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LITC Blog

Flying Vees and Best-of-V’s: A look back at the Canucks’ history in five game series

When the Canucks drop the puck against the Minnesota Wild for the Stanley Cup Qualifiers in Edmonton, it’ll be the first postseason meeting between the two clubs since 2003. (Let’s not talk about that today, shall we?) But it also marks the first time in 33 years that Vancouver will take part in a best-of-five […]

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The CreaseCast

Fifty Ways to Love Your Leivo | December 11, 2019

In this episode of the CreaseCast (voted #1 most mediocre podcast by Canucks Twitter); I talk about the Canucks’ win over Buffalo and loss to Toronto, why Josh Leivo is such an integral piece to the Canucks’ attack, the roller coaster that is Tyler Myers’ season, the Stars firing Jim Montgomery and a look at […]

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The Sunday Crease

The Sunday Crease: Rise of Virtanen, Boeser’s injury woes and a fun and crazy squad

In the time since I wrote the last edition of the Sunday Crease (nearly a month ago), the Canucks have become one of the biggest surprises in the National Hockey League. Not only is Vancouver currently in sole possession of first in the Pacific Division in November, but they’re also riding a six game point […]

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The Sunday Crease

The Sunday Crease: Goldobin, Team Canada, and Winning it Weird

Here’s a philosophical question for you; if you get a win against a team playing their second game of a back-to-back, does it actually count? According to the NHL standings page it does, so I’ll go forward based on that info. The Canucks have fallen back to Earth in the last couple weeks, but with […]

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The Sunday Crease

The Sunday Crease: Goalies, Dorsett and ‘Fifty Mission Cap’

Through eight games last season, the Canucks had put together a 4-3-1 record. Tonight, with a 4-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings, Vancouver improved to that exact same record eight games into the 2017-18 season. But something feels different this time around.   Maybe it’s in the way each team got to that record. […]

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LTC1: 2016-17 Season

The Unthinkable [Game 4: VAN 2, BUF 1] – Lach Talks Canucks 1

A 4-0 start, a regulation win, a lead AND a power play goal? “This is indeed a disturbing universe…”