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The VANcast with Dayal and Lalji: A show about the Vancouver Canucks
55 minutes | Jan 26, 2023
Analyzing Andrei Kuzmenko’s extension and Rick Tocchet’s arrival
Farhan and Harman breakdown the extension for winger Andrei Kuzmenko who signed a two year bridge deal worth 11 million dollars. The guys talk about the possibility of another offer being made to Bo Horvat, JT Miller's minutes, and analyze the truly dreadful effort by the team in new head coach Rick Tocchet's second game, a 6-1 loss to the Seattle Kraken. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
94 minutes | Jan 23, 2023
Bruce, there he goes - The VANcast Live Room
Farhan Lalji, Thomas Drance and Harman Dayal discuss the Canucks announcement to relieve Bruce Boudreau of his coaching duties, hire Rick Tocchet as the 21st head coach in franchise history and how the organization handled this entire fiasco. This episode was originally recorded on Sunday, January 22nd as part of a live room. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
72 minutes | Jan 20, 2023
Frank Corrado breaks down the Canucks 'soap opera' season
Thomas Drance and Farhan Lalji are joined by former Canuck defensemen and current TSN Hockey Analyst Frank Corrado. The boys get Frankie's take on what it's like to play in Vancouver and what it's like to play in a hostile environment when a team is struggling as bad as the Canucks are. They look back on Jim Rutherford's explosive press conference from earlier this week, the new rumours that Bruce Boudreau is set to coach his final two games as the bench boss, and how the instability of the Canucks organization does not go unnoticed by perspective free agents. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
71 minutes | Jan 17, 2023
Jim Rutherford speaks: Dissecting his plan to fix the Canucks
Jim Rutherford meets the media on Monday morning and doesn't hold back. Farhan and Harman dissect Rutherford's availability which touched on the season ending surgery for Tanner Pearson, Quinn Hughes comments on how the handled the injury, the ongoing rumours concerning Bruce Boudreau's future as bench boss, Bo Horvat's future with the club and other plans leading up to the trade deadline and if the Canucks should sell as many assets to rebuild or re tool this roster? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
84 minutes | Jan 13, 2023
High Event Day for the Canucks with OEL Benching, Tanner Pearson season ending injury Quinn Hughes comments and another loss
Farhan and Drancer look back on the Canucks 5-4 loss to the Lightning in Tampa and for the 19th time in 412 games, Vancouver has given up 5 or more goals in a game. In a high event day for the Canucks, which included Quinn Hughes 'That wasn't handled right' comment on the Tanner Pearson season ending injury, Oliver Ekman-Larsson being a healthy scratch and Rick Tochett rumours to Vancouver gave Drancer and Lalji plenty to talk about. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
55 minutes | Jan 9, 2023
OEL and Myers concerns, the Kuzmenko show and is Horvat to the Avs still a fit?
On Bruce Boudreau's 68th birthday, Harman and Farhan look back on the Jekyll and Hyde weekend for the Canucks which included a 3-2 come from behind win vs Colorado on Friday and another brutal defensive effort in a 7-4 loss ton Winnipeg on Sunday. The guys praise the season of Andrei Kuzmenko lament the defensive pair of OEL and Tyler Myers and take a look at the rekindled chemistry between JT. Miller and Elias Pettersson. Plus, the guys discuss if the Colorado Avalanche are a good fit for Captain Bo Horvat with the NHL trade deadline less than 60 days out. Get a FREE 1-year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase at athleticgreens.com/Vancast Get 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code NHL23 at Manscaped.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
68 minutes | Jan 4, 2023
Vancouver’s tank race, the Miller conundrum and Canucks prospects at WJC
