Local businesses reel from the lack of sports action in Vancouver

It is not a good time to be a sports fan in Vancouver.

With the BC Lions’ loss to the Calgary Stampeders in the Western Division final yesterday, there are no longer any professional sports teams playing in the city.

Earlier this month, the Vancouver Whitecaps were eliminated from the playoffs and today marks day 65 of the NHL lockout.

Businesses that cater to sports fans are now hoping a deal can be reached to save at least part of the hockey season.

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