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A Calgary Flim-Flam | February 12, 2021

In this episode: Lach and Cody recap the Canucks loss to the Flames and discuss the underappreciated play of Thatcher Demko, the top six re-finding their groove, Jim Benning’s future, the affect of losing Justin Bailey and who could replace him, the Adam Gaudette to Nashville rumours and the NHL’s COVID protocols missing the mark.

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A 1040 Farewell | February 9, 2021

In this special episode: Lach and Cody talk about the sudden shutdown of the TSN 1040 radio station, how the station shaped the landscape of Vancouver sports and Canucks coverage, what its people and personalities meant to them, what fans can do to make their voices heard about Bell Media’s practices, and what the future […]

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Hell and Oates | February 5, 2021

In this episode: Lach is on his own tonight to talk about the Canucks embarrassing 7-3 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs, why it’s a microcosm for how management has bungled the construction of the team, Jim Benning’s poor excuse for letting Tyler Toffoli walk in free agency and how COVID is affecting the schedules […]

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Ground-Habs Day | February 2, 2021

In this episode: Lach and Cody talk about the Canucks two game sweep at the hands of the Canadiens, the struggles of J.T. Miller, the team’s issues with giveaways and defensive structure, which players on the trading block could be a fit for Vancouver, the Tony DeAngelo debacle and look at early projections for the […]

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Lotto Stonks | January 29, 2021

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.

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Hot Goal Sutter | January 26, 2021

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 […]

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The Toff-est Timeline | January 22, 2021

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 […]

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Flaming Out | January 19, 2021

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 […]

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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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Hockey Eve EXTRAVAGANZA! | January 12, 2021

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.