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Jamie Dodd and Canucks Reporter Thomas Drance combine to bring you the most comprehensive Canucks coverage in Vancouver. They dive into all the issues that matter for any diehard Canucks fan. Plus, hear exclusive interviews from the players and the team to stay up to date all season long.

The Canucks are inviting speculation
Last Friday at 9:59 PM

As trade talks heat up, Jamie and Thomas preview tonight's matchup with the Blue Jackets, where the Canucks are big favorites to win. The boys react to Rick Tocchet's media availability and are joined by former Canucks GM, Dave Nonis. Scott Rintoul joins the show to preview his new podcast "Unreel: West Coast Express."


This podcast is produced by Lina Setaghian and Dominic Sramaty.

 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any a...


Dan Milstein on why Kuzmenko re-signed
Last Thursday at 9:59 PM

Andrei Kuzmenko is staying in Vancouver! Jamie Dodd and Thomas Drance are joined by Kuzmenko's agent, Dan Milstein, to analyze this new deal. The Athletic's Scott Wheeler joins the guys to highlight what we learned from the CHL Top Prospects game last night. Dimitri Filipovic from The Hockey PDOcast is in the studio to project how the rest of the Canucks' season will unfold. 

 

This podcast is produced by Lina Setaghian and Dominic Sramaty.

 

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Gotta trade Kuzmenko
Last Wednesday at 10:00 PM

Rick Tocchet gets his first win as the Canuck's bench boss! Jamie Dodd and Thomas Drance dissect Vancouver's best defensive performance of the season and project what this could mean for the rest of the season. Jason Bukala is in town for the CHL Top Prospects game tonight and Alison Lukan joins the show to preview tonight's game between the Kraken and Canucks. 

This podcast is produced by Lina Setaghian and Dominic Sramaty.

 

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Tocchet, the Miller whisperer?
Last Tuesday at 9:59 PM

The Chicago Blackhawks are in town and hosts Jamie Dodd and Thomas Drance preview Rick Tocchet's first game in charge of the Vancouver Canucks. Caroline Cameron joins the boys to talk about how Tocchet's appointment can reignite certain players ahead of the trade deadline. Jamie and Thomas welcome The Athletic's Josh Yohe to the show to analyze Tocchet's time in Pittsburgh. 

 

This podcast is produced by Lina Setaghian and Dominic Sramaty.

 

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The Tocchet era begins amid turmoil
Last Monday at 9:59 PM

Hosts Jamie Dodd and Thomas Drance analyze an eventful weekend in Vancouver and project where the now-aligned Canucks organization is heading. The Canucks run new line combinations at their first practice under Rick Tocchet and Gemma Karstens-Smith joins the show to discuss the overall feeling around the team's new head coach. 

 

This podcast is produced by Lina Setaghian and Dominic Sramaty.

 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


"I don't know what's lower than this"
01/20/2023

Jamie and Thomas react to an emotional press conference from Canucks head coach Bruce Boudreau, and they discuss the very difficult position they feel the team has put him in. Elliotte Friedman reports that more teams are starting to take a serious interest in Bo Horvat. Hear from Anthony Stewart and Dimitri Filipovic.

 

This podcast is produced by Lina Setaghian and Dominic Sramaty.

 

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Drance - Tocchet will be here to sell "fake hope"
01/19/2023

Jamie and Thomas offer their emotional reactions to The Lightning's belittling of the Canucks. The boys then look ahead at the cakewalk the Canucks have to end out the season and question what is holding up a coaching change. Jason Bukala joins the show to scout talent ahead of the CHL's Top Prospect game later this month. 

 

This podcast is produced by Lina Setaghian and Dominic Sramaty.

 

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Tonight's for Gino
01/18/2023

Jamie and Thomas welcome the team back home but discuss who could be leaving Vancouver before the trade deadline. The Athletic's Harman Dayal joins the show to analyze the Canucks contract situation and offer his thoughts on the trajectory the organization is heading.

 

This podcast is produced by Lina Setaghian and Dominic Sramaty.