On the first VANcast of the new year, Farhan and Harman lament the new year, with the same old team, as the Canucks currently sit 25th overall in the NHL in the midst of a three game losing streak. The guys discuss the many giveaways in the loss to the NY islanders, JT Miller getting booed during the player intros and Bo Horvat who continues to excel in his free agent year and if the Canucks should sell off their assets immediately, and make a run for Connor Bedard. Cam Robinson from Elite Prospects joins to discuss the 2023 World Junior Hockey Championships, Bedard's tournament for the ages and Cam gives us an update on Canuck prospects Jonathan Lekkerimäki and Elias Pettersson (the defenceman) for Sweden, and Finland's goalie Aku Koskenvuo at the tournament. Cancel unwanted subscriptions – and manage your expenses the easy way – by going to http://RocketMoney.com/VANCAST Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
88 minutes | Dec 20, 2022
Elias Pettersson's development into a star highlights the Vancouver Canucks year end review
On this edition of the VANcast, Farhan and Harm look back on a tumultuous year for the Vancouver Canucks. They guys discuss Elias Pettersson's longterm future in Vancouver, a review of General Manager Patrik Allvin's first year on the job, the JT Miller trade watch which turned into a multi year extension, Quinn Hughes’ two-way play stabilizing after nightmare 2021 defensive season, the OEL/Garland trade officially becomes a disaster, the up and down year for Thatcher Demko, the team winning the Kuzmenko sweepstakes and the trade watch for Brock Boeser and Captain Bo Horvat. Plus Harman provides a fresh update on the team after twin 5-1 losses to Winnipeg and St. Louis and the demotion of Nils Höglander ahead of the Canucks final two games before the Christmas break hosting Seattle on Wednesday and facing the Oilers on Edmonton on Friday. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
70 minutes | Dec 12, 2022
Bo Horvat reportedly rejects Canucks offer, is a trade on the horizon?
Harman and Farhan discuss Bo Horvat's camp turning down the Canucks latest offer, and the teams focus being on the trade market now. The guys debate J.T. Miller moving back to centre, Spencer Martin's run of good form, Ethan Bear's next contract what Luke Schenn's potential trade value is and Farhan and Harm address the rift between Zdeno Chara and Kevin Bieksa and the 2011 Stanley Cup final. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
74 minutes | Dec 8, 2022
Live Room post game VAncast after Canucks beat Sharks in OT
Thomas Drance and Farhan Lalji host a live room post game show after the Canucks wild 6-5 overtime win over the Sharks in San Jose on Wednesday night. The Canucks, 8-3 in their past 11 games, are two points out of a playoff spot. This show was originally recorded as a live room on Wednesday evening, December 7th, 2022. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
62 minutes | Dec 6, 2022
Canucks’ wild comeback win and what could the Brock Boeser trade market look like?
Harman and Farhan look back on an insanely improbable comeback win for the Canucks over Montreal from Monday night. The guys go in-depth on Brock Boeser's longterm future with the Canucks as a change of scenery looks inevitable for the former first rounder. Plus the guys discuss the injury to Thatcher Demko, and the Canucks concerns in net, J.T. Miller's playful side and Harm introduces Farhan to the world of modern rap! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
53 minutes | Nov 30, 2022
Bo Horvat’s next contract, Vasily Podkolzin’s AHL demotion and a goaltending controversy?
Farhan and Harm recap another disappointing home ice loss for the Canucks, as the Capitals put five on the board on Tuesday night. The guys talk about the goaltending controversy between Spencer Martin and Thatcher Demko, the team sending down Jack Rathbone and Vasily Podkolzin, the lack of production from Conor Garland and what Bo Horvat's next contract could look like, and if the Canucks have a chance to re-sign their captain. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
79 minutes | Nov 28, 2022
Canucks riding a three game win streak!
Thomas Drance and Farhan Lalji present a live post game edition of the VANcast after the Canucks OT win, Sunday night vs San Jose. The guys debate what this win streak means for the forever in flux Canucks, Spencer Martin vs Thatcher Demko and when Vasily Podkolzin gets back in this lineup. Plus the guys address the Rachel Doerrie tweet, claiming she has filed a human rights complaint against the organization and assistant general manager Emilie Castonguay. This episode was originally recorded as a Live Room on Sunday, November 27th at 8pm Pacific. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
63 minutes | Nov 22, 2022
The Schenn glue factor and why isn’t Pettersson treated like an elite two-way centre?
