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This Week in Anguish

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Canada

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English

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Episodes

Ep 18: Instagrammarian (2018/01/21)

1/21/2018
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This week in anguish: - We’re going to the game on Tuesday, so we turn to our as-yet-unachievable bucket list dream. Also, do we have it in us to be Larscheiders one day? - Ardella anoints game 1 of the 2011 Western Conference Finals as her favourite game she’s ever seen live - Yappy Lappy, Mason Raymond and a 2nd are impending Olympians. This is strange - We go shopping for a new general manager, and wind up ordering off-menu Thanks for listening! If you liked the show, tell a...

Duration: 00:55:18


Ep 17: Anomaly Juolevi (2018/01/07)

1/7/2018
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This week in anguish: - 2017 is in the books. How will we remember it? - We remain bitterly jealous of the Golden Knights' successes, and debate the concept of nocturnal influenza - Just how dumb are outdoor hockey games? Our column - Living and dying with the baby Nucks at the World Juniors Thanks for listening! If you liked the show, tell a friend. Feel free to leave us a rating or review on iTunes, and follow us on twitter @thisweeknucks. We can be reached by email at...

Duration: 01:09:56


Ep 16: Aud Tuten (2017/12/20)

12/22/2017
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This week in anguish: - We unclutch our pearls as Brock Boeser returns to the fold - Why were the last two seasons so, so awful, and how come this one isn’t (yet) - Checking the passports of hockey players both recent and decrepit, as we visit the surprising hockey hotbed of Alabama - Angst and anticipation intertwine as we get ready for the World Juniors Thanks for listening! If you liked the show, tell a friend. Feel free to leave us a rating or review on iTunes, and follow us on...

Duration: 00:59:17


Ep 15: An "A" in Grump-Adjusted Terms (2017/12/10)

12/10/2017
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This week in anguish: - It's the goalies' and defencemen's turns to get called to the carpet and receive their inviolable, unbiased interim grades from Ardella and Tristan - In short: we love Troy Stecher and will seek out whatever stats we need to buttress that affection - We don't know what we got in the Tan-Man til he's gone - We're ready for the Gudbranson era to come to an end in Vancouver, but are a bit sad to see the back of Mr. Jordan Subban - Tristan rolls out the красный...

Duration: 01:16:06


Ep 14: The Pancake Curve (2017/12/03)

12/3/2017
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This week in anguish: - What really is "youth", and do the Canucks have it? - Brock and Bo's road trip to the MLB NHL Network studio - Grading the Canucks' forwards at the quarter pole mark of the season (You will probably be surprised at who Ardella gave an A++ to, and who Tristan hung a participant ribbon on) Thanks for listening! If you liked the show, tell a friend. Feel free to leave us a rating or review on iTunes, and follow us on twitter @thisweeknucks. We can be reached by...

Duration: 01:14:59


Ep 13: A Canuck Never Is, But Always To Be Blessed (2017/11/26)

12/1/2017
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This (belated) week in anguish: - Strange moments in post-game word choices - Hearing from the three-headed honcho and dissecting Aquilini's, Linden's, and Benning's latest interviews - Fixing the front office once and for all - A brief history of 1000 point players - Pre-litigating the Sedins' cases as Hall of Fame players - Appreciating Brock Boeser's shot, hair, and demeanour, and wading into the great Boeser nickname debate. Thanks for listening! If you liked the show, tell a...

Duration: 01:44:18


Ep 12: We Shall Fight Them Ponderously on the Beaches (2017/11/19)

11/19/2017
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This week in anguish: - Referee recriminations as the Canucks get robbed...unless they didn't - We take a break to warm our hands by the fires being set by seemingly every Canucks prospect in every league around the world - Flexing our Athletic Vancouver membership cards and talking about the state of this strange little country club we've joined - The Golden Knights come to town and make Ardella very upset, but weren't the Millionaires hockey's original upstart expansion team? - PDO,...

Duration: 01:16:01


Ep 11: Bring Our Little Sheep Back Home Again (2017/11/12)

11/13/2017
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This week in anguish: - The ostrich effect is in full force as the Canucks' fortunes decline on all fronts - The name "Mark Messier" is uttered on this program for hopefully the last time as we chew over and spit out his weird napkin-scrawled contract - Yulin' with the Page gets a spot in the BC Sports Hall of Fame, so we celebrate by mewling at the de-localization of sports media - We can't decide if he's the honey badger or our poor little black sheep, but either way we want Jannik...

