All posts by Ryan Schaap

Self described "leader" of Pucks On Net who can be followed on most social media platforms @schaaptop

What The Hell Was That?

Usually, when a 19-year-old goalie fresh out of the Ontario Hockey League is forced to make an emergency NHL start, you'd think the team in front of him would do everything in their power to batten down the hatches and play as much defense as possible. On Monday night, the Vancouver Canucks thought otherwise. This ...

A Letter On A Sweater

Is Bo Horvat the likely favourite to be named the next captain of the Vancouver Canucks? I’d say so. Is Bo Horvat the clear-cut choice to be named the next captain of the Vancouver Canucks? I wouldn’t go that far -- even though I already did once before. https://soundcloud.com/user-922863791/canucks-captaincy-vacany-part-1 From Episode #209, Dave discusses Bo ...

The Tampa Bay Brouhaha

It was everything fans wanted and everything they could ask for. Unfortunately, it was just a few months too late. Do you get the sense that the Vancouver Canucks learned from their lack of response following Mike Matheson's hit on Elias Pettersson? Do you think they took something away from their fans who were just ...

Life After Q

Update: The Chicago Blackhawks were able to win a hockey game on Wednesday, December 12th 2018 when they defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-3 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. The also went 1 for 2 on the power play. It is Christmas time, miracles can happen after all! The decision to fire Blackhawks' head ...

Feedback Loop of Failure

The Edmonton Oilers have done this before. They do a lot of the same things over and over again, expecting a different result. https://soundcloud.com/user-922863791/hitchcock-returns-to-coach-mcdavid-the-oilers On this week's podcast, we're all scratching our heads trying to figure out why the Edmonton Oilers would hire a semi-retired Ken Hitchcock to turn things around in the self-proclaimed City ...