The Florida Panthers and Vancouver Canucks experienced a tumultuous ending in yesterday’s 3-2 Canucks victory. After Daniel Sedin scored the game-winner, the two teams got into a bench brawl. Words, pushes and shoves were exchanged, but no actions crossed the line – well, except for Panthers color commentator Denis Potvin getting in on the action, calling Daniel Sedin a “low...
Trevor Linden, the President of Hockey Operations for the Vancouver Canucks, isn’t the biggest supporter of fighting in the NHL. Based on his comments seen in an interview with The Province, it actually sounds like he’s in favor of moving the league away from fighting. Here are Linden’s comments after he was questioned about his views on the role of fighting: “Fighting is...
VANCOUVER, British Columbia – The Vancouver Canucks hired Jim Benning as general manager Wednesday. Benning is the first significant hire made by Trevor Linden, the former Canucks star who took over as president of hockey operations after the team missed the playoffs for the first time in six years. The 51-year-old Benning spent the last eight seasons with the Boston Bruins, including...
Just one day after firing team president and general manager Mike Gillis, the Vancouver Canucks have named former player Trevor Linden as their president of hockey operations and alternate governor. Linden played for the Canucks for 16 seasons, including seven as team captain. “Today is a real honor,” Linden said in a press release. “I came to Vancouver 26 years ago, and...
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