of ladies at a Bachelorette party who, I'm sure, would've rather had the opportunity to touch Reynolds' abs and hear stories about what it was like to hook up with Alanis Morisette. 

Here's a list of possible reasons the Bruins refused Reynolds' shots, and gave them to a nearby Bachelorette Party:

  • By way of our friends the Gahdengremlins - the Bruins were wise to turndown the offered shots because based on his behavior in past films, Reynolds' likely spiked the tequilla.
  • Ryan Reynolds - like the Boston police - didn't know who Milan Lucic was.
  • Ryan Reynolds was wearing his Green Lantern suit in the bar (he does that) and the Bruins mistook his costume as a Greenman suit.
  • The ladies at the Bachelorette party were wicked hawt.
  • Nathan "apology snob" Horton thought "buying shots" was a weak way to show remorse. "You might as well have texted us bro!" 
  • "Bachelorette Party" is the team's new nickname for Brad Marchand.
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Thomas Drance lives in Toronto, eats spicy food and writes about hockey. He is an NHL News Editor at theScore, the ex-managing editor of CanucksArmy.com and an opinionated blowhard to boot. You can follow him on twitter @thomasdrance.
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#1 Malcolm Ert
September 21 2011, 12:24PM
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hahahaha, love it dude.

I'm going with apology snob Horton. I still can't believe how much hearing him said that pissed me off.

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#2 Yankee Canuck
September 21 2011, 12:36PM
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There is no Green Lantern, only Deadpool.

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#3 Cam Charron
September 21 2011, 12:57PM
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"The ladies at the Bachelorette party were wicked hawt."

In Massachusetts dialect, I believe the proper pronunciation is "haht".

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#5 Mason Storm
September 21 2011, 03:28PM
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Haha this is an awfully petty attempt to knock the Bruins. Whatever makes you guys feel better I guess.

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