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Canucks Preseason Notebook: Juolevi, Lammikko, Opening Night projections and goalie depth

It’s been a long time since the Canucks entered a season with guaranteed playoff expectations. Even the Cinderella roster that finished among the final five teams in the NHL Playoff Bubble in 2019-20 was expected by most to finish just out of the original postseason race. That’s not the case in 2021-22. After signing Elias […]

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The CreaseCast

Let’s Get Kraken | September 28, 2021

In this episode: Lach and Cody talk about the ongoing Travis Hamonic situation, Pettersson and Hughes updates(?), recapping the Canucks first two preseason games against the Kraken and Flames, Jack Rathbone cementing his place on the blue line, two great goaltending performances, early returns from the Coyote Boys, and how certain Canucks fringe players have […]

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Training Camp FOMO | September 24, 2021

In this episode: Lachlan and Cody discuss their early thoughts from Canucks training camp, the inspiration behind the new “#AlwaysTired” t-shirt, which players are fighting for a spot on the roster, Pettersson and Hughes still being unsigned, Jim Hughson’s retirement and projecting Bo Horvat’s point totals. Always Tired merch: https://creasecast.creator-spring.com/listing/always-tired-bag-skate Not Dead, Just Tired merch: […]

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Feel the Rath | May 8, 2021

In this episode: Lach breaks down the Canucks wild win over the Oilers, Jack Rathbone’s first NHL goal, the Graovac-Hawryluk-Highmore connection, Zack MacEwen and the lunacy of the NHL’s Dept. of Player Safety, the Battle of the Sunshine State and the playoff race nearing the finish line.

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Miracles and Murray | April 23, 2021

In this episode: Lachlan talks about being chosen for The Botchford Project and how he found out, plus he breaks down the Canucks shutout loss to Matt Murray and the Ottawa Senators, the struggles of Vancouver’s depth players, Thatcher Demko’s big return, the Travis Hamonic misconduct, Vancouver’s infamous #BannerGate and the best fast food breakfasts.