 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


Boudreau keeps it classy
01/17/2023

With 24 hours to digest the plan that was laid out by Jim Rutherford yesterday, Jamie and Thomas discuss the feasibility of successfully retooling this Canucks roster into a Cup contender within 3 years. We hear from Bruce Boudreau following the admission that the team is talking to his replacement. Mike Kelly joins the show to give an outside perspective on the Canucks. 

 

This podcast is produced by Lina Setaghian and Dominic Sramaty.

 

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Remembering Odjick and Rutherford's full court presser
01/16/2023

Jamie and Thomas react point by point to everything that was said in Jim Rutherford's marathon press conference. Tim Hunter joins the show to remember his friend and teammate Gino Odjick. Gemma Karstens-Smith joins the show for her weekly Off The Wire segment.

This podcast is produced by Lina Setaghian and Dominic Sramaty.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


Rutherford presser fan reaction
01/16/2023

Jamie Dodd hops on the air following Canucks President of Hockey Ops, Jim Rutherford's press conference today. He fields your calls and texts in the fallout of everything that was said. 

This podcast is produced by Lina Setaghian and Dominic Sramaty.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


Drance goes ballistic!
01/13/2023

Jamie and Thomas discuss the comments Quinn Hughes made on Tanner Pearson's injury situation and the impact this could have on the back end of the organization. The boys look down the line toward Elias Petterson's contract and what a potential Canucks rebuild could look like. Dimitri Filipovic joins the show to chat about the greater NHL picture. 

This podcast is produced by Lina Setaghian and Dominic Sramaty.

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Tocchet talk and OEL is the Canucks' best defenseman?
01/12/2023

Jamie and Thomas discuss the probable benching of Canucks defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson tonight against the Lightning. They question Boudreau's comment that he's arguably the team's best defenseman. They react to Elliotte Friedman's report that the Canucks and Rick Tocchet have spoken about him joining the team. Canucks Colour Analyst Randip Janda joins the program as well.

 

This podcast is produced by Lina Setaghian and Dominic Sramaty. 

 

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Just stop digging!
01/11/2023

Jamie and Thomas analyze the Canucks' loss to the Penguins and what that means for the future of this team. Brendan Batchelor then joins the boys to discuss the lack of depth and options on Vancouver's blueline. They explore the possibility of a change behind the bench. The future of Kuzmenko is examined and the impact it could have on the likes of Boeser and Garland is also discussed.

 

This podcast is produced by Lina Setaghian and Dominic Sramaty. 

 

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The Canucks' blueline isn't Gucci for Gucci prices
01/10/2023

Jeff Marek joins Jamie and Thomas to discuss the Connor Bedard sweepstakes and how he's dominated the conversation around hockey. They touch on Bo Horvat possibly being traded to the Seattle Kraken. They also talk about the hard decisions the Canucks would need to make to truly jump-start an effective rebuild.

 

This podcast is produced by Lina Setaghian and Dominic Sramaty. 

 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


What can be done about the Canucks' defensive woes?
01/09/2023

Jamie and Thomas talk about the Canucks continued defensive struggles and what the realistic timeline looks like for this problem. Gemma Karstens-Smith joins the show for her weekly Off The Wire segment.
 

This podcast is produced by Lina Setaghian and Dominic Sramaty. 

 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


Dave Nonis on the timing of rebuilds
01/06/2023

Dave Nonis joined Jamie and Thomas for his weekly hit with Canucks Talk. They discuss Nonis's history with rebuilds and when the appropriate time is to pull the trigger on one. Dimitri Filipovic joins the show for the PDO Report as the guys take an analytics based focus on the Canucks play over the last week. 

 

This podcast is produced by Lina Setaghian and Dominic Sramaty. 

 

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Is JT Miller really untradeable?
01/05/2023

Jamie and Thomas discuss whether JT Miller could even be traded at this point of his Canucks career following a quote from Daily Faceoff NHL Insider Frank Seravalli. Hear from Harman Dayal about the Canucks ahead of their clash with the Avalanche. Also, Drancer tells you why the skate jersey is the worst on a day that a #FreeTheSkate banner flew around Rogers Arena.

 

This podcast is produced by Lina Setaghian and Dominic Sramaty. 

