Categories
The CreaseCast

Tyler Myers Lemon | June 8, 2021

In this episode: Lach and Cody hash out the Troy Stecher/Tyler Myers debate and how to fix the Canucks’ right side of defense, review the Canucks Store’s new Players Design Series, apologize for jinxing the Avalanche in their series against the Golden Knights, talk about Tyler Toffoli and the Canadiens’ sweep of the Jets and […]

Categories
The CreaseCast

The One Where We Jinx the Avalanche | June 4, 2021

In this episode: Lach and Cody talk about the Canucks landing the 9th overall pick in the draft, what it would take to acquire Morgan Rielly from the Leafs, Mark Scheifele’s suspension and how it affects the Canadiens/Jets series, why no one might be able to stop the Avalanche and do a check-in on the […]

Categories
The CreaseCast

Playing SpOILER | May 25, 2021

In this episode: Lach and Cody break down every first round series of the playoffs, plus how the Oilers will handle being swept by the Jets, what the Canucks can learn from Edmonton’s mistakes, the surprising letdown of Maple Leafs/Canadiens, Spencer Knight’s incredible playoff debut, debate the excitement level of Hurricanes/Predators and how the Bruins […]

Categories
North Division Power Rankings

Lach’s FINAL North Division Power Rankings: Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)

I’ve never watched Cheers before, but I have seen the show’s final shot. Sam Malone closes up the bar, waves away a potential customer and takes one last stroll around the empty tavern, silently reminiscing about the memories made there. Here in the North Division, the Canucks and Flames will be locking up the joint. […]

Categories
North Division Power Rankings

Lach’s North Division Power Rankings (Week 15): The Habs’ Gambit

I so many questions about the Montreal Canadiens that I’d like answered. Who are the Canadiens? Also, what are the Canadiens? And why are the Canadiens? No matter how you slice it, the Canadiens are a team that don’t make much sense. One week they’ll play such inspired hockey that people will call them a […]

Categories
North Division Power Rankings

Lach’s North Division Power Rankings (Week 14): Jets and Leafs turns bitter while Canucks grab top spot

With the Stanley Cup Playoffs just around the corner – barring any more problems with COVID-19 – the intensity within the North Division has been picking up with every passing week. And it all came to a head on Thursday and Saturday, when the Jets and Maple Leafs locked horns during a chaotic two game […]

Categories
North Division Power Rankings

Lach’s North Division Power Rankings (Week 13): Canucks make statement return from COVID

It’s not often your weekly column is forced to take a two week hiatus. But when a massive COVID outbreak hit the Canucks and put the team out of commission, suddenly it was really hard to make funny jokes. In fact, it still kind of is. The Canucks finally returned to ice tonight against the […]

Categories
North Division Power Rankings

Lach’s North Division Power Rankings (Week 12): Goalies, Goalies, Goalies

This season has been rough on everybody. But not many have it rougher than Anton Forsberg. Forsberg had started the season off on the right foot, earning a one year, $700K deal from the Edmonton Oilers in October to join their taxi squad behind the established duo of Mike Smith and Mikko Koskinen. But what […]

Categories
The CreaseCast

Copp Out | March 26, 2021

In this episode: Lach and Cody breakdown the Canucks’ last couple losses to the Canadiens and Jets, Bo Horvat’s injury and the sudden In this episode: Lach and Cody cover another Canucks loss at the hands of Connor Hellebuyck and the Winnipeg Jets, the Andrew Copp game, bench mistakes, trade deadline expectations for Vancouver, the […]

Categories
The CreaseCast

Boyd Howdy | March 23, 2021

In this episode: Lach and Cody breakdown the Canucks’ last couple losses to the Canadiens and Jets, Bo Horvat’s injury and the sudden disappearance of center depth, the Travis Boyd waiver pick up and the trade deadline firesale it may be foreshadowing, the Jake Virtanen/Markus Nutivaara rumour, Braden Holtby’s play vs. the Habs, NHL Draft […]