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Gossip Goalie | July 12, 2020

In this episode: Lachlan talks about the official Return to Play, the NHL and NHLPA finding labour peace, Brock Boeser trade rumours and the Canucks’ salary cap issues, various players opting out and Lach’s early thoughts on Gossip Girl. Thanks for reading! If you enjoyed the article, join my Patreon for exclusive podcasts and early access […]

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We Are All Placeholder E | July 5, 2020

In this episode; Lach returns from summer break to talk about the Canucks phased return to the ice, Edmonton and Toronto being selected as Return to Play hubs, the NHL Draft Lottery results, the newest edition of Hall of Fame inductees, why Alex Mogilny should’ve been one of them and the importance of the current […]

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The 2020 Lach in the Crease Awards

NHL Awards voting season is officially upon us, and while the Professional Hockey Writers Association is busy trying to figure out if Leon Draisaitl is Hart-worthy or how to deny Quinn Hughes of the Calder Trophy he so richly deserves, I decided to go in a different direction. The Canucks already have a set of […]

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Why the NHL’s acceptance of player gaming is a small step that makes real progress

If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably been spending a lot of your time lately in front of a TV or computer screen. When it comes to everyday life in the middle of a pandemic, digital media offers some of the easiest ways you can try to escape for a few hours, be it watching […]

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Second Plans and Last Dances (ft. Israel Fehr) | April 22, 2020

In this episode, Lachlan’s joined by Israel Fehr (The Athletic Vancouver) to talk about his career covering sports across the world, the NHL’s plans to return in July, the league’s recent efforts to market their players, Jacob Markstrom’s contract situation, memories of the Vancouver Grizzlies and thoughts on the first two episodes of “The Last […]

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Comets and Community (ft. Cody Severtson) | April 11, 2020

In this episode; Lach is joined by Cody Severtson (Pass it to Bulis/The Comets Harvest) to talk about the Utica Comets season and the progress of various Canucks prospects like Kole Lind, Olli Juolevi and Brogan Rafferty. They also discuss Eddie Lack’s retirement, how the NHL can improve the way they market their players during […]

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Wrest-less (ft. Justin Morissette) | April 4, 2020

In this episode, Lachlan is joined by Justin Morissette (Sportsnet 650/Locked on Canucks) to discuss their favourite memories from the 2019-20 Canucks season, or lack thereof. They also talk about Quinn Hughes’ phenomenal rookie campaign, what made Elias Pettersson team MVP, how video games built an early love of hockey, Justin’s career in the radio/podcast […]

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Atlanta Thrashers: NHL Franchise Study (ft. East Bay Ry) | March 29, 2020

In this special episode, Lach is joined by East Bay Ry (Fear the Fin) for an in-depth discussion about the history of the Atlanta Thrashers and the extended story of hockey and sports in Atlanta. Check out my Patreon to get a bonus episode every week! https://www.patreon.com/LachInTheCrease Subscribe to the CreaseCast! Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2Htg1e3 Anchor: https://anchor.fm/lachinthecrease Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/7fKb1Rlo6LcW1ZOQTcSFzG Google […]

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What Now? and the Milktoast Bachelor (ft. Dani Huntley) | March 19, 2020

In this episode: Lach is joined by Danielle Huntley (Canucks Army/Canucks Crux) to talk about the paused NHL season, her time covering the Canucks, her Botchford Project day, where the NHL goes from here and Vancouver’s two new signings in Will Lockwood and Marc Michaelis. They also talk about their favourite things to do during […]

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Big Mac and Blue Jackets (ft. Alison Lukan) | March 7, 2020

In this episode, Lachlan is joined by Alison Lukan (The Athletic Columbus/Too Many Men Podcast) to talk about the Columbus Blue Jackets’ season and preview their matchup against the Canucks (Interview starts at 18:14). Also, Lachlan recaps the Canucks win over the Avalanche and talks about the success of Zack MacEwen, the fun of 2000s […]