When C4 last aired, the boys suggested they wouldn’t be back until closer to Training Camp unless something silly were to happen. Well, guess what… silly is EXACTLY what happened! Chris, Matt, Clay & Adam all got together to discuss the events since the NHL Entry Draft and more specifically, the Bonino/Clendening trade for Sutter. They break down the deal, try to read the tea leaves to determine what the Linden/Benning plan happens to be, and discuss what they think will be the next steps. And it’s not a solid episode of C4 if we don’t get our listeners involved...Click here to read more.
CANUCKS HOCKEY BLOG
In the span of one week, the Vancouver Canucks traded away three popular players: defenceman Kevin Bieksa, goalie Eddie Lack, and forward Zack Kassian. In fact, we had this song written for just Bieksa and Lack when we found out that Kassian had been traded…while we were preparing to shoot this video. Thus, we were able to add him albeit at the last minute. To pay tribute to these three players, we went with a Boyz II Men classic: It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday. This is actually the third Boyz II Men song we’ve covered for the...Click here to read more.
In episode 64 – because we’re too good for an episode 63 – Matt, Chris, Clay AND Adam all get together to talk Canucks prospects, the draft and more. But that’s not all! Joining us for this special episode of C4 is guest Brendan Burke (@brendanmburke), voice of the Canucks’ farm team Utica Comets to give us a few thoughts on how the kids did during their playoff run, who impressed and disappointed over the season and who might make the big team for 2015/16. All that and more in your favourite Canucks podcast! The Summer of Jim – June...Click here to read more.
And then there were four. Four teams left to battle it out for a shot at Lord Stanley’s Cup. The best in the East this year are the Rangers and the Lightning. The best in the West are the Blackhawks and the Ducks. Did you see this coming? I sort of didn’t. I knew the Rangers would make it but I had them playing the Habs. Shout out to Delia and Clay who predicted Stamkos and Bishop would prevail. I had it right in the West, as did all the CHBers except Ed who was Team Wild. Let’s see who...Click here to read more.
With our blog name being Canucks Hockey Blog, we don’t have a horse left in this race. To be honest I didn’t do that great with predictions in round 1. I only had four right. Shout out to our Blogfather JJ who got six right along with Lizz and Caylie. What will happen in Round 2? Who sweep? Who will go 7 games and which CHB blogger will predict it? Find out here!Click here to read more.
There were good times and bad times – and then there were devastating times. If you’re a fan of the the Sens, Wings, Isles, Pens, Preds, Blues, Jets or our dear Canucks, you fall into that last category. There was a lot of variety this round, brawls, sweeps, and an endless game of musical goalies (Crawford-Darling-Crawford. Hammond-Anderson, Lack-Miller) As usual, there was something to cheer or jeer for everyone. From playoff beards to disappearing pucks, let’s breakdown the best and worst from the first round of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Biggest Heroes Carey Price He basically stood...Click here to read more.
Matt and Clay connect to recap the Canucks win in Game 5 to keep the series going. They analyze the performance of Ryan Miller, talk about the atmosphere in Rogers Arena, think that Vrbata might look like his old self and what the team needs to do in Game 6 to ensure a win and a return home for Game 7 in episode 61 of the C4 podcast.Click here to read more.
With back-to-back losses in Calgary, Matt and Adam try to piece together what has happened to the Canucks and lay out what they feel is needed for the Canucks to turn this series around and stave off elimination in Game 5. They also talk about the impact of the Burrows injury on the lineup and debate why Willie Desjardins started Brandon McMillan over Sven Baertschi. All that and more in episode 60 of C4.Click here to read more.
J.J. joins Matt in episode 59 to pick apart the play of the Canucks in Game Three and figure out what went wrong. They also toss around the likelihood that the Canucks may be without the services of Burrows and Hamhuis, what needs to change for the Canucks to take Game Four, and where they see this series trending.Click here to read more.