Harman and Farhan look back on the Canucks 5-4 loss to Vegas from Monday night, which was Vancouver's seventh 2 goal blown lead in the first 19 games of the season. The guys take a look at the top line of Miller, Horvat and Boeser who have struggled defensively, the positive play of Luke Schenn, Thatcher Demko's bad luck, and why isn’t Elias Pettersson deployed like an elite two-way centre? Plus the guys take a look at the Canucks upcoming road trip with games against Colorado, Vegas and San Jose. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
64 minutes | Nov 14, 2022
Can the Canucks realistically tank for Connor Bedard?
Farhan and Harman recap a disappointing weekend for the Canucks with losses in Toronto and Boston and wonder how much longer Bruce Boudreau can survive as head coach of Vancouver's team. The guys discuss individual player trends, J.T. Miller's indifference to defence, Bo Horvat and Elias Pettersson's long-term future in Vancouver, the return of Brock Boeser, benching Nils Höglander and Andrei Kuzmenko, the injury to Vasily Podkolzin and can the Canucks realistically tank for Connor Bedard. Plus we stick tap Henrik and Daniel Sedin and Roberto Luongo who officially are inducted into Hockey's Hall of Fame, Monday night in Toronto. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
77 minutes | Nov 9, 2022
Canucks respond to Jim Rutherford criticism with big win in Ottawa
Thomas Drance and Farhan Lalji host a post game live room after the Canucks big 6-4 win in Ottawa over the Senators. The guys praise Spencer Martin and Bo Horvat but acknowledge that the Canucks were lucky to get the win with how they performed in the first two periods of the game. The guys also respond to Canuck president Jim Rutherford's harsh critique of Bruce Boudreau and how he coaches the team and ask is this the most unlikeable the Canucks organization has been since the Mike Keenan/Mark Messier era? This podcast was originally recorded as a Live Room on Tuesday, November 8th. 31:29.62 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
59 minutes | Nov 7, 2022
Ethan Bear is a steal, Podkolzin’s scratch and is Rathbone not part of Canucks’ long-term plans?
On this edition of the VANcast, Harman and Farhan discuss the Canucks disappointing Saturday night blown lead loss to Nashville, but the positive play of Ethan Bear, Nils Höglander, and Andrei Kuzmenko. The guys debate the Vasily Podkolzin scratch, the logjam on defense. the pending return of Travis Dermott, the long term plans for Jack Rathbone and when we might expect Brock Boeser to return on the upcoming road trip which takes Vancouver through Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto, Boston and Buffalo. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
59 minutes | Nov 2, 2022
Canucks win streak snapped after another thud at home vs the Devils
Farhan and Harman discuss the Canucks 5-2 loss to the New Jersey Devils with the negatives outweighing the positives. The guys discuss the same puck management errors, OEL and Tyler Myers conditioning and Thatcher Demko allowing that one bad goal. However, on the plus side, Bo Horvat is second in the NHL in goal scoring and newcomer Ethan Bear looked solid in his 18 minutes on the blueline on Tuesday night. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
62 minutes | Nov 1, 2022
Canucks breathing a bit easier after two wins in a row ahead of a date with Jack Hughes and the NJ Devils
Thomas Drance and Farhan Lalji present a live room VANcast on Halloween afternoon, discussing the Canucks two win streak, Patrik Allvin and Jim Rutherford's response to the tams challenging start, Thatcher Demko's goaltending, the acquisition of Ethan Bear and the love that Canuck fans have for head coach Bruce Boudreau. Plus the guys take your calls and comments as the Canucks prepare for their next game Tuesday night when they host the New Jersey Devils. This podcast was originally recorded on October 31st as a live room for the Athletic NHL. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
58 minutes | Oct 25, 2022
The Canucks nightmare start to the season continues
Farhan and Harman look back on the Canucks 7th straight loss to start the season, a 3-2 home decision loss at the hands of the Carolina Hurricanes and the loss on Saturday night to Buffalo. The guys discuss Jim Rutherford's comments on the team and coach Bruce Boudreau on After Hours on Hockey Night in Canada, the merits of a true rebuild, the play of Thatcher Demko, the injury to Quinn Hughes the long term future for Bo Horvat in Vancouver and the week that was for the embattled JT Miller. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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