Here’s a philosophical question for you; if you get a win against a team playing their second game of a back-to-back, does it actually count? According to the NHL standings page it does, so I’ll go forward based on that … Continue reading The Sunday Crease: Goldobin, Team Canada, and Winning it Weird
With the Canucks’ heart wrenching 3-2 shootout loss to the Maple Leafs last night, it marked the halfway point of the Canucks season, meaning it’s time to take stock of what we have so far. My list just says Brock … Continue reading The Sunday Crease: Halfway, Boeser, and a Partnership!
With the end of October nearly here, it’s finally time to start taking the NHL standings seriously. Um, never mind. We’d better give it another week or two. It says a lot about the absolute madness going on in the … Continue reading The Sunday Crease: The B-Line, Defensive Depth and Standings Madness
Through eight games last season, the Canucks had put together a 4-3-1 record. Tonight, with a 4-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings, Vancouver improved to that exact same record eight games into the 2017-18 season. But something feels different … Continue reading The Sunday Crease: Goalies, Dorsett and ‘Fifty Mission Cap’
The Dragon Slayer always took his shot, and so does his new team. Continue reading BURRied – Lach Talks Canucks 2 [Game 2: OTT 3, VAN 2 (SO)]
If you learned about Greek mythology when you were a kid, you probably know the story of King Sisyphus. The legend goes that when Sisyphus died he was sent to the Underworld, where he was given the eternal punishment of … Continue reading The Sunday Crease: Edler, Eriksson and Videos
The beginning of a new era. (Also I’m back.) Continue reading Scorevat – Lach Talks Canucks 2 [Game 1: VAN 3, EDM 2]
Wow. By a show of hands, who woke up this morning still energized about the Canucks’ massive win over the Oilers last night? Oh wait, I can’t see your hands. Ah well, I’ll just make it the poll question down … Continue reading The Sunday Crease: Victory, Pouliot and Real Hockey!
Editor’s Note: Obviously, the Sunday Crease is meant to go up on Sunday, but due my busy school/work schedule this week I didn’t have time to finish it until today. Please enjoy the After Hours edition of The Sunday Monday Crease. … Continue reading The Sun(Mon)day Crease: China, Slashing and Video Games
As I put the final touches on this second edition of the Sunday Crease, the Canucks were being dismantled by the Vegas Golden Knights, a team playing its first ever NHL exhibition game. Granted, Vancouver’s lineup was made up of … Continue reading The Sunday Crease: Preseason, Sedins and Arenas