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The Sunday Crease

The Sunday Crease: Preseason, Sedins and Arenas

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 […]

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Canucks signing of Thomas Vanek could be crucial to “Project Rebuild”

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 […]

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Ryan Miller: Saying goodbye to a great Canuck

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 […]

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LTC1: 2016-17 Season

Hutton Chop’d [Game 18: VAN 3, ARI 2 (OT)] – Lach Talks Canucks 1

Another day, another comeback victory.

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LTC1: 2016-17 Season

Legend of Troy [Game 16: VAN 5, DAL 4 (OT)] – Lach Talks Canucks 1

The kids were shooting for the stars.

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LTC1: 2016-17 Season

Nine, but Alive [Game 13: NYI 4, VAN 2] – Lach Talks Canucks 1

The last few days have great for me, but less so for Willie D.

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Carey Price is most important piece to future Canadiens success

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 […]