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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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Short Shifts: My Five Favourite NHL Goalies in 2018

I thought I’d try something a little different today. Instead of the usual serious long reads I do, I thought I’d tap into the more blog style essence of the site and write something short, sweet and fun. It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of goalies. As a kid I was always intrigued […]

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The Sunday Crease: Leipsic, Boeser and Hope from Sweden

The Canucks’ season wasn’t supposed to end like this. It was supposed to end with Brock Boeser beating Pavel Bure’s rookie scoring title. With him walking onstage at the NHL Awards in June to accept the Calder Trophy as the league’s best first-year. With commissioner Gary Bettman announcing that because of Boeser’s amazing season he […]

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The Sunday Crease: The B-Line, Defensive Depth and Standings Madness

With the end of October nearly here, it’s finally time to start taking the NHL standings seriously. Um, never mind. We’d better give it another week or two. It says a lot about the absolute madness going on in the NHL when the Canucks jumping from 29th overall last year to third in the Pacific […]

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StickTaps: Flags, Plummers, and an Idiot Sea Cow

Welcome to StickTaps, my new blog series covering a week’s worth of my favourite things in the sporting world. This week I discuss a number of Olympic stories plus a new hockey program starting in Florida. Cheers and enjoy! – Lach Rio 2016 comes to an end, Canada takes home 22 medals The Summer Olympics […]