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The CreaseCast

Comets and Community (ft. Cody Severtson) | April 11, 2020

In this episode; Lach is joined by Cody Severtson (Pass it to Bulis/The Comets Harvest) to talk about the Utica Comets season and the progress of various Canucks prospects like Kole Lind, Olli Juolevi and Brogan Rafferty. They also discuss Eddie Lack’s retirement, how the NHL can improve the way they market their players during […]

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Daily Hive Offside

Thatcher Demko needs to show No. 1 potential for Canucks next season

There’s a number of storylines going into the 2019-20 season for the Vancouver Canucks; an anniversary celebration, a rebuilt supporting cast, and a draft pick bet placed on the team’s ability to make the postseason within the next two years. But one story flying under the radar heading into training camp in September surrounds the […]

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The Sunday Crease

The Sunday Crease: Pettersson aftermath, Boeser and Horvat gaining momentum and a…podcast?

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 bias your mind has spent a lifetime building. For me, that moment came midway through […]

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The Sunday Crease

The Sunday Crease: Pettersson hype, Young Stars shine and State of the Blog

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 from some early slipups, I managed to pull it all together and create a column […]

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LITC Blog

Canucks’ wealth of forwards means tough decisions for management

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 up for another grueling year, they have a lot of questions that need to be answered before the puck drops on October 3. But the biggest challenge ahead for […]

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The Sunday Crease

The Sunday Crease: Bye Bye Bye, the Sedins’ Future and the Trouble with Trading Tanev

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 its strength against a clearly outmatched team. The Canucks were unable to keep up with […]

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The Sunday Crease

The Sunday Crease: Goldobin, Team Canada, and Winning it Weird

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 info. The Canucks have fallen back to Earth in the last couple weeks, but with […]

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The Sunday Crease

The Sun(Mon)day Crease: China, Slashing and Video Games

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. – Lach It’s been a busy week for the Canucks. Four preseason games in four nights […]

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LITC Blog

What if the Canucks moved their AHL team to Oakland?

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 Bridge and go through Oakland. The Oakland route isn’t nearly as scenic as going through […]

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LITC Blog

Why the 2016-17 Canucks season is going to be great

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 you’ve finished laughing at that notion, I’ll continue. The Canucks had a relatively quiet offseason, […]