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Joining the Army

The times, they are-a-changing. We’re officially four games into a new Canucks season, and as is tradition everything is already in complete chaos. Usually by this point I’ve started a new series on the site surrounding the Canucks season, or at least done my State of the Blog address to let you know what you’re […]

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Canucks Army

After a wild night in Detroit, Conor Garland seems well on his way to becoming the Canucks’ next high scoring pest

It’s only taken three games, but Conor Garland is already a popular man among the masses in Canucks Nation. Through the first week of Vancouver’s season, Garland has been an integral part of Travis Green’s offence, playing the fourth-most minutes among Canuck forwards and picking up three points in the process. But fans have been […]

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The CreaseCast

Hög-Tied in Alberta | October 14, 2021

In this episode: Lach and Cody talk about the Canucks opening night loss to the Oilers, Nils Höglander’s redemption arc, Tyler Myers and “The Hit”, frustrated J.T. Miller, how to fix the Canucks stagnant power play, Zack MacEwen being claimed off waivers by Philadelphia, Francesco Aquilini’s interview on Sportsnet 650, and early thoughts on new […]

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The CreaseCast

Hockey Eve 2: Electric Boogaloo | October 12, 2021

In this episode: Lach and Cody discuss Thanksgiving favourites, the Canucks final roster decisions, the Olli Juolevi trade, their expectations for Vancouver this season, and break down their predictions for the 2021-22 NHL season. 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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LITC Blog

Canucks Preseason Notebook: Juolevi, Lammikko, Opening Night projections and goalie depth

It’s been a long time since the Canucks entered a season with guaranteed playoff expectations. Even the Cinderella roster that finished among the final five teams in the NHL Playoff Bubble in 2019-20 was expected by most to finish just out of the original postseason race. That’s not the case in 2021-22. After signing Elias […]

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The CreaseCast

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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LITC Blog

Long term goals remain a mystery, but Pettersson and Hughes’ new contracts solidify ‘win now’ plans for Canucks

It came down to the wire, but the boys are back. After weeks of speculation the Canucks finally put ink to paper yesterday, signing franchise stars Elias Pettersson and Quinn Hughes to contract extensions totaling a very nice $69.15 million over the next six years. Pettersson returns on a three-year bridge deal with an AAV […]

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The CreaseCast

The Inconvenient CreaseCast | June 1, 2021

In this episode: Lach and Cody talk about the Canucks landing the 9th In this episode: Cody is on his own to break down the Leafs losing to the Canadiens and blowing another Game 7, the Canucks signing Vasili Podkolzin and Karel Plasek, and the dark truth behind Canadian residential school and why understanding their […]

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Canucks / The Botchford Project

Hög’s Plan: To teammates and coaches, Nils Höglander’s rookie experience is one like no other

Editors’ note: the following is an excerpt from my article written for the Vancouver Canucks as part of The Botchford Project mentorship program. Thank you so much to everyone who made this opportunity possible! Jumping into the National Hockey League can sometimes present a wide array of challenges for new players. What Nils Höglander has […]