Mar. 24: Breaking down Filip Hronek's debut with the Vancouver Canucks (Ep.413)
Another day, another podcast.
The Vancouver Canucks debuted Filip Hronek last night and he was thrust into action with a defenceman going down early to injury. They guys chat about Tyler Myers having a good game and how Dakota Joshua may look at his best with Rick Tocchet as the coach. They also try a next Friday segment with Harman Dayal and check in on the upcoming weekend.
June 7th: Trade SzN is coming, and coming quick (Ep.440)54:24Another day, another podcast.Faber and Quads chat about the big three-way trade between the Kings, Flyers and Blue Jackets. They discuss what that trade means to the NHL's pre-draft trade frenzy kicking off and what the Canucks should look to do quickly. They then spend some time on a poll question measuring fans' belief in the Canucks making the playoffs. Finally, the guys close out with some talk about who they want to be impressed by next season and chat about some odds & ends.
June 5th: No cap help, only cap hell (Ep.439)46:05Faber and Quads discuss the salary cap only going up one million dollars next season and how it affects the Canucks. They chat about how the cap needs to rise by a lot over the next few years and how it makes the league better as a whole. Greg Balloch of Sportsnet650 and EliteProspects stops by to talk about the goalies in the 2023 draft. Then, the guys spend a bit of time talking about players they want to see more of next season and then wrap up with some draft chatter.
May 31: Diving into the Canucks' offseason options ft. Frank Seravalli (Ep.438)58:16Another day, another podcast.Frank Seravalli of Daily Faceoff joins Faber and Quads to chat about the options that the Canucks have for the offseason. The guys discuss trading the 11th overall pick, if there's anything to look forward to in free agency and what trades make sense for where this team is currently at in their competitive cycle. Then, Faber and Quads interact with the chat and do a bit of draft talk and close things out with some cheese chasing.
May 25: Arty-Party at home and Josh Bloom joins the show (Ep.437)51:10Another day, another podcast.Arturs Silovs has been the biggest on-ice story for the Vancouver Canucks of late with his great play at the World Championships. Quads tells us what he's liked from Silovs and what it means for next season's NHL goalie situation. Then, Canucks prospect Josh Bloom joins the show to talk about his OHL career and what his expectations are for next year. Faber talks about how the Canucks can clean up with their abundance of mid-round picks.
May 18: The cap could go up 4 million & trade options at 11th overall (Ep.436)58:28Another day, another podcast.Frank Seravalli dropped an exciting nugget earlier this week about the cap potentially going up 3-4 million dollars next season. Faber and Quads chat about what a cap increase means to the Canucks. They then discuss all the trading options for their 11th overall pick. Faber speaks a bit about Tom Willander, the right-shot defenceman who looks like a top-20 pick in the draft. And the guys close it all out with some odds and ends.
May 16: Lekkerimäki and Pettersson reunite and no cup for Canada (Ep.435)55:01Another day, another podcast.There are no Canadian teams remaining in the NHL playoffs, Faber and Quads chat about Edmonton and Toronto being eliminated and what we can learn from the final four playoff teams. The guys dive into who they would like to see win the cup and why. Then, they chat about Jonathan Lekkerimäki being loaned to Örebro in the SHL and how he will join his buddy Elias Pettersson (D-Petey).
May 11: The Vancouver Canucks select at 11th... ft. David Reinbacher (Ep.434)58:05Another day, another podcast.The draft lottery has come and gone, and the Canucks now know that they will be picking 11th overall in the 2023 NHL Entry Draft. Faber and Quads discuss what the Canucks can do with their first-round pick and are joined by the top defenceman prospect in the draft, David Reinbacher. Then, they close out with some NHL playoffs talk and hit on some quick odds & ends.
May 4: Abbotsford Canucks are, are, are, are, staying alive, staying alive!! (Ep.433)57:20Another day, another podcast.The Abbotsford Canucks had a big 3-2 win in game three of the AHL's second round of the playoffs. Faber and Quads were both out at the Abbotsford Centre and report back on everything they saw during the game. The guys discuss what Abbotsford is going to need to do in Friday's game four to push this series to five games. Faber has an update on where Jonathan Lekkerimäki will be playing next season and the guys close out with some odds & ends.
May 2: Abbotsford Canucks need to rally and a BIG prospects update ft. Chase Wouters (Ep.432)01:02:49Another day, another podcast. The Abbotsford Canucks are down 2-0 in their best-of-five second-round series in the AHL playoffs. The guys talk about the AHL team's struggles in game two against the Calgary Wranglers. They are joined by Abbotsford Canucks captain Chase Wouters to discuss the series. Then, the guys talk about some prospects and the future of Jonathan Lekkerimäki.