Canucks' Ryan Kesler declares 'hopefully I can stay'

After a sensational week, things were eerily quiet Tuesday around the Vancouver Canucks as new president of hockey operations Trevor Linden continued exit interviews with players. Soon Linden will get back to head coach John Tortorella and his future with the National Hockey League team. Eventually, he’ll have to get to what Tortorella said Monday in his bombshell press conference...
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Excuse me as I tell off a sweaty man

How about Trevor Linden being brought in as the President of the Canucks? Could have there been more of a 180, than the transition from Mike Gillis to Trevor Linden? Exhibit A) We got Mike Gillis, who is a sweaty, grumpy, arrogant, free range chicken eating, chubby GM (did I say sweaty?) — who road on the coattails of a chubby Dave Nonis and a grumpy grey haired Brian Burke. ...
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Trevor Linden handed keys to Canucks kingdom as new president

If Vancouver Canuck head coach John Tortorella senses an axe being sharpened for his neck, he wasn't letting on Wednesday. Tortorella faces the inevitable review from the team's new president of hockey operations, Trevor Linden, and it should be an interesting one. The Canucks are out of the playoffs, most of their top players have badly under-performed and their power play...
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Former Vancouver Canucks captain Trevor Linden named team president of hockey operations

Trevor Linden, who played nineteen NHL seasons, including fourteen full campaigns with the Vancouver Canucks, has been named president of hockey operations today. He will be tasked with once again saving a franchise that is in disarray, this time in a front office role after the Canucks missed the playoffs for the first time in six years this season. Linden was Vancouver’s first...
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Trevor Linden Brought In To Fix The Canucks And Sell Season-Tickets

from Nicholas J. Cotsonika of Yahoo, The Vancouver Canucks made two moves Wednesday: One, they introduced Trevor Linden, the most popular player in franchise history, as the new president of hockey operations. Two, they extended the season-ticket renewal deadline until after the draft and free agency period. “We’re trying to sell tickets,” said chairman Franceso Aquilini...
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Canucks Hire Ex-Player Trevor Linden As President Of Hockey Operations

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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Canucks name Linden president of hockey operations

Trevor Linden has been named president of hockey operations of the Vancouver Canucks, the team announced Wednesday. "Today is a real honor," Linden said. "I came to Vancouver 26 years ago and I have never left. I love this city. It is my home and the Canucks have always been part of my family."
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Trevor Linden Named President Of Hockey Operations For The Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver, BC –- The Vancouver Canucks announced today that Trevor Linden has been named President, Hockey Operations and Alternate Governor, NHL. Linden returns to lead the team that he played on for 16 seasons, including seven as team captain. In his role, Linden will be responsible for all hockey operations, including the coaching and scouting staffs, player procurement and...
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Canucks Rumor: Trevor Linden to be named team president

The Vancouver Canucks will name former team captain and Vancouver hockey icon Trevor Linden as their new team president at a press conference this morning.Wikimedia.orgFarhan Lalji of TSN reported last night that this would be happening today. I'm told Trevor Linden will officially be named the #canucks President tomorrow.— Farhan Lalji (@FarhanLaljiTSN) April 9, 2014This...
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Fire Gillis, hire Trevor Linden? Vancouver Canucks changes could happen soon

Pierre LeBrun of ESPN is hearing that changes in Vancouver could be “coming sooner rather than later with the Canucks, perhaps as soon as today or tomorrow.” Gee, wonder why? When the remaining fans in a dwindled, apathetic crowd muster up enough energy to spark a ‘FIRE GILLIS!” chant, something must be done. We’re literally a few notches of fan dissidence away from seeing...
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