The Vancouver Canucks are an enigma. In fact, they have been for a long time, but the last couple weeks have been a true microcosm of it. Vancouver went from preparing to make the Canucks’ front office walk the plank for a dismal 2-5-0 start, to charting a new course back towards the shores of […]
In this episode: Lach and Cody talk about the Canucks’ sweep of the Senators, the return of Elias Pettersson and the Lotto Line, Tyler Motte’s recent scoring run, the quiet sophomore success of Quinn Hughes, Jake Virtanen’s future in Vancouver, the Mike Gillis presentation and Jim Rutherford’s resignation in Pittsburgh.
In this episode: Lach and Cody discuss the Canucks’ crushing win over the Senators, the depth scoring’s perfect timing, Brandon Sutter’s hat trick effort, Nils Höglander’s perfect fit in the Canucks’ top six, Olli Juolevi’s first NHL goal and steady play, the Lotto Line’s struggles, John Chayka’s suspension by the NHL, the massive Pierre-Luc Dubois/Patrik […]
This week hasn’t done much to clear up the early logjam of the NHL’s North Division, but one thing is for sure: the Montreal Canadiens are very, very good. Not only did the Habs take down the Oilers on Monday, but also completely dismantled Vancouver over three games with an incredibly well rounded attack, led […]
In this episode: Lach and Cody go over the Canucks’ roller coaster pair of games against the Canadiens, Tyler Toffoli’s Revenge Tour, the massive problems facing the Canucks’ defensive depth, Tyler Myers’ disastrous Thursday and the bigger issues it showcased for the NHL’s Department of Player Safety and Vancouver’s upper management, the quietly great play […]
In this episode: Lach and Cody break down the Canucks two-game sweep at the hands of Jacob Markstrom and the Calgary Flames, Elias Pettersson’s early frustrations, the team’s continuing struggles on special teams, why it’s still too early for fans to overreact, Vancouver’s upcoming home opener against Montreal, Carolina’s positive Covid tests, the Avalanche making […]
We might be just a handful of games into the 2021 season, but one fact about the North Division has already been cemented; this year is going to be an absolute gongshow. Out of the six teams in the group that’ve already played multiple games, all of them have won and lost at least one […]
In this episode: Lach and Cody breakdown the #Canucks two game split against the Oilers, Nils Höglander’s wild NHL debut, Olli Juolevi’s first regular season games and how he can build on them, what to do about the glaring hole on Elias Pettersson and Brock Boeser’s wing, Canucks power play fixes, how Braden Holtby and […]
In this episode: Lach and Cody set up the Canucks’ 2021 season with full predictions, roster and player expectations, discuss the COVID concerns for J.T. Miller and Jordie Benn and how it’ll impact the season opener, Loui Eriksson’s taxi squad demotion and preview Vancouver’s first two games against the Oilers.
The 2021 NHL season is going to be unlike any we’ve ever seen before, and that starts with the league’s new temporary divisions that teams will play their entire 56 game schedule in. And while all four of these new groups has their storylines, favourites and fan intrigue, there is none more highly anticipated than […]