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The One Where We Jinx the Avalanche | June 4, 2021

In this episode: Lach and Cody talk about the Canucks landing the 9th overall pick in the draft, what it would take to acquire Morgan Rielly from the Leafs, Mark Scheifele’s suspension and how it affects the Canadiens/Jets series, why no one might be able to stop the Avalanche and do a check-in on the […]

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The Inconvenient CreaseCast | June 1, 2021

In this episode: Lach and Cody talk about the Canucks landing the 9th In this episode: Cody is on his own to break down the Leafs losing to the Canadiens and blowing another Game 7, the Canucks signing Vasili Podkolzin and Karel Plasek, and the dark truth behind Canadian residential school and why understanding their […]

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Mid-Knight Train to Denver | May 28, 2021

In this episode: Lach and Cody discuss Golden Knights/Wild Game 7, the Leafs and Habs heading to Game 6 and why success for Toronto could spur a change in direction for the Canucks, plus preview Hurricanes/Lightning and Bruins/Islanders.

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Playing SpOILER | May 25, 2021

In this episode: Lach and Cody break down every first round series of the playoffs, plus how the Oilers will handle being swept by the Jets, what the Canucks can learn from Edmonton’s mistakes, the surprising letdown of Maple Leafs/Canadiens, Spencer Knight’s incredible playoff debut, debate the excitement level of Hurricanes/Predators and how the Bruins […]

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North Division Power Rankings

Lach’s FINAL North Division Power Rankings: Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)

I’ve never watched Cheers before, but I have seen the show’s final shot. Sam Malone closes up the bar, waves away a potential customer and takes one last stroll around the empty tavern, silently reminiscing about the memories made there. Here in the North Division, the Canucks and Flames will be locking up the joint. […]

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Green New Deal | May 21, 2021

In this episode: Lach and Cody talk about Travis Green’s brand new extension with the Canucks, Jim Benning’s final interview of the regular season and his plans to fix the team (or lack thereof) and do a quick look around the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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We Didn’t Start the Fire | May 19, 2021

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Lach’s audio is a little extra loud/echoey in the first few minutes, but it goes back to normal at 11:53. Our bad!) In this episode: Lach and Cody talk about the end of a disastrous Canucks season, the rumours surrounding ownership, Jim Benning, Travis Green, Ian Clark, the Sedins and what comes next […]

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Canucks / The Botchford Project

Hög’s Plan: To teammates and coaches, Nils Höglander’s rookie experience is one like no other

Editors’ note: the following is an excerpt from my article written for the Vancouver Canucks as part of The Botchford Project mentorship program. Thank you so much to everyone who made this opportunity possible! Jumping into the National Hockey League can sometimes present a wide array of challenges for new players. What Nils Höglander has […]

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Vancouver & the Infinite Sadness | May 14, 2021

In this episode: Lach does a brief recap on the Canucks loss to the Flames, previews the team’s final four games and discuss some rumored changes to the Canucks’ front office. PLUS: A special peek at our most recent Patreon exclusive Off the Post podcast, where Lach and Cody make their Stanley Cup brackets and […]

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Endgame | May 11, 2021

In this episode: Lach and Cody talk about the Canucks week of mixed results vs. the Oilers and Jets, Vancouver’s official elimination from playoff contention, Smarties McFlurries, bad hockey nicknames, Nils Höglander’s continued rise, Travis Green’s trust in Jack Rathbone and the team’s future on defense, Connor McDavid’s ridiculous MVP season, Jack Eichel’s last stand […]