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Plan the Parade Route – October 13, 2014

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.

Photo credit: The Globe and Mail

The Game According to Twitter: Oilers 4 at Canucks 5 (SO)

The Canucks host the Edmonton Oilers in their home opener and come away with thrilling, come from behind 5-4 shootout win. We recap the game in your tweets.

Things That Make You Go Hmmm: New Player Edition

In his first forays with the Sedins, Radim Vrbata has looked very comfortable playing with the twins. Like extremely comfortable. As if he was a third Sedin brother.  They seem to have a natural chemistry on the ice.  And there is nothing wrong with adding a shooter to a line that has Henrik as its centre.

The Game According to Twitter: Canucks 4 at Flames 2

The NHL is back, and so is #TGATT. The Canucks start their season on the road in Calgary with a new coach, a revamped roster and some renewed optimism.

Clay’s Canucks Composition: I’ll Show Glove to You (Boyz II Men Parody)

For the start of the Vancouver Canucks’ 2014-2015 NHL season, I wrote a song about likely their strongest position on the team: the goaltenders. I’ve written songs about Canucks goalies in the past, including End of the Road (We Thank You, Lu) and Against All Odds (Luongo’s Lament) so I thought I would continue the tradition.

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Drop The Puck – October 6, 2014

Twenty six episodes in and C4 is on the precipice of a new Vancouver Canucks hockey season!

With Chris and Matt in studio and Clay on the phone, it’s time to recap the preseason and determine who makes the final roster – someone says Horvat!

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Things That Make You Go Horvat – September 29, 2014

It’s episode 25 of C4 and Clay rejoins Chris and Matt for their silver anniversary! The boys partake in the tried and true custom of pre-season prognostication as they pick apart what they’ve seen so far, and begin to formulate who they think makes the big roster for the start of the season.

Bo Horvat, Vancouver Canucks, scores a preseason goal against the San Jose Sharks. (Photo credit: Sportsnet)

Don’t Stop Bo’lievin’

Horvat, drafted 9th overall by the Canucks in 2013, played 54 games with the London Knights last year (30-44-74), and all pre-season games for the Canucks last season.  If he doesn’t make the cut this year, back down to the Knights he goes.

Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Pre-Preseason Edition

While Arsenio Hall’s talk show comeback was short-lived – it only lasted a year – I’m pleased to write this Arsenio-inspired feature on CHB for the 5th year. Every week, I’ll take a look at elements of the Canucks – whether it be games, incidents, players, and/or management – that may make us wonder and ask questions.

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The Rise, The Fall & The Rise Again – September 22, 2014

Chris and Matt connect for episode 24 of C4 and are joined by special guest Bruce Dowbiggin to chat about his new book Ice Storm: The Rise and Fall of the Greatest Vancouver Canucks Team Ever, “the incendiary inside story behind the Canucks’ meteoric ascent and tragic collapse.” Bruce gives us insight in how the book to came to be, reveals what he feels took the team to the peak of success and also gives us a hint on what caused it all to fall apart.

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