Our NHL Insider and Host of Ray and Dregs, Darren Dreger joined Matt and Blake in his usual Wednesday slot. Talked about players that he feels could be on the move. Talked about the way the Canucks are trending and if ownership is pushing Rutherford to make the playoffs. Talked about what Hamonic would look like on a contending team. Talked about the potential of a Canucks and Leafs trade. Talked about the Vegas Golden Knights. Talked about who he thinks will be the biggest piece to move at the deadline. Says it’s not a shocker but should be Giroux. Florida feels like the best fit. Hertl looks like he’ll be resigning in SJS.
Jeff Paterson joined us after a big Canucks win vs the Devils. Talked about how they got right back into the middle of things, playoff race wise. Talked about our poll question and who most deserves a contract extension. Certainly Lammikko deserves a need and raise in pay. Hands down it’s Bruce, to answer the question. Talked about Scott Walker being back with the team. Was in the box last night, not sure when he will be back behind the bench after taking a puck to the head in a game. Talked about the defensive core. It’s a bit of a cast of misfits but they have got way more mileage on this group. It hasn’t slowed them down since the coach took over. Talked about the Canucks race for MVP, between Miller and Demko. Says that Thatcher wasn’t even welcome on the ice at practice today. Talked about the incredible run of form the Botchford Project winners. Of the 6, 5 requested skaters and all 5 have scored on the day of.
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