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The Sunday Crease

The Sunday Crease: Slow Starts, Eastern Notes and the Team of Mystery

“There has been an awakening. Have you felt it?” In the four years that I’ve been running this website, there’s never been more excitement and intrigue surrounding the Vancouver Canucks than there is going into 2019-20 season. But hey, maybe it just seems that way to me because I’m actually living in Vancouver for the […]

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Fear the Fin

Pacific Peeks: Vancouver Canucks

It’s been a long, long time since you could mention the Vancouver Canucks and “playoffs” in the same sentence. And yet, here we are. The Canucks have a very clear vision on how to celebrate their 50th anniversary season properly; a season full of commemorating the past, a few throwback jersey nights and an exciting young team that looks […]

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Daily Hive Offside

Finding better nicknames for new Canucks players

Hockey players suck at nicknames. When the Vancouver Canucks opened training camp with media interviews on Thursday, it was the players’ first chance to talk about their offseason training regiments, their goals for the season and their first impressions of their new teammates. But when Chris Tanev was asked the latter question, he unknowingly admitted […]

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LITC Update

State of the Blog 2019-20: The Boy is Back in Town

Hey everyone! I hope you all had a great summer vacation! Your essays on it are due next week, but today we’ll just be going over the syllabus for next season. I’m Hooooome! First of all, if you haven’t heard already, I made a big life change over the summer and moved back home to […]

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Daily Hive Offside

Thatcher Demko needs to show No. 1 potential for Canucks next season

There’s a number of storylines going into the 2019-20 season for the Vancouver Canucks; an anniversary celebration, a rebuilt supporting cast, and a draft pick bet placed on the team’s ability to make the postseason within the next two years. But one story flying under the radar heading into training camp in September surrounds the […]

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LITC Update

Expecto Patreon-um!

Hey everyone! Today I’m doing a small update to announce some big news; I’ve officially launched a brand new Patreon page for my website! Ooo, a Patreon. Howwww original. I know, I know. It’s not exactly a revolutionary idea, but it’s the best option out there right now. So why are you starting a Patreon? […]

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LITC Blog

Canucks’ new uniforms: the good, the bad and the meh

Just when you think the hockey season is over, some news pulls you right back to the ice surface. In preparation for their 49th season 50th anniversary, yesterday the Canucks unveiled four new uniforms that they’ll be wearing in 2019-20 and beyond. These jerseys include an updated home-and-away killer whale set (minus the ‘VANCOUVER’ wordmark), […]