There’s a number of storylines going into the 2019-20 season for the Vancouver Canucks; an anniversary celebration, a rebuilt supporting cast, and a draft pick bet placed on the team’s ability to make the postseason within the next two years. … Continue reading Thatcher Demko needs to show No. 1 potential for Canucks next season
“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
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
The Canucks signed veteran winger Thomas Vanek to a one-year deal worth $2 million yesterday, giving fans everywhere an existential crisis. “What are we? Are we rebuilding? Are we trying to compete for a Cup? Why are we here?” For … Continue reading Canucks signing of Thomas Vanek could be crucial to “Project Rebuild”
As a Canucks fan living in California’s North Bay, my best chance to see the team is by making the two hour drive to San Jose. On my way down to the SAP Center, I always take the Richmond Bay … Continue reading What if the Canucks moved their AHL team to Oakland?
The NHL regular season starts in just a couple short weeks, and as of now the Canucks remain an odd collective of older veterans, undeveloped prospects, guys whose best days remain in the AHL, and players brought here on a … Continue reading Canucks defense questions a great problem to have
Goaltending controversies are nothing new to the Canucks. What is new is the idea of them happening in the farm system. The starting netminder jobs are completely set in Vancouver. Ryan Miller is entering the final year of his three-year … Continue reading Utica goalie log jam will show Canucks philosophy in action