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5 quotes that stood out from Travis Green’s introductory press conference

As introductory press conferences go, Wednesday’s unveiling of Travis Green as the 19th head coach in the history of the Vancouver Canucks was unremarkable. Along with the requisite photo opportunities with President of Hockey Operations Trevor Linden and General Manager Jim Benning, Green skillfully stickhandled his way through close to 40 minutes of questions laying…

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How the ‘Gold Plan’ would’ve looked for the 2017 Draft

With the NHL draft lottery this weekend, fans are waiting with bated breath to see how the first round shapes up. There is a debate to be had about the current draft set-up. Despite the lottery, it does to some degree promote tanking to ensure that your team has the best odds heading into it….

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Canucks name Travis Green as head coach

The worst kept secret has come true today, as the Canucks have officially named Travis Green as their head coach: Welcome Coach Green! https://t.co/qGECnnlIvp — Vancouver Canucks (@Canucks) April 26, 2017 It was reported by Dan Murphy earlier this week that Green has signed a four year contract. Green had been the head coach of…

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WWYDW: The Luxurious Defense

It’s been a surprisingly busy news week for the Canucks. Not only did the club announce Travis Green as their next head coach, but Nikita Tryamkin also indicated he will return to his native Russia next season and will not re-sign with the Canucks. Last week’s edition of WWYDW focused on the former, and this…