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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 ...

It Rolls Downhill

The Ottawa Senators will never get better until their evil owner rides off into the sunset. Imagine living in a universe where the richest man in town makes a desperate plea for help as he is dying -- perhaps in desperate need of a liver transplant. Shortly after he gets said liver transplant, he threatens ...

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 ...