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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 […]

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The Sunday Crease

The Sunday Crease: Bye Bye Bye, the Sedins’ Future and the Trouble with Trading Tanev

The Canucks returned from their bye week in the same way we all do after a vacation; with a jarring shock of reality. Both of Vancouver’s weekend losses to the Oilers and Jets were cases of a superior team showing its strength against a clearly outmatched team. The Canucks were unable to keep up with […]

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LTC2: 2017-18 Season

Scorevat – Lach Talks Canucks 2 [Game 1: VAN 3, EDM 2]

The beginning of a new era. (Also I’m back.)

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The Sunday Crease

The Sunday Crease: Victory, Pouliot and Real Hockey!

Wow. By a show of hands, who woke up this morning still energized about the Canucks’ massive win over the Oilers last night? Oh wait, I can’t see your hands. Ah well, I’ll just make it the poll question down below instead. To recap, the Canucks gave up a goal on the first shot of […]

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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

Leon Draisaitl’s $68 million deal a hefty price for the Oilers, but one worth every dollar

The Edmonton Oilers announced on Wednesday that they had locked up restricted free agent Leon Draisaitl to an eight-year deal worth $68 million. Drafted third overall by the Oilers back in 2014, the 21 year-old phenom from Germany will now earn $8.5 million per year until the 2024-25 season. 2017 has been a fantastic year […]

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LTC1: 2016-17 Season

Scripted [Game 8: EDM 2, VAN 0] – Lach Talks Canucks 1

You won’t believe who scored the Oilers’ game winning goal…

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McDavid’s captaincy brings visable hope back to the Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers named superstar Connor McDavid the 15th captain in franchise history on Wednesday; at the tender age of 19 years and 266 days old, McDavid becomes the youngest captain in both Oilers and National Hockey league history. With the Oilers opening up their brand new home Rogers Place this season, the team is desperate […]