 

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The Canucks don't have enough to build around
01/04/2023

Following a third straight disappointing loss by the Canucks, Jamie and Thomas discuss how the Canucks don't have the pieces in place to efficiently build around Pettersson, Hughes, and Demko. They're joined by Jack Fraser, AKA J-Fresh Hockey, to talk about Connor Bedard and the World Juniors.

 

This podcast is produced by Lina Setaghian and Dominic Sramaty. 

 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


Miller's outbursts and Bedard's brilliance
01/03/2023

Jamie and Thomas begin the new year by outlining the arguments for tanking for Bedard, and trading Bo Horvat as soon as possible is part in parcel in doing so. We dive into JT Miller's recent behavior in Gemma Karstens-Smith's Off The Wire segment.

This podcast is produced by Lina Setaghian and Dominic Sramaty. 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


Canucks 2022 year in review
12/23/2022

Jamie and Thomas give us a Canucks Year-In-Review in what was a memorable 2022. Plus they talk NFL w/ The Moj and get a Seahawks update from ESPN's Brady Henderson. The boys also tell us what they learned, and it's Ask Us Anything Friday!


The HalBro experience
12/21/2022

Jamie and Thomas widen their scope across the NHL and are joined by Sportsnet NHL host David Amber. They also check in with Seattle Times Kraken beat writer Geoff Baker and finish off the show with CanucksArmy's Chris Faber, plus the boys tell us what they learned.


Oops, they did it again
12/20/2022

Jamie and Thomas react to the Canucks back to back 5-1 losses on home ice. They highlight how these poor showings only prove how drastically different this team needs to look for them to be a legit contender. Jack Fraser, AKA J-Fresh Hockey, joins the guys to look at the Cancks from an analytics standpoint and compare them against the NHL's bottom feeders in the hunt for Connor Bedard. 

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Drance - The Canucks are "run-of-the-mill Caesar salad"
12/19/2022

Jamie and Thomas react to Patrik Allvin's After Hours interview where he mentioned that Pettersson is this team's only "untouchable". Jamie makes a hilarious analogy using his time working for Red Robin. Gemma Karstens Smith joins the show with her Off The Wire segment.

This podcast is produced by Lina Setaghian and Dominic Sramaty. 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


Selling Pettersson the Canucks' long-term vision
12/16/2022

Jamie and Thomas react to JP Barry's comment that Elias Pettersson's next contract will be comparable to what Mathew Barzal signed. They discuss how important it will be to sell Pettersson on the Canucks long-term vision. Hear from former Canucks GM Dave Nonis and the PDO Report with Dimitri Filipovic.

This podcast is produced by Lina Setaghian and Dominic Sramaty. 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


Horvat undistracted in Calgary
12/15/2022

Jamie and Thomas react to the electric Canucks shootout victory against the Calgary Flames. They discuss whether the Canucks' status in the NHL playoff race will have any impact on Bo Horvat's future with the club. Shayna Goldman joins the show to discuss the state of the team.

This podcast is produced by Lina Setaghian and Dominic Sramaty. 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


Wednesday Mailbag: Bo for Bowen?
12/14/2022

Drancer is riding solo with Jamie on short-term injured reserve. Thomas is joined by Pat Steinberg ahead of tonight's Canucks game against the Flames. Harman Dayal joins the show to discuss the ramifications of Bo Horvat rejecting the Canucks most recent contract offer. Lina cracks open the mailbag as Thomas answers your most pressing questions.

This podcast is produced by Lina Setaghian and Dominic Sramaty. 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


Horvat refuses to be a distraction
12/13/2022

Jamie and Thomas react to the statement made by the Vancouver Canucks and Bo Horvat. We hear from Bo Horvat during his press availability. Canucks play-by-play analyst Brendan Batchelor weighs in as well.

This podcast is produced by Lina Setaghian and Dominic Sramaty. 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


Horvat & Canucks trending towards a split in the "near future"
12/12/2022

Jamie and Thomas react to Rick Dhaliwal's report that Bo Horvat's camp has rejected the Vancouver Canucks' best offer.  Where does the team go from here? What assets can be mined from a Horvat trade? Hear Gemma Kartsens Smith's weekly Off The Wire segment as well.

