Monthly Archives: February 2018

Episode #177 – Ottawa Is Sinking, Karlsson Don’t Wanna Swim

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One more week to enter our Brock Boeser jersey contest!

On the eve of the NHL Trade Deadline, Rick Nash is a Boston Bruin, Derick Brassard heads to greener Penguin pastures and they continue to debate the trade value of Thomas Vanek.

On the show this week, they discuss Rick Nash becoming a Boston Bruin, the rather high price they paid for an aging forward who’s best years are possibly behind him. What does this mean for Boston and for Jarome Iginla, who was practicing with the Providence Bruins recently?

They also discuss the Canucks’ deadline day, Jacob Markstrom’s ups and downs and an alternate universe where next season, Thatcher Demko would backup Roberto Luongo.

They look at Derick Brassard’s impressive playoff point production, what his addition means for the Penguins’ desires to three-peat and what it will take to take on the arms race rumours involving the Tampa Bay Lighting and Erik Karlsson.

Finally, they touch on the Olympics. The exciting NHL-free tournament and one hell of a gold medal game between Canada and the USA womens teams.

Enjoy!

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Episode #176 – 176 – Check The O.A.R, You Like It So Far?

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The Olympic Athletes from Russia are turning heads in South Korea, the Canadian team of ham and eggers aren’t nearly as dominant as one would expect and a very small portion of the country is watching at that hour!

Ryan, P Mac and Geeta gather on a rare Sunday PON brunchcast to discuss Jim Benning’s three year extension as GM of the Vancouver Canucks. A divided Palatial Estate discusses the pros and cons of such a move.

They also discuss the unusual Dion Phaneuf for Marian Gaborik trade Los Angeles and Ottawa made. If they made this trade 8 or 9 years ago, it would have been a huge deal. In 2018, it’s trading off bad contract for bad contract. An albatross exchange!

On the subject of the Senators, they discuss Eugene Melnyk’s odd new position, the organization willing to trade away Erik Karlsson and whether they could be gearing up to move the team in the middle of the night.

They discuss Loui Eriksson’s bad deal, who they would exchange his bad contract for in return for another player with a bad contract, discuss Thomas Vanek’s trade value and get ready as the Vancouver Canucks approach a very important trade deadline.

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Brock Boeser Jersey Contest!

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So we’re giving away a brand new Brock Boeser Adidas Adizero authentic Pro Canucks jersey this month!!

We wil be randomly drawing the lucky winner on Sunday, March 4th before we record that week’s podcast.

How to enter:

-Post a sales pitch on your Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Tell your friends about our show. Why they should listen, why you like the show, how they can listen and maybe even how they can win this Boeser jersey themselves!
Make sure you tag our official accounts in the posts so we can keep track of them and notify you that you are entered.

Facebook: @Pucksonnetca Twitter: @Pucksonnetca Instagram: @Pucksonnet

Don’t use social media? Email us at pucksonnetca@gmail.com and tell us how you promoted the show this month. Maybe telling a friend, family member or co-worker about the podcast or helping spread the word about the podcast some how. Email us and tell us what you did you’re entered.

 If you promote the show as listed above AND pledge $5 or more on our Patreon, you will get a second entry in the Boeser jersey contest!

The jersey winner will be randomly drawn, but we want to encourage creativity and originality in you spreading the word. So, we will also vote on our favourite social media post or email and the winner will receive a Vancouver Canucks jersey shirt of the player and size of their choosing!

You can promote over all three platforms if you’d like, and we totally encourage this, but there is only one entry per person (unless you are a PON Patreon backer)

The grand prize winner of the Brock Boeser Vancouver Canucks jersey will be able to choose their preferred size as well. This is not a ‘one size fits all’ type of contest. You’re 5 feet tall and want a size small? You get a size small! (Our own Geeta is sporting a large by the way!)

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Good luck everybody!

Episode #175 – Whiskey Drinkers ‘N No Trade Clauses

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Jacob Markstrom is getting shutouts, but he’s also beefing with Vancouver media for misquoting him.

Geeta, P Mac and Ryan join you this week to discuss Alex Burrows’ 10 game suspension for kneeing Taylor Hall in the head. Burrows’ did not appeal it and this one of the more dangerous and serious things the former Canuck has done in his career.

They also discuss Jacob Markstrom’s up’s and downs. From being misquoted and sounding like he threw his team under the bus (he didn’t) and bouncing back following a team meeting to get a shutout.

They also discuss PK Subban’s visit in Montreal and some heated moments with former teammate Brendan Gallagher. Following Saturday’s game, it’s safe to say we know who wasn’t a fan of PK in the Habs dressing room.

They discuss their 10 team No Trade Clause lists, Canucks trades they wish they could reverse and answer some other great Twitter questions

They’re also giving away a Brock Boeser jersey! Want to enter? Listen to the show and find out how!

Listen to this week’s 5 Minutes for Paying for our $5+ Patreon backers. Ryan discusses some odd Bumble matches he’s had, Geeta shares some common male profile trends, Ryan’s early mornings and bronze medals.

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Episode #174 – Fisher’s Price

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Mike Fisher is coming back. Out of retirement! Ready to win the Cup for Smashville! But why? And for how much?

P Mac, Ryan and PON Black Ace Simon join you this week to discuss Mike Fisher and the Nashville Predators. They also talk about the New York Rangers’ putting a plethora of veteran talent and leadership up on the trade block. Where will Rick Nash wind up THIS time?

They also discuss the Sedins looking to extend their careers in Vancouver. If it’s worth it and for how much? They also keep a keen eye on the Calder Trophy race as Mathew Barzal’s point production is heating up, but while Brock Boeser is scoring really really pretty goals for the Canucks sending their fans home happy in inevitable losses?

They’re look at the new measures the new owner of the Carolina Hurricanes is rolling out to win the fans over, create new ones and a much more fan friendly team, and holy crap, look at that, Phil Kessel is second in NHL scoring, how the hell did that happen?

Finally, the boys discuss their favourite games they ever went to in person and look at the the 13 possible names of the Seattle expansion team.

Enjoy!

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