Category: Blogs

That Pettersson Noise!

On Monday night I took in the Vancouver Canucks vs the Minnesota Wild game at Rogers Arena. It was a fantastic game. The beer was very expensive. The game was exciting and high scoring, which is incredibly rare as there hasn't been an exciting mid-week game vs Minnesota in fifteen years. Rogers Arena was nowhere ...

Magic Mike XXL: The Return Of The Sleep Doctors

Last week, like the family black sheep reappearing after years of exile, Mike Gillis came out of hiding and took to the airwaves on TSN1040. While Gillis has been away from hockey for over 4 years, he has been hiding in plain sight. He still lives in British Columbia, teaching Law in Victoria. He may ...

Canucks Observations: Four Games In

There have only been four games, but there is a major difference this season for the Vancouver Canucks. They're fun to watch! The team is fast, skilled, and an offensive threat. They are accumulating skilled forwards and building a roster that, until this season, was living in the shadow of a failed Stanley Cup run ...

Can’t Touch A Flame When It’s Red Hot

https://soundcloud.com/user-922863791/calgary-flames-201819-season-preview-the-pon-ten On this week's podcast, we review the ten NHL teams you should pay attention to -- and the Calgary Flames are one of those teams! At one point in my life, it might have pained me to say this, but I'm really high on the Calgary Flames this year. Growing up a Vancouver Canucks ...

This Canucks Preseason Counts – But Not Why You’d Think

Derek Cain/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images It's preseason hockey and tryout season in Vancouver once again. This September an important audition of sorts is well underway, but it doesn't involve any of the players on the ice - in that regard the management group and the fans know what they are getting. This month, it's ...