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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

287 - The Moral Playoffs

2/23/2021
Well the Canucks' losses are now in re-runs and the apathy continues to rise. Geeta, Arash and Ryan get together this week to chat about the struggling Vancouver Canucks and the ground they need to make in the standings in the Canadian division. They also chat about the Nashville Predators being open for business and the Toronto media's treatment and unreal expectations of William Nylander. Ryan brings back the PON Lightning Round for Geeta and Arash and the gang answers some great...

Duration:01:10:54

286 - Burkie, Frankie & The Vote Of Confidence

2/16/2021
Francesco Aquilini sounds off on Twitter and lets Vancouver know that sweeping changes aren't coming ... yet. Ryan, Geeta and Arash get together this week to discuss the Vancouver Canucks' finally snapping their six game losing streak. But it was Aquilini's rambling Twitter thread that overshadowed the whole thing. They also discuss Brian Burke and Ron Hextall heading to Pittsburgh and the incredibly difficult decisions facing them. They get a Patrik Laine in Columbus update, marvel at...

Duration:01:11:44

PON Post Game - Bouncing Goals (Feb 11 vs CGY)

2/12/2021
The Vancouver Canucks finally returned home, finally got a day off, finally got a practice in but it was no match for Jacob Markstrom and his Calgary Flames, losing 3-1. Ryan and Arash hit record immediately following the final buzzer of the first of four games between the Vancouver Canucks and the Calgary Flames to discuss the complete lack of effort and competitiveness from Vancouver and how like several times in the past week, when the Canucks have an costly error, it is game over. They...

Duration:00:44:47

285 - What Better Place Than Here, What Better Time Than Now?

2/9/2021
The Canucks have lost five straight. They haven't had a lead in 300 minutes and the fans want answers ... and firings. Ryan, Arash and Geeta get together this week and spend an entire hour discussing just how bad things are for the Canucks. They players' lack of compete, Travis Green's excuses and Jim Benning just needing a bit more time. They explore what could be going on behind the scenes, who could be expendable on this current Canucks roster and just who could replace Jim Benning, and...

Duration:01:20:47

284 - Problematic Behaviour

2/2/2021
The Vancouver Canucks are horribly inconsistent and Tony DeAngelo is incredibly consistent, at being a bad teammate and showing problematic behaviour. Ryan, Arash and Geeta get together this week on the PON Satellite Hot Stove to discuss the Canucks' latest abysmal performance against the Montreal Canadiens. After a sweep of Ottawa and an incredibly responsible effort in Winnipeg, the Canucks fell back into their ways vs Toffoli and the Habs. They also give their honest thoughts on the...

Duration:01:19:24

PON Post Game - Boeser Gettin' Lucky (Jan 25, 27-28 vs OTT)

1/28/2021
The Vancouver Canucks found their confidence, their scoring touch and their goaltending after sweeping the Ottawa Senators this week. Ryan and Arash get together for the second PON Post Game Show of the year to discuss the Lotto line waking up, Brock Boeser’s continued love affair with scoring on Matt Murray all while Thatcher Demko and Braden Holtby lowered their GAA. They discuss Virtanen’s absence in Thursday’s game, the shocking Brandon Sutter hat trick on Monday and just what this...

Duration:00:38:06

283 - The Grass Is Travis Greener On The Other Side

1/26/2021
The Vancouver Canucks get absolutely embarrassed by the Montreal Canadiens (mostly Tyler Toffoli) and entered Monday night vs Ottawa in a 'must win' scenario. Ryan, Geeta and Arash get together this week to talk about the abysmal Canucks' losses last week vs Montreal, what the team was doing wrong and what needs to be done to get the team back on track. They discuss the call to fire GM Jim Benning while watching the Canucks ' 7-1 victory over the Senators. The gang also discusses the...

Duration:01:15:13

PON Post Game - Talking About Tylers (Jan 20, 21 vs MTL)

1/22/2021
The Vancouver Canucks split the first two games of a three game set with the Montreal Canadiens, a thrilling but loose 6-5 shootout win followed by an absolutely ugly 7-3 loss to the Habs. The Canucks’ shiny new defense is either getting injured or making incredibly costly errors as mistakes were made across both games this week at Rogers Arena. Arash and Ryan discuss Elias Pettersson’s scoring woes, Tyler Myers’ residency in the penalty box and Tyler Toffoli scoring literally all the...

Duration:00:35:57

282 - Weasels & The Waiver Wire

1/19/2021
We're a few games into the 2021 NHL season, the Canucks have a sluggish start and the waiver wire gives Geeta a scare. Ryan, Arash and Geeta get together this week to talk about the Canucks' 1-3 start to the season and Jake Virtanen's underwhelming time on the top line. We give a few positives, but remain cautious about what the team can do this season. They also discuss Jakub Voracek' fiery comments to a Flyers' beat reporter, discuss the Av's colourful uniform changes and Geeta deals...

Duration:01:12:03

A Clip From Making A Milbury (Patreon Exclusive)

1/16/2021
This is a clip from January's Patreon-exclusive bonus episode "Making A Milbury" - the life and career of Mike Milbury on and off the ice. In this clip, they look back to the absolute madness that was the New York Islanders' decision making around the 2001 NHL Draft. Ryan, Geeta and Arash sit down and look back at Mike Milbury's career in the National Hockey League. From his career playing and coaching in Boston to his abysmal time in Long Island ruining the New York Rangers. They also...

