Found May 22, 2013 on HockeyBuzz:
Vancouver GM Mike Gillis relieved his head coach, Alain Vigneault, of his duties late Wednesday afternoon. As we've learned in Buffalo, sometimes change is good. Coaching changes are necessary. The NHL is a players league, not a coaches league. The players need to hear the same message in a different voice. Thats a fact of coaching life. The good ones know that they were hired to be fired. Vig...
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I am proud of many of the things we accomplished as a group these past seven seasons in Vancouver and only wish we were able to win the Canucks first Stanley Cup. I am a career coach and it is what I love to do. I hope to coach again in this League and will always have good memories of my time and the fans in Vancouver. -Alain Vigneault.  Read more from a release he sent out...
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