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Boyd Howdy | March 23, 2021

In this episode: Lach and Cody breakdown the Canucks’ last couple losses to the Canadiens and Jets, Bo Horvat’s injury and the sudden disappearance of center depth, the Travis Boyd waiver pick up and the trade deadline firesale it may be foreshadowing, the Jake Virtanen/Markus Nutivaara rumour, Braden Holtby’s play vs. the Habs, NHL Draft […]

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Brock Star | March 9, 2021

In this episode: Lach and Cody talk about the Canucks sudden three game winning streak, the rise of Brock Boeser, Adam Gaudette’s curse breaking goal, prepping for the Trade Deadline, Ian Clark’s future in Vancouver, Michael DiPietro’s lack of game action and the NHL’s new seven year broadcast deal with ESPN.

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A Spritely Affair | February 19, 2021

In this episode: Lach and Cody talk about the Canucks’ shutout loss to Laurent Brossoit and the Winnipeg Jets, the Reverse Retros, Olli Juolevi becoming a solid NHL defensemen, Nils Höglander and Derek Forbort’s new rivalry, poor late game officiating, the Sabres potentially exploring a Jack Eichel trade, what a Canucks deal with Buffalo would […]

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Just Howlin’ | February 16, 2021

In this episode: Lach and Cody talk about the Canucks’ long weekend split with the Flames, Francesco Aquilini’s weekend Twitter thread, the moral victories of the team’s recent play, Brock Boeser’s early scoring breakout, the Jake Virtanen trade rumours, the Arizona Coyotes’ bombshell, Alex Galchenyuk being traded twice in one weekend, and the Utica Comets’ […]

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Oil and Water | January 15, 2021

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 […]

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SAN DI-EMKO | September 2, 2020

In this episode: Thatcher Demko saves the day, can the Canucks push the Golden Knights to a Game 7, why J.T. Miller might actually be an unsung hero, whether the Avalanche and Flyers can overcome their own 3-1 series deficits and why the Jake Allen trade doesn’t seem to make any sense.

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LITC Blog

Canucks’ Summer Camp Blog: Boeser rumours, Rathbone signs and MacEwen’s big week

Embed from Getty Images After being locked in our houses for approximately a quarter of a century to shield ourselves from pandemics, murder hornets and horrible renditions of John Lennon’s “Imagine”, the world is starting to take its first steps back into its new normalcy. And for 24 NHL teams, that means returning to the […]

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Gossip Goalie | July 12, 2020

In this episode: Lachlan talks about the official Return to Play, the NHL and NHLPA finding labour peace, Brock Boeser trade rumours and the Canucks’ salary cap issues, various players opting out and Lach’s early thoughts on Gossip Girl. Thanks for reading! If you enjoyed the article, join my Patreon for exclusive podcasts and early access […]

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The 2020 Lach in the Crease Awards

NHL Awards voting season is officially upon us, and while the Professional Hockey Writers Association is busy trying to figure out if Leon Draisaitl is Hart-worthy or how to deny Quinn Hughes of the Calder Trophy he so richly deserves, I decided to go in a different direction. The Canucks already have a set of […]

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Daily Hive Offside

Miller exceeding early expectations for Canucks after controversial trade

When J.T. Miller joined the Vancouver Canucks through a controversial trade with the Tampa Bay Lightning in June, some big expectations came with him. Any time a player costs a first-round pick, the bar of success is immediately set in a high place. The season might only be two weeks old, but so far the […]