The Canucks are half-way through their 2014-2015 NHL season with a 23-15-3 record for a total of 49 points. The team has slowed down considerably after a strong start and they now sit 4th in the Pacific Division (and in the second wild-card playoff spot) albeit with games in hand on every team in the Western Conference. There are a few concerning things that I’ve noticed in the Canucks’ recent games. And I’ll point them out to you below…without mentioning a single stat. Thus, here are a few things that make you go hmmm: The Canucks aren’t that fast. Up...Click here to read more.
Author: Clay Imoo
Episode 39 of C4 sees Chris join Matt in studio as they take a look at the Canucks’ disappointing start to 2015. They discuss the poor results from the recent home stand and look at the lack of offense. They also gave some time to potential targets to trade with and who might be moving from the Canucks. As well, Chris provides an update on the Canucks #SocialSuite – put on by the Canucks and Save-On-Foods – before losing his mind when reflecting on the Cam Neely trade. Somehow, regular segment “Half Full, Half Empty” becomes “Full Empty” and wait...Click here to read more.
For episode 37 of C4, Matt and Clay kick off the new year by looking back at the Canucks’ 3-2 loss the Kings on New Year’s Day, and look ahead to the upcoming weeks. In particular, they explore whether or not the Canucks will avoid the downward spiral of last year at this time.Click here to read more.
Just in time for Christmas, Marie (@mariehui) and I proudly present to you a special compilation of custom Canucks Christmas carols. Hear new takes on old classics like Hansen the Honey Badger (Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer), Radim Vrbata (Feliz Navidad), Get it Bo! (Let it Snow!), This Christmas, and Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas. We were absolutely thrilled to work with the Vancouver Canucks on this project and are extremely grateful for the opportunity and for their trust. Special shout out to Paul Albi (@AlbiJr) for all his hard work to make this happen. Also, big thanks to...Click here to read more.
The Vancouver Canucks return from their longest road trip of the season with 7 out of a possible 14 points. After a great start to the road trip the Canucks staggered home with three straight losses. Despite the name of our latest C4 podcast, no one is panicking…yet. However, the mini-slump does raise a few questions. Here a few Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Are the Canucks who we thought they were? Well, I guess it depends on who you thought they were. There’s a certain portion of the Canucks fan base – let’s call them the optimists –...Click here to read more.
I’m back with my new and improved Clay’s Canucks Commentary. I will be producing these video podcasts every week or two and sharing my views, opinions, and insights on the Vancouver Canucks.Click here to read more.
After 6 games, Kevin Bieksa and Shawn Matthias are -6 and Jannik Hansen is -5. At this rate, the math suggests – even if logic does not – that Bieksa and Matthias will finish at -60 and Hansen -50. This obviously won’t happen. At least it better not.Click here to read more.
As the Canucks adjust to new personnel on and off the ice, fans in this market are still not sure what to make of the team. Ultimately, the fans will speak with their wallets and it will be very interesting to see what the crowds at Rogers Arena are going to be like for the next few weeks. With your help, I’ve compiled the Top 10 Ways the Vancouver Canucks can start a new sellout streak.Click here to read more.
I’ve always appreciated a good haiku. Maybe it’s because I’m half-Japanese (Imoo – pronounced “E-mo” and not “I-moo” – is a Japanese name). Or perhaps it’s because it’s a relatively easy poem to write with its simple structure of 17 syllables broken into lines of 5 syllables, 7 syllables, and 5 syllables. Regardless, the haiku has always resonated with me.Click here to read more.
After two games, the Vancouver Canucks are still undefeated (haha) and are sitting atop the Pacific Division. For this special Thanksgiving edition of the C4 podcast (our 27th episode), Clay is joined by Patrick Johnston of the Vancouver Province to talk about the Canucks’ good start.Click here to read more.