Category: Blogs

The Final Nail in the 2021 Season

I once heard Slash describe Guns 'N Roses lacklustre cover of the Rolling Stones' Sympathy For The Devil as 'the sound of a band breaking up'. Well this failed power play attempt signified the Canucks' 2021 season and playoff hopes coming to an end. On Wednesday afternoon in Ottawa, the Vancouver Canucks lost 6-3 to ...

That Pearson Extension…

In my last post, I wrote that as fans, one of only things we can do is hope that management has learned from past mistakes, allowing the Canucks to maximize their challenge to contend in the future. Contracts to players such as Jay Beagle and Antoine Roussel immediately come to mind. With the announcement of forward Tanner ...

The Pause Part 2

Seven months ago, after a Vegas Golden Knights empty net goal ended the Canucks’ run in the bubble in Edmonton, J.T. Miller braced to break his stick over his own post before relenting. Instead, he chose to hunch over the crossbar and look into the void of empty seats at Rogers Place. A sharp death ...

Olli Juolevi?! Really?

https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/pucksonnet/Episode267.mp3 We discussed Oli Juolevi's surge up the Canucks' defensive depth chart and his performance Wednesday vs Winnipeg on our new podcast. Something interesting has happened - something we're not used to, and, quite frankly, I don't know how to react. Olli Juolevi has shown positive improvement and, at time of publication, is no longer ...

New Old Goons

Quite frankly, it boggles my mind that any hockey fan could argue that a 'change of scenery' for Milan Lucic would turn his career around. Would this change of scenery involve a time machine? Because Milan Lucic is not cut out for NHL play in 2019. Milan Lucic's two game suspension for sucker punching Columbus' ...