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New Bridge Just Dropped! | October 4, 2021

In this episode: Lach and Cody introduce new Intern/Producer Jacob before talking about Elias Pettersson and Quinn Hughes official contracts, fourth liners stepping up, blue line blues, Brock Boeser’s injury status and Robin Lehner’s viral Twitter thread about player health and safety. Always Tired merch: https://creasecast.creator-spring.com/listing/always-tired-bag-skate Not Dead, Just Tired merch: https://creasecast.creator-spring.com/listing/not-dead-just-tired-bag-skate

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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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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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Lach’s North Division Power Rankings (Week 15): The Habs’ Gambit

I so many questions about the Montreal Canadiens that I’d like answered. Who are the Canadiens? Also, what are the Canadiens? And why are the Canadiens? No matter how you slice it, the Canadiens are a team that don’t make much sense. One week they’ll play such inspired hockey that people will call them a […]

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Lach’s North Division Power Rankings (Week 14): Jets and Leafs turns bitter while Canucks grab top spot

With the Stanley Cup Playoffs just around the corner – barring any more problems with COVID-19 – the intensity within the North Division has been picking up with every passing week. And it all came to a head on Thursday and Saturday, when the Jets and Maple Leafs locked horns during a chaotic two game […]

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Lach’s North Division Power Rankings (Week 13): Canucks make statement return from COVID

It’s not often your weekly column is forced to take a two week hiatus. But when a massive COVID outbreak hit the Canucks and put the team out of commission, suddenly it was really hard to make funny jokes. In fact, it still kind of is. The Canucks finally returned to ice tonight against the […]

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Lach’s North Division Power Rankings (Week 12): Goalies, Goalies, Goalies

This season has been rough on everybody. But not many have it rougher than Anton Forsberg. Forsberg had started the season off on the right foot, earning a one year, $700K deal from the Edmonton Oilers in October to join their taxi squad behind the established duo of Mike Smith and Mikko Koskinen. But what […]

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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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Lach’s North Division Power Rankings (Week 11): A Division UnMarvelled

When an NHL season is streaking by as quickly as this 2021 campaign has, one might need a little break from sports every now and then. A hockey palate cleanser, if you will. For me, that’s come in the form of the new Marvel television series that’ve been arriving on Disney+; starting with WandaVision, that […]

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Lach’s North Division Power Rankings (Week 10): Jets fly to the top as second half begins

As the NHL season rounds the halfway point, the speed at which we’ve gotten here almost feels like a fever dream. Actually, considering why we’re all inside and not watching all these games live, “fever dream” is a pretty apt description. The recent stretch hasn’t been kind to many teams in the North. The Leafs […]