Duration: 00:59:26


Ep 10: What Do We Know? (2017/11/05)

11/8/2017
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This week in anguish: - We thumb our noses at the concept of "released on Sundays" - After two years of wallowing, we take a welcome break and revel in the Killer B's bravura breakout against the Penguins - Reflecting on just how wrong we were in our pre-season scouting of Jacob "Madman" Markstrom and Anders "the Architect" Nilsson - We give the Flames, Leafs, and Oilers some serious locker room bulletin board material. Luckily, I don't think they're listening You listened, though....

Duration: 01:14:07


Ep 9: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Week (2017/10/29)

10/30/2017
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This week in anguish: - Our Canucks fandom gets taken into the shop for a tuneup - Paeans for Pettersson (and Juolevi, and Dahlen, and Gaudette, and…) - A (the?) very brief history of female play-by-play announcers - The Sedins pass the scoring torch to a swarm of B’s Thanks for listening! If you liked the show, tell a friend. Feel free to leave us a rating or review on iTunes, and follow us on twitter @thisweeknucks. We can be reached by email at thisweekinanguish@gmail.com.

Duration: 00:46:31


Ep 8: Raving into the Abyss (2017/10/23)

10/24/2017
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This week in anguish: - We ask the hard-hitting questions, like, "When was the last enjoyable game the Canucks played in Boston?" - The answer is January 15, 1996 - Glaring jealously at the cool kids playing with their Claytons and Mikhails, while dad can't even figure out how to put our Olli together yet - Whatever happened to the idea of a home broadcast? - The Canucks take a pitiful page from the Grizzlies playbook - Derek, Jakey, and Corey save the day Thanks for listening! If...

Duration: 00:40:48


Ep 7: Sit Down, Be Humble (2017/10/15)

10/15/2017
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This week in anguish: - A surprisingly musical episode that is 100% about the Canucks, but only 1% about what actually happened on the ice this week - Tristan’s gambling career ends with a $35 whimper - Why season ticket holders are the real heroes - A defence of the chomp-and-see system of oral security - The dulcet electrotones of Pacific Coliseum - If you were an NHLer, what would your goal song be? - A forlorn retrospective on Radim Vrbata’s two-faced Canucks career - What Troy...

Duration: 00:47:06


Ep 6: I Don't Want to Care, But I Do (2017/10/08)

10/8/2017
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This week in anguish: - Guest-host and best friend of the pod Sascha Paruk makes his triumphant debut. - The inner sanctum makes plans for any future game sevens and/or apocalypses. - Curves. What are they, and why are the Canucks always behind them? - We get acquainted with the excessively comfy Derek Pouliot (aka prairie Kyle Wellwood). - Tristan makes his first ever bet and then wins it, leading to a new and crippling gambling addiction. - Sweet surly Moses, the Canucks just won a...

Duration: 00:59:36


Ep 5: Intrepid and Abandoned (2017/10/01)

10/2/2017
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This week in anguish: - How to ruin a Baertschi in one step or fewer - Why Virtanen goals are like the spring equinox - Travis Green's jowly gravitas - A can't-miss get rich quick scheme - An informative pamphlet entitled "Slashing, your crumbling hopes, and you" Follow us on twitter @thisweeknucks, and consider leaving us a rating or review on iTunes. You can get ahold of us via email at thisweekinanguish@gmail.com.

Duration: 00:35:03


Ep 4: We Lost All Our Favourite Swamp Creatures (2017/09/24)

9/24/2017
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This week in anguish: - the good, the bad, and the ugly of the Canucks' preseason thus far - if the Canucks lose a game in China but it doesn't get a boxscore, does it make a sound? - a trip down nightmarish memory lane to relive that year in anguish with your 1997-98 Vancouver Canucks Please consider leaving us a rating or review on Apple Podcasts or wherever you've found us, and follow us on Twitter @thisweeknucks.

Duration: 01:09:18


Ep 3: Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Might Lose (2017/09/17)

9/17/2017
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This week in anguish: - Tristan goes to training camp and pretends to know what he's looking at - We receive a letter from the two best people - The rarely-discussed connection between Ryan Johnson and the Franco-Prussian War Follow us on Twitter @thisweeknucks, and if you'd like, please leave us a rating or review on Apple Podcasts or wherever you find us.

Duration: 01:04:42


Ep 2: I Need No Other Evidence (2017/09/10)

9/10/2017
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This week: - a dose of Canuck luck - first impressions of the Young Stars - the newly principled sport of hockey - an exhaustive examination of Sportsnet 650's first week in existence

Duration: 01:26:21


Ep 1: We Shall See (2017/09/05)

9/5/2017
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This week: - Who are we? Why might you want to listen to us talk about the Vancouver Canucks? - Mulling over the Canucks' 2017 crop of free agent signings

Duration: 01:33:24