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The Pat-cast: Free agents and fire works

Who are these guys? It’s the Pat-cast powered by Eagle Ridge GM. Jeff Paterson and Jason Botchford look at how all the new guys fit in. Is it still a rebuild? There’s a run-through on the six signing. Who’s intriguing at prospects camp? Oh and five minutes about fireworks.

Duration: 01:01:09

The Patcast: Special Draft Day edition

This week on The Patcast Jeff Paterson and Jason Botchford: – Rate the Canucks weekend at the NHL entry draft – Go in depth on the Elias Pettersson pick and what the pick means for the future of the Sedins – Talk about the Canucks taking analytics into account when making selections – Talk about […]

Duration: 00:55:01

The Pat-cast: Viva Las Vegas

It’s draft week. Jeff Paterson and Jason Botchford are back with the Pat-cast, this week a live recording at Eagle Ridge GM. It’s all things expansion draft and entry draft. Which Canuck will set sail for the desert? Luca Sbisa? Brendan Gaunce? Someone else? Who will the Canucks pick on Friday, if they pick at […]

Duration: 01:04:28

The Patcast: The Show Must Go On

Jeff Paterson is joined by Patrick Johnson who is filling in for Jason Botchford. The pair discuss Botch’s big win in the best use of social & digital category from Paul Carson Awards for his work on The Provies and, of course, the Patcast. They preview the Patcast on location at EagleRidge GM on Monday […]

Duration: 00:36:56

What are the Canucks considering at 5th overall?

Province hockey writer Ben Kuzma joins Patrick Johnston for a look inside the Canucks’ draft room. What is GM Jim Benning weighing about the fifth overall pick in the 2017 draft? There are some interesting players to be had. Number 5 has been a solid NHLer in recent drafts — so there’s a good chance […]

Duration: 00:15:39

The Pat-cast: Can you tell the Sedins apart?

It’s the Pat-cast with Jeff Paterson and Jason Botchford powered by Eagle Ridge GM. The boys have a beef with podcast guru and Morning Skater Patrick Johnston. What do they have to do to get some love in the Province Sports daily roundup? More importantly, how about the big win for the Trade Tanev crowd? […]

Duration: 01:00:16

Can we put the Senators on the NHL’s all-time best list?

There’s much to admire in the Ottawa Senators, who have the right lineup and the right coach — or so it seems anyway. The NHL released its top 20 teams of all time finalists this week, and there’s lots to dig in there. Plus, some thoughts on the Lions ahead of next week’s launch of […]

Duration: 00:27:32

The Pat-cast: Hello Old Friend

It’s round 3 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, and everyone is talking about Ryan Kesler. Jeff Paterson and Jason Botchford weigh in on the guy they call Old 17 on the newest episode of The Pat-cast, powered by Eagle Ridge GM. Of course there’s a trip down memory lane to the 2011 playoffs, and a […]

Duration: 01:08:42

Chapman and Willes: Chasing playoff luck

Chapman is still on the shelf. But PJ is here to join Ed Willes. The Oilers are out. So are the Capitals. One has a promising outlook – the other is spinning into “will it ever work” land? And Ottawa…are Canada’s last hope. Wait what? Jim Benning is in Paris, looking at mid-range European talent. […]

Duration: 00:33:30

The Pat-cast: Will he waive?

It’s another week, another round almost done in the Stanley Cup Playoffs and yes, another episode of the Pat-cast, powered by Eagle Ridge GM. Jeff Paterson and Jason Botchford take a look at changes in the local sports writing business, ponder trading the Sedins, explain why Ryan MIller needs to be in Anaheim for Game […]

Duration: 00:57:38

The Pat-cast: Lottery Balls

Well that happened. The Canucks tanked and ended up 5th. So, trade up? Trade down? Jeff Paterson and Jason Botchford are back with the Pat-cast, powered by Eagle Ridge GM and wondering how Drancer got into the lottery room itself. JPat was at the Canucks’ draft lottery event, where he learned a bit one on […]

Duration: 00:59:04

Chapman and Willes on lottery possibilities

It’s draft lottery time for the Canucks and Paul and Ed discuss options for the Canucks if they land in the cherised top two spots, and options if they don’t. The track record for the Canucks when it comes to drafts and luck isn’t exactly littered with success and Ed recounts the wheel of misfortune […]

Duration: 00:33:46

The Pat-cast: A new coach. A fond farewell

Nikita, we hardly knew ye. Jeff Paterson and Jason Botchford are back on the Pat-cast, powered by Eagle Ridge GM. It’s the second episode of the 2017 off-season and there’s still already tons to talk about. There’s a tribute to the BFG. What the heck happened? There’s new coach Travis Green. What’s his history? What’s […]

Duration: 01:00:09

Chapman and Willes say “so long Tryamkin”

Ed Willes joins Paul Chapman for some Province Sports Radio talk about the hits that just keep coming for the Canucks. What does the departure of Nikita Tryamkin mean for the Canucks? Does it change their draft strategy? Does it make people question the accumen of the front office? Ed surmises that the upside of […]

Duration: 00:31:38

The Pat-cast: Making up for a lost week

The Pat-cast is back. Yes, Jeff Paterson survived NYC. He missed last week’s media availiblities with the players, with management, and yes, with Willie Desjardins. Thankfully Jason Botchford is here to fill him in. Is Travis Green the next coach? Who is making that call anyway? The playoffs have been high-octane, so how long till […]

Duration: 00:58:18

What went wrong for the Canucks in 2016-17

Ed Willes joins Paul Chapman to pick over the carcass of the Canucks season. Fresh from fired coach Willie Desjardin’s press conference, Ed surmises that Willie just wasn’t a good fit in the end. He claims the former Canucks coach wanted more sandpaper in his team and that wasn’t what GM Jim Benning and President […]

Duration: 00:28:33

Chapman and Willes: Sinking Canucks, the Olympics, the Whitecaps’ direction and The Masters

Ed Willes joins Paul Chapman to talk about the Canucks, their epic sink below the Arizona Coyotes and what this season really means for their future. Ed believes this season is rock bottom and while the climb may be slow, they will be better from here on it. They talk about the NHL’s decision not […]

Duration: 00:38:19

What do the Canucks need to do to win back fans

What’s the state of the Canucks in this town? Are we just about events or are we a good sports town? Patrick Johnston and Steve Ewen don’t agree and will tell you why on the latest episode of Casual ‘Tuesday’ which is again on a Wednesday. Have the trades been right? Have the free agents? […]

Duration: 00:32:21

The Pat-cast: The end of the line

This is it. This is the last week of the Canucks’ 2016-17 season. Jeff Paterson and Jason Botchford are back with the Pat-cast, powered by Eagle Ridge GM. Let’s talk about Goldy. Let’s talk about the coach. Let’s talk about the general manager. Let’s talk about how far the Canucks have fallen in this second […]

Duration: 00:54:14

Canucks a-go for China

Ed Willes joins Paul Chapman to talk all about the Canucks announcement they’ll play preseason games in China to start next season. What does this mean for the NHL in the Olympics with this move clearly showing the league is courting the Asian audience? What will it mean for the Canucks in terms of disrupting […]

Duration: 00:33:35

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