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Veni Vidi Vesey (ft. Bryan Bastin) | March 19, 2021

In this episode: Lach and Cody talk about the Canucks’ latest OT win over the Canadiens, JT Miller’s sudden turn into Captain Clutch, Vancouver claiming Jimmy Vesey off waivers, the depth scoring work of Adam Gaudette, the loss of Tanner Pearson to injury, Thatcher Demko’s Vezina caliber play and what his upcoming contract might look […]

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By A Thousand Cuts | February 23, 2021

In this episode: Lach and Cody talk about the Canucks back-to-back blown games against the Jets and Oilers, the team’s struggles with overcoming adversity, Artemi Panarin’s leave of absence from the Rangers, the Predators going into full rebuild mode, Jeff Skinner’s heathy scratching by the Sabres and who would play emergency goalie David Ayres in […]

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Bab-canned and November of Misery (ft. Bryan Bastin) | November 20, 2019

In this episode: I’m joined by On The Forecheck’s Bryan Bastin (@projpatsummitt) to preview tonight’s matchup in Nashville between the Canucks and Predators. We also discuss the Leafs firing Mike Babcock, the landscape of Nashville hockey and what advanced stats can tell you about the Canucks’ season. Bryan’s OTFC author page: https://www.ontheforecheck.com/authors/bryan-bastin Bryan’s Tableau: https://public.tableau.com/profile/bryan.bastin Check out […]

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Retro Skates and TV Future | November 17, 2019

In this episode: the new Flying Skate jerseys are great, the refs in the Canucks/Avalanche game were not and why Adam Gaudette and Sven Baertschi have earned the opportunity to stay in Vancouver. I also discuss Don Cherry’s firing and how Hockey Night in Canada has the chance to change its show for the better, […]

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LITC Blog

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

The Sunday Crease: New Guys, Injuries and Positivity

This week should’ve been a happy one in Vancouver. A positive one, if you will. At Monday’s Trade Deadline, Jim Benning and Trevor Linden’s management team made two moves; one was the acquisition of developing winger Brendan Leipsic from the Golden Knights in exchange for defensive prospect Philip Holm. The second, and most controversial, was […]

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The Sunday Crease

The Sun(Mon)day Crease: China, Slashing and Video Games

Editor’s Note: Obviously, the Sunday Crease is meant to go up on Sunday, but due my busy school/work schedule this week I didn’t have time to finish it until today. Please enjoy the After Hours edition of The Sunday Monday Crease. – Lach It’s been a busy week for the Canucks. Four preseason games in four nights […]

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LITC Blog

2017 Cup Final Recap: Great times ahead for Pens, Preds and fans

The 2016-17 NHL season has finally come to an end, and it finished in almost identical fashion as the season before. The Penguins are Stanley Cup Champions and Sidney Crosby was awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP. They once again faced a first-time finalist in the Nashville Predators, and won the series on […]

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Sharks Playoff Report: Pavelski scores late winner, Sharks squeak past Preds 3-2 in Game 2

Captain Clutch has done it again. With just under three minutes remaining in the third period, Joe Pavelski blasted home a rebound past Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne to give the San Jose Sharks a 2-1 lead in an eventual 3-2 San Jose victory over Nashville in Game Two of their best of seven series. […]