Being a hockey writer/fan hybrid is really difficult sometimes. Every now and then, a moment or event comes along where, even though you need to be impartial and take all sides into consideration, your mind is blurred by the personal … Continue reading The Sunday Crease: Pettersson aftermath, Boeser and Horvat gaining momentum and a…podcast?
Last year, I decided to try my hand at writing a weekly column, with the hopes that I could use it to cover more Canucks topics every week as well as learn a little time management along the way. Aside … Continue reading The Sunday Crease: Pettersson hype, Young Stars shine and State of the Blog
Ladies and gentlemen, it’s that time of year again! The beginning of the hockey season is right around the corner, and as the Canucks start gearing … Continue reading Canucks’ wealth of forwards means tough decisions for management
The Canucks returned from their bye week in the same way we all do after a vacation; with a jarring shock of reality. Both of Vancouver’s weekend losses to the Oilers and Jets were cases of a superior team showing … Continue reading The Sunday Crease: Bye Bye Bye, the Sedins’ Future and the Trouble with Trading Tanev
Here’s a philosophical question for you; if you get a win against a team playing their second game of a back-to-back, does it actually count? According to the NHL standings page it does, so I’ll go forward based on that … Continue reading The Sunday Crease: Goldobin, Team Canada, and Winning it Weird
Editor’s Note: Obviously, the Sunday Crease is meant to go up on Sunday, but due my busy school/work schedule this week I didn’t have time to finish it until today. Please enjoy the After Hours edition of The Sunday Monday Crease. … Continue reading The Sun(Mon)day Crease: China, Slashing and Video Games
As a Canucks fan living in California’s North Bay, my best chance to see the team is by making the two hour drive to San Jose. On my way down to the SAP Center, I always take the Richmond Bay … Continue reading What if the Canucks moved their AHL team to Oakland?
For most Vancouver Canucks fans, the 2016-17 season is expected to be an excruciatingly long and rough campaign. Despite all the last place predictions from fans and media alike, there are still plenty of positives going into this season. Once … Continue reading Why the 2016-17 Canucks season is going to be great
The NHL regular season starts in just a couple short weeks, and as of now the Canucks remain an odd collective of older veterans, undeveloped prospects, guys whose best days remain in the AHL, and players brought here on a … Continue reading Canucks defense questions a great problem to have
Goaltending controversies are nothing new to the Canucks. What is new is the idea of them happening in the farm system. The starting netminder jobs are completely set in Vancouver. Ryan Miller is entering the final year of his three-year … Continue reading Utica goalie log jam will show Canucks philosophy in action