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A Vancouver hockey podcast that doesn't talk about fantasy OR fancy stats. A loose, conversational based hockey podcast with a round table format. The show features a weekly assortment of good friends talking hockey, telling stories and trying not to take themselves too seriously. Sound quality: 11/10

A Vancouver hockey podcast that doesn't talk about fantasy OR fancy stats. A loose, conversational based hockey podcast with a round table format. The show features a weekly assortment of good friends talking hockey, telling stories and trying not to take themselves too seriously. Sound quality: 11/10

Location:

Vancouver, BC

Description:

A Vancouver hockey podcast that doesn't talk about fantasy OR fancy stats. A loose, conversational based hockey podcast with a round table format. The show features a weekly assortment of good friends talking hockey, telling stories and trying not to take themselves too seriously. Sound quality: 11/10

Language:

English


Episodes

Hockey Dad w/ Richard Schaap (PON Father's Day 2020)

6/21/2020
It's Father's Day and Ryan phones up his old man to chat about growing up, playing hockey, bonding over the Vancouver Canucks and of all things, the drug advice he gave his teenage children many years ago. Happy Father's Day to all the dads out there! Support the show on Patreon! Pledge a coupla bucks (or $5) and get instant access to all our bonus content including our brand new bonus episode doing a deep dive on the 2010/11 Vancouver Canucks season. Visit...

Duration:00:43:57

TEASER - The 2010/11 Vancouver Canucks - Patreon Exclusive

6/20/2020
This is a clip from June's Patreon-exclusive bonus episode which is a deep dive on the 2010/11 Vancouver Canucks. In this clip, Ryan and P Mac discuss a key 'what if?' during this playoff run. What if Alex Burrows didn't slay that dragon in game 7 in overtime? What would have happened to the Canucks' team and front office? In this bonus episode, we tackle the entire 2010/11 Vancouver Canucks season! From the wheeling and dealing of draft picks to bring in defensive depth, to adding key free...

Duration:00:01:58

266 - Phase 1 Of PON Summer Vacation

6/8/2020
The NHL enters phase 2 of their return to play plan and we're entering phase 1 of our summer vacation. We'll be back ... when the NHL is back! A full bench starts off the show as the gang discusses once again, the likelihood of the NHL (or sports for that matter) returning to North America. With COVID-19 cases spiking across the United States, it's hard to imagine it could be sooner rather than later. The gang discusses who the most average Canucks player is, some drama in Anaheim with GM...

Duration:01:21:46

265 - It's A Trap!

6/1/2020
A difficult week in our world to say the least, we try to talk about hockey and life, but some weeks it's a lot harder than others. This week Ryan, Geeta, P Mac and eventually Dave talk about the likelihood of the NHL returning. They also touch on Judd Brackett officially parting ways with the Vancouver Canucks and just what that means for the organization. Speaking of the Canucks, the gang discusses Jake Virtanen distracted driving social media posts and who would wind up on our Mount...

Duration:00:59:44

264 - All Aboard The NY Rangers Hype Train!

5/25/2020
The proposed 24 team playoff structure has been released and we go full steam ahead with a playoff preview and hop aboard the hype train for the New York Rangers. Ryan, Geeta and Paul get together this week to break down the proposed playoff structure and make a couple early picks for potential winners in the bizarro Stanley Cup playoffs. They answer some great listener questions, open up some listener mail and thank the new crop of incredibly generous Patreon backers! Support the show on...

Duration:01:17:54

263 - Because It's The Cup*

5/18/2020
The gang's all here and we discuss the latest involving the NHL, the NHLPA, a 24 team playoff and the hub cities that could host. Ryan, Geeta, Dave and Paul discuss the logistics behind an NHL start up, look at Eddie Lack's AMA on Reddit and discuss the incredible ten episode journey that was The Last Dance. Dave and Paul also give an excellent look back at the legend of Tony Hand and Scottish hockey. Support the show on Patreon! Pledge a coupla bucks (or $5) and get instant access to all...

Duration:01:13:31

TEASER - The 1997/98 Vancouver Canucks - Patreon Exclusive

5/16/2020
The introduction to our May bonus episode on the 1997/98 Vancouver Canucks. Paul and Ryan discuss the 97/98 Canucks' season including: Mark Messier singing and his influence on ownership Tom Renney and Pat Quinn's November dismissals Trevor Linden's trade to Long Island and the myriad of deals that littered the season. Essential reading and listening for this month's bonus episode: Our episode with Kirk McLean Jyrki21's eloquent essay on Mark Messier as a Canuck Available to PON...

Duration:00:02:10

262 - Judd-gement Day

5/12/2020
Controversy galore in Vancouver this past week, and it didn't even have to do with our slightly crowded beaches over the weekend! Paul, Dave, Geeta and Ryan get together over Skype this week to discuss their weeks and for another week in a row, Ryan remembers some odd elementary school memories. They discuss Judd Brackett and the Vancouver Canucks. Whether the relationship is salvageable and what this could mean going forward. They also touch on Brendan Leipsic and the immediate fallout...

Duration:01:09:29

The 2003/04 Vancouver Canucks (April Patreon Bonus Episode)

5/7/2020
This episode was originally our April bonus episode on Patreon. Want to support the show? Pledge a coupla bucks over at www.patreon.com/pucksonnet Ryan and P Mac look back at the 2003/04 Vancouver Canucks season. From goalie controversy after goalie controversy, to everything that lead to the Todd Bertuzzi/Steve Moore incident on March 8th 2004. They look at the seven game first round series vs the Calgary Flames and the fallout of another underachieving season for the West Coast...

