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Vancouver Canucks Fire Head Coach Alain Vigneault

Link to Media<p>After another first-round exit in the Stanley Cup playoffs, the Vancouver Canucks have fired head coach Alain Vigneault and his staff.<p>The Canucks announced the news on the team website.<p>We have made the very difficult decision to relieve Alain Vigneault, Rick Bowness and Newell Brown of …

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Canucks fire head coach Alain Vigneault

In a "results-orientated business," two consecutive ejections in the first round of the playoffs spelled the end of head coach Alain Vigneault's seven-year tenure in charge of the Vancouver Canucks.<p>Vigneault, who won more games than any other coach in the team's mostly unremarkable four-decade …

Alain Vigneault fired by Canucks; who takes over the coaching gig in Vancouver?

Vancouver Canucks GM Mike Gillis didn’t mince words during his postseason press conference, calling the team’s 2012-13 campaign a “terrible season” …

Alain Vigneault fired by Canucks after seven season

Alain Vigneault has been fired as head coach of the Vancouver Canucks. Two assistant coaches, Newell Brown and Rick Bowness, are gone as well.

Alain Vigneault Fired: Ranking the Best Candidates for Vancouver Canucks Coach

The Vancouver Canucks were eliminated from the NHL playoffs in disappointing fashion in each of the last three years, and on Wednesday, the team decided to fire head coach Alain Vigneault.<p>Louis Jean of TVA Sports was the first to report the news, and then the team made it official shortly …

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Duhatschek: Vigneault pays price for lack of playoff success

Just because the firing of Alain Vigneault was inevitable didn't make it fair or right.<p>Of course, as anyone involved in the world of professional sport can tell you, you stop believing in the concept of fair or right soon after you realize there's no tooth fairy either.<p>The Vancouver Canucks made it …

Cherry criticizes Canucks general manager Gillis on Coach’s Corner

Don Cherry says the wrong man has been removed from the Vancouver Canucks organization.<p>Hours after it was announced that head coach Alain Vigneault was fired, Cherry said Wednesday during the Coach's Corner segment on "Hockey Night in Canada" that Vancouver's general manager Mike Gillis is the …

Sweden has the opportunity to win an IIHF World Championship as the host country for the first time since the Soviet Union did it in 1986

Sweden has the opportunity to win an IIHF World Championship as the host country for the first time since the Soviet Union did it in 1986.<p>Sweden blanked Finland 3-0 in Saturday’s semi-final at Stockholm’s Globe Arena to advance to Sunday’s championship game.<p>The Soviet Union won a men’s world hockey title 27 years ago in Moscow.<p>“It’s about time. It’s about time,” Swedish forward Henrik Sedin said. “No pressure, just fun.“ (Photo by Andrej Isakovic/AFP/Getty Image)

NHL Playoffs 2013: Vancouver Canucks vs. San Jose Sharks Series Preview

The third-place Vancouver Canucks (26-15-7) face the sixth-place San Jose Sharks (25-16-7) in their first-round series to open the 2013 NHL playoffs.<p>The series will be broadcast on TSN and will start on Wednesday, May 1.<p>Luckily for both teams, it will follow a standard schedule with a game every …

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Jeff Paterson: Big bad Burr

Best behaviour? Never.<p>Not even the Vancouver Canucks want Alex Burrows to be on his very best behaviour. Part of what makes him the effective player …

Canucks vs. Sharks series preview

Vancouver Canucks<p>Seed: <b>3</b> • <b>26-15-7</b> • <b>59</b> Pts.<p>San Jose Sharks<p>Seed: <b>6</b> • <b>25-15-7</b> • <b>57</b> Pts.<p>The San Jose Sharks got faster with a string of deals near the NHL …

Schneider practices

The matchup has been set, but Vancouver’s starting goaltender for Game 1 of the Western Conference Quarter-Final remains in question.<p>The Canucks …

First impressions

At the time of this writing we don’t Vancouver’s postseason schedule, and won’t until the conclusion of the final regular season game later …

Say "cheeeeeeese!" http://t.co/P456KWaCXB

Dear Photograph

The more things change, the more they stay the same.<p>The concept is simple: take a picture of a picture, from the past, in the present. That's the …

Canucks' Cory Schneider day to day

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Canucks goaltender Cory Schneider will miss their final regular-season home game because of an unspecified injury.<p>The …

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Roberto Luongo starting vs Ducks (Apr 24, 2013)

Playoff Primer April 20: Three teams can clinch

<i>The 2012-13 NHL season is racing toward the finish line. In fact, the regular season ends Sunday, April 28. Although the Stanley Cup Playoffs are</i> …

Higgins on the ice at practice.

Higgins "not quite right"

It was all hands on deck for the Canucks' morning skate in advance of Saturday's tilt against the Red Wings as all currently healthy players took …

PREVIEW: Canucks vs Red Wings (Apr. 20, 2013)

Tale of the Tape

Tonight’s game is presented by the new Sportsnet.ca<p>– Fuelled by Canucks fans<p><b>Team Record:</b> 24-13-7 <b><br>Last Game:</b> 1-5 L at Dallas (APR.18.13)<p><b>Season Series:</b> …

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Vancouver Canucks Want AHL Team in the West

Credit: Jim Cowsert-USA TODAY Sports<p>Vancouver Canucks general manager <b>Mike Gillis</b> appeared on the Team 1040 on Friday and provided an update on …

NHL Preview - Vancouver Canucks at Dallas Stars - Apr 18, 2013 - CBSSports.com

The Vancouver Canucks came up short in their last game, but they're still in position to win a fifth consecutive Northwest Division title.<p>The Dallas …

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Challenge served

There’s an intense debate raging within the Vancouver Canucks dressing room.<p>Could Alex Burrows return a serve from Canadian tennis star Milos …

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#Canucks on their way to morning skate. Say "hi" to Derek Joslin (right). http://t.co/DUy9D37FiM