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
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 … Continue reading The Sunday Crease: Goldobin, Team Canada, and Winning it Weird
With the Canucks’ heart wrenching 3-2 shootout loss to the Maple Leafs last night, it marked the halfway point of the Canucks season, meaning it’s time to take stock of what we have so far. My list just says Brock … Continue reading The Sunday Crease: Halfway, Boeser, and a Partnership!
With the end of October nearly here, it’s finally time to start taking the NHL standings seriously. Um, never mind. We’d better give it another week or two. It says a lot about the absolute madness going on in the … Continue reading The Sunday Crease: The B-Line, Defensive Depth and Standings Madness
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 … Continue reading The Sunday Crease: Goalies, Dorsett and ‘Fifty Mission Cap’
If you learned about Greek mythology when you were a kid, you probably know the story of King Sisyphus. The legend goes that when Sisyphus died he was sent to the Underworld, where he was given the eternal punishment of … Continue reading The Sunday Crease: Edler, Eriksson and Videos