Is John Tortorella the Next Coach of the Vancouver Canucks?

And because Friday needed more news from the coaching department, there are multiple reports coming out of Vancouver that former New York Rangers coach John Tortorella is set to be named the next head coach of the Canucks. Of course, we all know that Alain Vigneault was formally named the head coach of Tortorella’s formerContinue reading “Is John Tortorella the Next Coach of the Vancouver Canucks?”

Kesler Gets 6-Year Extension

The Vancouver Canucks have locked up another key piece to the puzzle in signing Ryan Kesler to a 6-year extension. Kesler has been having a banner year offensively and is really coming into his own as a defensive forward worth taking seriously. The 25-year-old was one of the highlights of the American Olympic team, too,Continue reading “Kesler Gets 6-Year Extension”

Canucks Shunning CBC

Saturday saw the Vancouver Canucks turn down all interview requests with the CBC, demonstrating that their feud with HNIC host Ron MacLean may not be all that ready to wind up. The Canucks were, rightly in my opinion, upset over MacLean’s hit piece on the Alex Burrows-Stephane Auger piece that ran on January 16. InContinue reading “Canucks Shunning CBC”

NHL Fines Leafs for Tampering

As I reported yesterday, the Vancouver Canucks sought out league action after accusing the Toronto Maple Leafs of tampering. It seems that the allegations carried some weight, as the Leafs’ organization has now been fined an “undisclosed amount” by the NHL. According to the league, Leafs head coach Ron Wilson broke the NHL’s tampering bylawContinue reading “NHL Fines Leafs for Tampering”

Canucks Set to File Tampering Charges Against Leafs

Brian Burke may soon have some explaining to do. The Leafs have been accused of tampering by the Vancouver Canucks. Vancouver GM Mike Gillis told TEAM 1040 that his club is pursuing charges against the Toronto Maple Leafs after Burke’s comments about a proposed Canucks trade with the Tampa Bay Lightning were made public. TheContinue reading “Canucks Set to File Tampering Charges Against Leafs”