Duration:01:22:18

261 - The Quarantine Episode Actually About Hockey

5/5/2020
The National Hockey League is itching to get back to work and playing some games! Ryan, Geeta and P Mac gather this week remotely to discuss the possibility of the 2020 NHL Draft being moved up to early June despite the season not being completed. They discuss Vancouver being a possibility for a 'hub city' for empty arena Pacific Division games. They discuss empty arena game presentation, talk about the possible return of the old school draft lottery and answer some great listener...

Duration:01:15:58

260 - Paul & The Giant Strawberry

4/28/2020
Geeta, P Mac and Ryan are back for another social distancing episode of Pucks On Net. They discuss the new possibility of the NHL restarting and completing the 2019/20 season. They discuss their week of social distancing, talk about video games, Ryan watches Uncut Gems and they answer some great listener questions. Support the show on Patreon! Pledge a coupla bucks (or $5) and get instant access to all our bonus content including our newest bonus episode looking back at the 2003/04...

Duration:01:19:50

259 - The Millionaire Trivia Distraction

4/20/2020
The whole gang gets together this week to play a relic from the 90's, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? - hockey trivia edition. Dave, Geeta, Ryan and Paul gather this week to play some more hockey trivia to help pass the time and we hope you play along at home! They also discuss the more than likely cancellation of the 2019/20 NHL season, answer a couple listener questions have some laughs! Support the show on Patreon! Pledge a coupla bucks (or $5) and get instant access to all our bonus...

Duration:01:16:58

258 - A Full Bench Distraction

4/13/2020
We're coast to coast on this week's podcast. Wait, Ottawa isn't on the Atlantic Ocean? Ryan, Geeta, P mac and Dave gather this week to discuss how they've been passing the time this week. Ryan has some trivia questions ready for the gang about some cup winners from the 1990's, they discuss how to improve the game in the short term if and when hockey returns and they discuss their quarantine weeks. Support the show on Patreon! Pledge a coupla bucks (or $5) and get instant access to all our...

Duration:01:20:22

257 - Baking Bread With Arturs Irbe

4/6/2020
Everybody's drinking or baking bread as the social distancing rolls on. We hope everyone is staying safe and healthy! Ryan , Geeta and Paul gather on Google Hangout for another week to discuss how they're passing the time and what they're consuming. Paul finishes Tiger King and gives his thoughts, Geeta turns her commuting time into baking time and Ryan meets the neighbours! They also discuss the possibility of NHL games being played later this year in North Dakota, look back at their...

Duration:01:18:24

TEASER - The 2003/04 Vancouver Canucks - Patreon Exclusive

4/3/2020
A clip from our April bonus episode on the 2003/04 Vancouver Canucks. In this clip, we look back at the 'Chris Levesque game' on December 9th 2003 between the Canucks and the Penguins. Long before David Ayres, a third string UBC Thunderbirds goalie sat on the bench backing up Johan Hedberg. Seemed like a pretty easy evening for Levesque until Hedberg went down following a collision. Ryan and P Mac look back at the 2003/04 Vancouver Canucks season. From goalie controversy after goalie...

Duration:00:03:16

256 - Satellite Hot Stove

3/30/2020
Another week of social distancing and staying home, another podcast live on tape via Google Hangout. It's time someone reboot satellite hot stove! Ryan, Geeta and P Mac get together this week to discuss Netflix's Tiger King, some unusual encounters at the grocery store and how everyone is passing the time indoors. They also answer some great listener questions about who could win it all if the playoffs started tomorrow, Eddie Lack's retirement, which player has possibly played their last...

Duration:01:10:26

255 - The Isolation

3/23/2020
We're isolated in our homes this week. Ryan in his West End studio apartment, Geeta in her palatial estate and Paul in an undisclosed location as we endure another week of self distancing. This week talk Canucks, what we're consuming during our isolation and quarantines, some interesting things people may not have known about us and our favourite type of birds. There's no real format to the show right now, so we hope you enjoy it! Support the show on Patreon! Pledge a coupla bucks (or $5)...

Duration:01:11:49

254 - The Distraction

3/17/2020
There's no hockey, there's no sports, there's only social distancing and all the hand washing you can handle during these nervous times as the world copes with COVID-19. Ryan, P Mac and Geeta gather in the palatial estate to have some laughs and try to forget about the 24 hour news cycle consuming us all. Dave skypes in from Ottawa and the gang talks about their first NHL games they attended. They also chat about the six days that followed the Canucks' big shootout win over the Islanders...

Duration:01:08:41

253 - Blue Shirts & Deployment

3/10/2020
All eyes are on Travis Green's deployment of the underachieving Canucks as the stretch drive rolls on. P Mac, Geeta, Ryan and a Skyped in Dave discuss the Canucks' coach concerns and deployment issues. If they miss the playoffs, could the Canucks part ways with Travis Green following some very underwhelming home games? They also discuss the incredible surge of the New York Rangers, Mika Zibanejad's five goal game and the impressive streaks the blue shirts are on. They also look at the...

Duration:01:02:27

252 - Ain't No Easy Way

3/3/2020
It was an ugly road trip for the Vancouver Canucks, and we spend the entire episode on Petey, Bo, Quinn and the boys. Ryan and P Mac get together this week a day removed from an ugly blown 3rd period lead by the Vancouver Canucks in Columbus. This wasn't the only miserable game for the Canucks on this (hopefully) forgettable road trip. They also were fed losses in Toronto and Ottawa following a shootout win in Montreal. Their playoff chances are dwindling but they aren't dead yet! They...

Duration:01:04:00