Duration:00:05:19

281 - Waiving Goodbye To Loui

1/12/2021
Loui Eriksson is finally on waivers! Ryan, Geeta and Arash gather this week (with much better sound quality) to discuss the incredible amount of players placed on the waiver wire league-wide on Monday. They discuss Nils Hoglander's top six role in Canucks' camp, look at Vasily Podkolzin's contract drama in the KHL and if he could make it to the Canucks by the end of the regular season. They also look at Corey Crawford retiring, praise some female broadcasters and journalists and answer...

Duration:01:10:09

280 - Land Of Confusion

1/5/2021
Well NHL training camps have opened up, RFA's are holding out and players signing PTO's are in their new cities, safely quarantined away from the general public. Ryan, Geeta and Arash get together for the first time in 2021 to talk Canucks, the Flames and their former players who switched teams in the most confusing manner. They look at what's in store for the western Canadian rivalry and which team is better off with their offseason acquisitions. They also discuss Pierre-Luc Dubois' trade...

Duration:01:11:36

A Clip From Big Trades...That Almost Happened (Patreon Exclusive)

12/22/2020
This is a clip from December's Patreon-exclusive bonus episode which is a fun look down memory lane at some of the biggest trades in NHL history ... that almost happened. Geeta, Arash and Ryan look back at some big Vancouver Canucks trades that almost happened as well as a couple big deals with the Ottawa Senators that fell through last minute. They also review a stretch last decade when Flyers' GM Paul Holmgren was desperate for a d-man. Available to PON Patreon backers pledging $5+ a...

Duration:00:02:24

279 - Christmas Acquisition

12/22/2020
Our show this week starts off with us saying goodbye to Dave and Paul who are no longer on the podcast. We can't thank them enough for their contributions to the podcast over the past seven years. Ryan, Geeta and Arash are pretty damn excited following the announcement of the 2021 NHL Season. Sure there are some concerns and hurdles as three Canadian provinces have not yet allowed NHL games to take place due to current COVID-19 regulations. They give some Christmas gifts to NHL players and...

Duration:01:04:15

278 - The Offseason Turtle Derby

12/1/2020
With little to no idea when the NHL season will begin, the gang gets together during the offseason to talk about boredom, reverse retros and the free agents left behind. Ryan, Geeta, Arash and Dave gather for a Satellite Hotstove podcast and chat about the upcoming NHL season and the talks between the NHL and NHLPA. When exactly are these games supposed to start? They also discuss Braden Holtby's turtle drama at the US border, Connor McDavid's house and Adidas' Reverse Retro' jerseys...

Duration:01:13:22

A Clip From The 2011/12 Philadelphia Flyers (Patreon Exclusive)

11/19/2020
This is a clip from November's extra Patreon-exclusive bonus episode which is a deep dive on the 2011/12 Philadelphia Flyers season. In this clip, Ryan and Arash look back at Claude Giroux's incredible start to game 6 of the first round of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal, which saw a big hit, a huge goal and one eyebrow raising comment from Flyers head coach Peter Laviolette Ryan and Arash bring you a BONUS bonus episode for November! They take a deep dive into the rollercoaster ride...

Duration:00:02:59

A Clip From The 2006/07 Vancouver Canucks (Patreon Exclusive)

11/6/2020
This is a clip from November's Patreon-exclusive bonus episode which is a deep dive on the 2006/07 Vancouver Canucks. In this clip, Ryan and Arash look back at the 'Vote For Rory' campaign. Long before the John Scott controversy, the NHL got really upset about some fans making a 'mockery' of the sanctity of NHL All-Star fan voting In this bonus episode, Ryan and Arash do a deep dive on the 2006/07 Vancouver Canucks season. The team is in a transitional phase as the Sedins weren't quite the...

Duration:00:03:36

277 - The Nate Schmidt Salary Dump Weekend!

10/14/2020
Some long time Canucks head east to Cow Town and one hell of a Vegas salary cap dump comes to Vancouver! Thanksgiving has come and gone but boy is there a lot of gourd talk this week! Ryan, Geeta, Dave and PON Black Ace Arash Memarzadeh gather this week to discuss a rollercoaster of emotions that was NHL free agency. Several former Canucks got their big pay days, while Tyler Toffoli and Troy Stecher get sensible and affordable deals in the Eastern Conference. They discuss Taylor Hall...

Duration:01:23:27

276 - Oliver Ekman-Distraction

10/6/2020
Oliver Ekman-Larsson could be on the move to Vancouver? We're not sure... nobody is. Ryan, Geeta, a returning Dave and PON Black Ace Arash Memarzadeh gather this week to discuss all the buzz around the Canucks possibly trading for OEL. What would need to go Arizona's way? How much salary would be retained? And is this a player the Canucks really need right now? They discuss Tyler Toffoli possibly walking as a free agent, the possibility of Marc-Andre Fleury becoming a Canuck and a look at...

Duration:01:04:21

275 - Steven Stamkos' Stanley Cup Cosplay

9/29/2020
Steven Stamkos has his Stanley Cup and the 2020 NHL Bubble is officially over! Ryan, Geeta and PON Black Ace Arash Memarzadeh gather this week as the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs come to a close. The Bolts take home their second Stanley Cup in franchise history. They look at their incredible run, the Dallas Stars' running out of gas and momentum and just what might happen next as arguably the craziest NHL Free Agent Frenzy will soon be upon us. They discuss the possibilities of an Erik Cernak...

Duration:01:03:21