Being a hockey writer/fan hybrid is really difficult sometimes. Every now and then, a moment or event comes along where, even though you need to be impartial and take all sides into consideration, your mind is blurred by the personal … Continue reading The Sunday Crease: Pettersson aftermath, Boeser and Horvat gaining momentum and a…podcast?
If you want to describe the Vancouver Canucks first two games of the 2018-19 season, you really only need two words. Elias. Pettersson. It was only fitting that Elias would be the one to score Vancouver’s first goal of the … Continue reading The Sunday Crease: Pettersson’s magical debut, Gagner and the Season of Youth
“Hey Lach, where was the Sunday Crease last week? I wanted immediate analysis on preseason hockey, something we all care very deeply about!” Yes, the Sunday … Continue reading The Sunday Crease: Recapping (almost) every Canuck’s preseason
Last year, I decided to try my hand at writing a weekly column, with the hopes that I could use it to cover more Canucks topics every week as well as learn a little time management along the way. Aside … Continue reading The Sunday Crease: Pettersson hype, Young Stars shine and State of the Blog
The final horn on Saturday night was not only a metaphor for the 2017-18 Vancouver Canucks season, but also the last call for two of the … Continue reading The Sunday Crease: Sedins, Team Awards and The End
All it took was 227 minutes and 57 seconds. Despite all the odds being stacked against them, the Vancouver Canucks scored three goals on Saturday night against the San Jose Sharks, ending a nearly four-game long scoring drought that included … Continue reading The Sunday Crease: Kids break the streak, Evander Kane and Playoff Watch
The Canucks’ season wasn’t supposed to end like this. It was supposed to end with Brock Boeser beating Pavel Bure’s rookie scoring title. With him walking onstage at the NHL Awards in June to accept the Calder Trophy as the … Continue reading The Sunday Crease: Leipsic, Boeser and Hope from Sweden
This week should’ve been a happy one in Vancouver. A positive one, if you will. At Monday’s Trade Deadline, Jim Benning and Trevor Linden’s management team made two moves; one was the acquisition of developing winger Brendan Leipsic from the … Continue reading The Sunday Crease: New Guys, Injuries and Positivity
Two words; Trade. Deadline. The most exciting day on the NHL calendar. Well, not if the Senators decide to trade Erik Karlsson tonight instead. Let’s start with what we already know. The Canucks are a team in selling mode with … Continue reading The Sunday Crease: #VanekWatch2018, Gudbranson and Trade Deadline fun!
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 … Continue reading The Sunday Crease: Bye Bye Bye, the Sedins’ Future and the Trouble with Trading Tanev