Nikita Tryamkin is going back to Russia. Jordan Bateman joins Matt Lee to talk about the blueliner’s sudden departure from the Vancouver Canucks and what it means for the defense next season. Plus, head coaching speculation and lottery talk.
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29th! 29th! 29th! Matt, Adam, and Chris recap the Canucks’ historic 0-8-0 collapse to end the regular season and secure the second-best odds for the NHL Draft Lottery. They also discuss what needs to be done over the offseason going into what will be another tough 2017-18 season.
Matt and Adam discuss the Canucks’ failings at home – they’re 0-8-3 in their last 11 – and make a case for exposing Brandon Sutter in the upcoming Expansion Draft.
Boeser-mania! The Canucks have inked their prized prospect who made a splash in his home state of Minnesota. Plus, Matt chats with Grant McCagg with recrutes.ca to discuss the Canucks’ other kids and look towards the ’17 Draft.
Willie be back? Matt and Adam discuss what appears to be the inevitable firing of Willie Desjardins as head coach, a retrospective on Markus Granlund’s season following his wrist surgery, and a renewed debate on the top ’17 prospects.
With 14 games left in the regular season, Matt and Adam focus on what the Canucks need to do in order to build towards next season, which is playing the kids, signing college free agents, and turning to other coaching options.
With Adam & Matt in studio and Chris joining by phone, the boys assess the moves that Trader Jim made at the deadline. They discuss if they see value in the return for Burrows & Hansen, share their favourite memories of the two, and take a look at what else could’ve been done that wasn’t.
It’s a mumps-free zone, but a trade deadline podcast. Chris, Matt, and Adam discuss the viral infection spreading among the Canucks, and what – if anything – the club does at Wednesday’s trade deadline.
The Canucks enter their bye week only a few points back of the Flames, and yet there’s still plenty of rumblings the club could be sellers. Chris and Matt discuss their weekend performances, the Pat Quinn statute, and more.
Matt and friend of the show Jordan Bateman recap the Canucks’ woeful road trip, look forward to their do-or-die tilt against the Calgary Flames, and take a glance ahead of the trade deadline.