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Teach Me How to Dougie | June 15, 2021

In this episode: Lach and Cody talk about NHL game presentation, the Canucks’ plans for re-signing Elias Pettersson and Quinn Hughes, the Hurricanes letting Dougie Hamilton talk to other NHL teams and what it would take to bring him to Vancouver, the opening games of Canadiens/Golden Knights and Lightning/Islanders and the best name for Abbotsford’s […]

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Benning All Along | March 5, 2021

In this episode: Lach and Cody break down the wild Jim Benning press conference Friday morning, the Canucks Thursday night victory over the Maple Leafs, Calgary replacing Geoff Ward with Darryl Sutter and check in on the Utica Comets.

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Knight Class: Lessons the Canucks can take from the Vegas series into free agency

So your team came within one win of the Western Conference Final. As if 2020 could get any weirder, right? No one expected the Vancouver Canucks to win a playoff series over the defending Stanley Cup Champion St. Louis Blues, let alone drag the Vegas Golden Knights to a Game 7 in Round 2, at […]

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The Gauntlet | August 31, 2020

In this episode: the Canucks stepped up for racial equality, why back to back losses to the Golden Knights shouldn’t faze fans in the short term or the long term, why the Tampa Bay Lightning might be the new Cup favourite, whether or not the Colorado Avalanche can will their way from a 3-1 defect […]

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Mr. Bo Dangles | August 16, 2020

In this episode: Lach talks about Bo Horvat’s evolution into the Canucks sniper, their overtime win vs. the Blues in Game 2, Andrei Svechnikov’s injury against Boston, Tuukka Rask’s decision to leave Return to Play and how goaltending has affected the Flames/Stars series. Subscribe to the channel! https://bit.ly/CreaseCastYTGet a weekly bonus episode of the CreaseCast and […]

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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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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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July News Roundup: Trevor Lin-done, Virtanen and other re-signings

I didn’t expect to be bringing this style of article back during the summer, but there‚Äôs been a lot of news to go over. When I heard that Trevor Linden was leaving his role as President of Hockey Ops, I had the same reaction as a lot of other people; shocked and confused. The Canucks […]