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After a wild night in Detroit, Conor Garland seems well on his way to becoming the Canucks’ next high scoring pest

It’s only taken three games, but Conor Garland is already a popular man among the masses in Canucks Nation. Through the first week of Vancouver’s season, Garland has been an integral part of Travis Green’s offence, playing the fourth-most minutes among Canuck forwards and picking up three points in the process. But fans have been […]

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The CreaseCast

Hockey Eve 2: Electric Boogaloo | October 12, 2021

In this episode: Lach and Cody discuss Thanksgiving favourites, the Canucks final roster decisions, the Olli Juolevi trade, their expectations for Vancouver this season, and break down their predictions for the 2021-22 NHL season. Always Tired merch: https://creasecast.creator-spring.com/listing/always-tired-bag-skate Not Dead, Just Tired merch: https://creasecast.creator-spring.com/listing/not-dead-just-tired-bag-skate

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LITC Blog

Canucks Preseason Notebook: Juolevi, Lammikko, Opening Night projections and goalie depth

It’s been a long time since the Canucks entered a season with guaranteed playoff expectations. Even the Cinderella roster that finished among the final five teams in the NHL Playoff Bubble in 2019-20 was expected by most to finish just out of the original postseason race. That’s not the case in 2021-22. After signing Elias […]

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Long term goals remain a mystery, but Pettersson and Hughes’ new contracts solidify ‘win now’ plans for Canucks

It came down to the wire, but the boys are back. After weeks of speculation the Canucks finally put ink to paper yesterday, signing franchise stars Elias Pettersson and Quinn Hughes to contract extensions totaling a very nice $69.15 million over the next six years. Pettersson returns on a three-year bridge deal with an AAV […]

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Seattle Expansion Draft: Who the Canucks could lose and projecting the Kraken’s first 30 players

Updated 10 am: It didn’t take long for this article to be quickly outdated. Among the many draft picks Daily Faceoff’s Frank Seravalli broke prior to the Expansion Draft was the Kraken choosing winger Kole Lind from the Canucks. And by the final choice of the night, rumour became reality. The loss of Lind to […]

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LITC Blog

Name Game: Ranking the Canucks’ ten prospective names for Abbotsford AHL team

When it comes to the Canucks’ new American Hockey League affiliate coming to Abbotsford for the 2021-22 season, the potential roster and front office aren’t the parts of franchise building on everyone’s mind. It’s what the new team’s name and jerseys will look like. After spending eight seasons in New York sending prospects to the […]

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The CreaseCast

Playoffs? Go Off! | August 4, 2020

In this episode: Lach is mad about the Canucks’ shutout loss in Game One to Minnesota, how they can bounce back in Games 2 and 3, plus early thoughts on the other seven qualifiers and round robin games. Thanks for listening! If you enjoyed the article, join my Patreon for exclusive podcasts and early access […]

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GoalChella 2020

GoalChella (Day 2): The Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Playoff Game

can’t believe we waited 5 years for playoff hockey and we got that — Georgia (@georgiatwiss) August 3, 2020 It took five years for the Canucks to get back to the Stanley Cup Playoffs, and after Game One it was almost enough to make you wish they hadn’t at all. In a regular best-of-seven series […]

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GoalChella 2020

GoalChella (Day 1): Canucks optimism, early upsets and judging postseason jersey sets

Who’s ready for some summer playoff hockey?! 24 teams playing 52 games over nine days. A Stanley Cup Playoffs unlike any the world has ever seen. And that’s before even getting to the fact that the Vancouver Canucks are making their unofficial postseason return after five long years. Five months after the COVID-19 pandemic brought […]

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The CreaseCast

KRAKEN | July 24, 2020

In this episode: Lach talks about the birth of the Seattle Kraken, goes off on a tangent about the Minnesota Wild’s bad fashion choices and discusses the NHL’s plans for the in-arena experience in Edmonton and Toronto. Thanks for reading! If you enjoyed the article, join my Patreon for exclusive podcasts and early access to content!