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Canucks / The Botchford Project

Hög’s Plan: To teammates and coaches, Nils Höglander’s rookie experience is one like no other

Editors’ note: the following is an excerpt from my article written for the Vancouver Canucks as part of The Botchford Project mentorship program. Thank you so much to everyone who made this opportunity possible! Jumping into the National Hockey League can sometimes present a wide array of challenges for new players. What Nils Höglander has […]

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The CreaseCast

PEAR$ON | April 8, 2021

In this BREAKING NEWS episode: The Canucks have signed Tanner Pearson to a three year extension worth $9.75 million, and the guys have plenty of opinions about it. Lach and Cody talk about why this deal happened, plus where it leaves Vancouver heading into the trade deadline, free agency and the Seattle expansion draft.

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The CreaseCast

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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The CreaseCast

Hawryluk of the Irish | March 16, 2021

In this episode: Lach and Cody talk about the Canucks victories over the Senators and Oilers, Jayce Hawryluk and the influx of speed in the Canucks’ bottom six, did Tanner Pearson trick Colin White?, Francesco Aquilini is tweeting again, Erik Karlsson’s comments about the Sharks “reset” and if Alex Ovechkin can break Wayne Gretzky’s goals […]

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The CreaseCast

Hell and Oates | February 5, 2021

In this episode: Lach is on his own tonight to talk about the Canucks embarrassing 7-3 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs, why it’s a microcosm for how management has bungled the construction of the team, Jim Benning’s poor excuse for letting Tyler Toffoli walk in free agency and how COVID is affecting the schedules […]

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LITC Blog

How stability and versatility helped Tanner Pearson to a career season in Vancouver

It’s hard to imagine that a little over a year ago, Tanner Pearson was on his third team in a single season. It’s hard to imagine that a year ago was only a year ago right now, but that’s not the point. The deal that brought Pearson from the Penguins in exchange for Erik Gudbranson […]