Categories
The CreaseCast

Tyler Myers Lemon | June 8, 2021

In this episode: Lach and Cody hash out the Troy Stecher/Tyler Myers debate and how to fix the Canucks’ right side of defense, review the Canucks Store’s new Players Design Series, apologize for jinxing the Avalanche in their series against the Golden Knights, talk about Tyler Toffoli and the Canadiens’ sweep of the Jets and […]

Categories
The CreaseCast

Mid-Knight Train to Denver | May 28, 2021

In this episode: Lach and Cody discuss Golden Knights/Wild Game 7, the Leafs and Habs heading to Game 6 and why success for Toronto could spur a change in direction for the Canucks, plus preview Hurricanes/Lightning and Bruins/Islanders.

Categories
LITC Blog

Knight Class: Lessons the Canucks can take from the Vegas series into free agency

So your team came within one win of the Western Conference Final. As if 2020 could get any weirder, right? No one expected the Vancouver Canucks to win a playoff series over the defending Stanley Cup Champion St. Louis Blues, let alone drag the Vegas Golden Knights to a Game 7 in Round 2, at […]

Categories
The CreaseCast

Stroke of MidKnight | September 7, 2020

In this episode: Lach talks about the Canucks falling to Vegas in Game 7, where this leaves them after a crazy 2019-20, how to the address the goalie situation with Jacob Markstrom heading for free agency, how the Canucks can fix their cap issues during the offseason, previewing the Conference Finals and CreaseCast plans for […]

Categories
The CreaseCast

SAN DI-EMKO | September 2, 2020

In this episode: Thatcher Demko saves the day, can the Canucks push the Golden Knights to a Game 7, why J.T. Miller might actually be an unsung hero, whether the Avalanche and Flyers can overcome their own 3-1 series deficits and why the Jake Allen trade doesn’t seem to make any sense.

Categories
The CreaseCast

The Gauntlet | August 31, 2020

In this episode: the Canucks stepped up for racial equality, why back to back losses to the Golden Knights shouldn’t faze fans in the short term or the long term, why the Tampa Bay Lightning might be the new Cup favourite, whether or not the Colorado Avalanche can will their way from a 3-1 defect […]

Categories
The CreaseCast

Bigger Than Sports | August 26, 2020

In this episode: Lach talks about the Jacob Blake shooting, the NBA, WNBA and MLB players’ decisions not to play and why the NHL should’ve joined them, the Canucks splitting their first two games with the Golden Knights, the return of Tyler Toffoli, the Vegas goalie controversy started by Allen Walsh’s Fleury photoshop, Jonathan Marchessault’s […]

Categories
The CreaseCast

Why MOTTE Us?! | August 22, 2020

In this episode: The Vancouver Canucks are going to the second round! Lach goes over the Canucks’ victories in Games 5 and 6 over the Blues, how Tyler Motte and the bottom six rose to the occasion, Travis Green’s excellent series, Jacob Markstrom outdueling the Binnington/Allen duo, how the Canucks match up against the Vegas […]

Categories
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 […]

Categories
The Sunday Crease

The Sunday Crease: Gaudette, Demko and How the Kids Flipped the Script

If the Predators are the NHL’s best team, the Sabres are the NHL’s worst team and the Oilers are the NHL’s biggest gongshow, then the Canucks are certainly the weirdest. At the beginning of the week, the Canucks sat in a three-way tie for 28th in the league with Arizona and Ottawa, while dead last […]