This podcast is produced by Lina Setaghian and Dominic Sramaty. 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


Is Chara lying about the Canucks?
12/09/2022

Jamie and Thomas react to Zdeno Chara's comments from the Games with Names podcast that claimed the Canucks were practicing their Stanley Cup celebrations before Game 3. Hear from former Canucks GM Dave Nonis and the PDO Report with Dimitri Filipovic.

This podcast is produced by Lina Setaghian and Dominic Sramaty.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


Bo is about to secure the bag
12/08/2022

Jamie and Thomas react to Frank Seravalli's report that there is an NHL team willing to offer Bo $9m/season. How does this impact his trade value? Wysh joins the show as well. Jamie and Thomas also react to the Canucks comeback OT win against the Sharks.

This podcast is produced by Lina Setaghian and Dominic Sramaty. 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


The expected return in a Boeser trade
12/07/2022

Jamie and thomas get you set for Canucks @ Sharks tonight. They discuss in length the expected return for the Canucks in a potential Brock Boeser trade. Jeff Marek joins the show in the final segment to weigh in as well.

 

This podcast is produced by Lina Setaghian and Dominic Sramaty.  

 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


Enjoy the serotonin hit from that comeback W
12/06/2022

Jamie and Thomas react to a wild 7-6 comeback win by the Vancouver Canucks. Thomas outlines what it is going to take for him to change his tone on the organization. The guys discuss what a player like Luke Schenn has be delt by the deadline. Harman Dayal joins the show as well.

This podcast is produced by Lina Setaghian and Dominic Sramaty. 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


The Canucks want young players? Drancer prefers straight cash
12/05/2022

With a Brock Boeser trade seemingly on the horizon for the Vancouver Canucks, Jamie and Thomas discuss what a "tear down" looks like this season. Gemma Karstens Smith joins the show for her weekly "Off The Wire" segment.

 

This podcast is produced by Lina Setaghian and Dominic Sramaty.  

 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


Doubt setting in that the Canucks can keep Horvat
12/02/2022

Jamie and Thomas discuss the likelihood of Bo Horvat staying with the Vancouver Canucks past this season. They also talk about management's plan to support the core with better pieces. Jamie and Thomas are joined by Alison Lukan to talk about the red-hot Seattle Kraken. Dimitri Filipovic stops by the studio for the weekly PDO Report.

This podcast is produced by Lina Setaghian and Dominic Sramaty. 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


Reacting to Luongo's Ring of Honour induction announcement
12/01/2022

Jamie and Thomas react to the news that the Canucks will induct Roberto Luongo into their Ring of Honour rather than retiring his #1. Sean Gentille joins the show to give an outsider's perspective on the decision. The guys get you ready for Hall of Fame Night at Rogers Arena as the Canucks take on the Panthers.

This podcast is produced by Lina Setaghian and Dominic Sramaty. 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


RIP to "one point out of the playoffs"
11/30/2022

Jamie and Thomas break down a disappointing loss to the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night. Hear from Bruce Boudreau following Canucks practice. Brendan Batchelor joins the show as well to give his take on the Canucks 

This podcast is produced by Lina Setaghian and Dominic Sramaty. 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


The Canucks ride with Martin. Should they?
11/29/2022

Jamie and Thomas look ahead to the Canucks upcoming stretch of games, including an at-home match against the capitals this evening. They react to Martin getting the start against the capitals over Demko.  Director Jason Priestley and Producer Micheal Geddes join the show to talk about their new film Offside: The Harold Ballard story.

This podcast is produced by Lina Setaghian and Dominic Sramaty. 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

 

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Keeping it in perspective
11/28/2022

Jamie and Thomas recap Vancouver's two victories over the weekend, and the possibility of turning the outlook of the Canucks season around and the improved Canucks line-up. Gemma Karstens-Smith joins the show for her weekly "Off The Wire" segment.  

This podcast is produced by Lina Setaghian and Dominic Sramaty. 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

 

 


Friday Mailbag with Thomas Drance
11/25/2022

Drancer flies solo with Jamie on the PUP list. He previews the Canucks' back-to-back games this weekend against the Knights and Sharks. He cracks open the mailbag and answers your questions. Drance is also joined by Dave Nonis and Dimitri Filipovic

 

This podcast is produced by Lina Setaghian and Dominic Sramaty. 

 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.