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White Towel

Jun 28, 2019

Patrick Johnston and Paul Chapman take a look back at the draft and then ahead to free agency.
How did the Canucks do with their nine picks? Why was the reception for Vasili Podkolzin initially mixed?
With reflection what do we make of the J.T. Miller trade?
The Canucks seem set to sign Tyler Myers but might they...

Jun 22, 2019

Patrick Johnston explains why Vancouver Canucks general manager Jim Benning made a home run pick in taking big Russian forward Vasili Podkolzin. 

Jun 13, 2019

Paul Chapman is joined by longtime Vancouver broadcaster Dave Pratt in this special edition of the White Towel.
Dave talks about his new podcast, The Prattcast, weighs in on the current plight of the Canucks, the NHL draft, and even bike lanes.
He also talks about the sun setting on sports radio in Vancouver and...

Jun 11, 2019

In the movie Draft Day, the Cleveland Browns' owner takes the GM to an amusement park and tells him he wants to make a "big splash".
Is the same scenario in the offing for Jim Benning and the Canucks?
Patrick Johnston and Ed Willes take a look at the state of play with just over a week to go until the NHL Entry...

Jun 4, 2019

Patrick Johnston and Ben Kuzma talk about whether the Canucks might stand pat at the draft or move up, who the Canucks are looking to pick at 10th overall, take stock of the Alex Edler situation, and list  some valuable lessons taught by the St. Louis Blues.