February 17 2015 11:00AM
In this episode of the Hockey Graphs podcast, Rhys and Garret discuss Chris Tanev's contract situation, Olli Jokinen's journeyman career, look at the top trade targets available, and discuss the Jets and Canucks strategies to approaching the trade deadline. Join us after the jump to listen!
February 16 2015 01:08PM
After a disappointing 3-2 loss to the Calgary Flames on Saturday, the Canucks are back looking to pull ahead of their Western conference rivals in the chase for the final playoff spots in the Pacific. They missed a chance to go 4 points up on both the Flames and Wild, and now find themselves in a position where a loss tonight could put them outside the playoff picture by tomorrow morning.
As if that wasn't enough, they'll be playing tonight without arguably their best defenseman against the hottest team in the NHL. Read past the jump for a preview.
February 14 2015 01:45PM
After an entertaining 5-2 win over the Boston Bruins just last night at Rogers Arena, the Canucks hit the road and look to avoid any talk of a "letdown" game against the Calgary Flames. Despite the Flames awful 5-on-5 play this season, it won't be easy as the team is essentially playing a road back-to-back, and Ryan Miller is getting his second start in two days.
The Flames are also desperately trying to cling to a hard-earned playoff spot, so they'll be more than motivated to put forth their best effort on Hockey Day in Canada. Read past the jump for a preview.
February 13 2015 01:33PM
After a brief 2-game road swing, the Canucks are back in action tonight to take on the Boston Bruins. With Milan Lucic, Brad Marchand, and Zdeno Chara still in the opposing lineup, and Derek Dorsett, Ryan Miller and Willie Desjardins joining the Canucks, the fires of hate still burn deeply, but not all of it stems from 2011 anymore. Regardless, if Wednesday's game against Chicago is any indication how Vancouver will play tonight, it should be a fun game.
Read past the jump for a preview.
February 13 2015 11:00AM
On this week's podcast, Garret and Rhys build a frankenteam from the Leafs and Oilers, talk all about #Kaneghazi and how it relates to the Canucks, and break down every piece included in the trade heard 'round the world. Click past the jump to listen!