Fantasy Hockey Podcast: 31 Beats: Vancouver Canucks, ft. Harman Dayal

Elan Dubrofsky


In the Keeping Karlsson Fantasy Hockey Podcast’s 31 Beats series, Elan and Brian are on a league-wide odyssey to explore the fantasy present and future landscapes of each of the NHL’s 31 teams, gathering info by interviewing the people who know them best: beat writers!

In this episode Elan is joined by Harman Dayal, beat writer at The Athletic for the Vancouver Canucks to talk about the Canucks’ 2019-20 season and what to expect moving forward. Topics discussed include:

  • Will Pettersson compete for the Art Ross soon?
  • What led to Boeser’s fall off before getting hurt?
  • Is J.T. Miller really this good?
  • Chances of Toffoli re-signing
  • Will Pearson hold his spot in the top 6?
  • How’s Podkolzin looking?
  • What should we expect Hughes’ ceiling to be?
  • Will Juolevi and/or Rathbone make the team soon?
  • What’s the short- and long-term plan in net?
  • and more!

Follow Harman on Twitter @harmandayal2 and keep up to date with all of his content at The Athletic.

Players discussed on this episode include Jacob Markstrom, Thatcher Demko, Michael DiPietro, Elias Pettersson, Brock Boeser, J.T. Miller, Tyler Toffoli, Bo Horvat, Tanner Pearson, Jake Virtanen,