As I put the final touches on this second edition of the Sunday Crease, the Canucks were being dismantled by the Vegas Golden Knights, a team playing its first ever NHL exhibition game. Granted, Vancouver’s lineup was made up of mostly prospects and perennial AHLer’s, but the Knights’ quite similar lineup took Vancouver’s kids to […]
The Canucks signed veteran winger Thomas Vanek to a one-year deal worth $2 million yesterday, giving fans everywhere an existential crisis. “What are we? Are we rebuilding? Are we trying to compete for a Cup? Why are we here?” For what seems like a pretty straightforward signing at first glance, there’s lot to unpack considering […]
Long before he stepped on the ice in a Canucks uniform, Ryan Miller was a star in Vancouver. In hockey circles, Miller is far from an unknown. The East Lansing, Michigan native led the Buffalo Sabres to two consecutive Eastern Conference Finals in 2005-06 and 2006-07, won the Vezina Trophy in 2009-10 and has been […]
Another day, another comeback victory.
The kids were shooting for the stars.
The last few days have great for me, but less so for Willie D.
For the sake of transparency, I’ve been a goaltender for the last decade; therefore I might be a little biased when it comes to my position’s role in hockey. Okay, more than a little biased. VERY biased. But it’s hard to disprove the importance of a great goalie when the Montreal Canadiens have hockey’s prime […]