All posts by Ryan Schaap

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

Canucks’ 2018/19: Jim Benning

This is the first of a three-part series looking back at the 2018/19 Vancouver Canucks' season. In this series, I discuss the Vancouver Canucks' team play as a whole, Travis Green's 2018/19 season as Canucks Head Coach, and in this first installment: Jim Benning's 2018/19 season, his fifth as General Manager for the Vancouver Canucks. ...

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 ...