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Trevor Linden Talks Young Stars

Vancouver Canucks’ President Trevor Linden may have been used to two-a-days in his hockey playing years, but right now he talking about young stars at camps.Linden talks with Joey Kenward about the Young Stars tournament currently in progress below. The post Trevor Linden Talks Young Stars appeared first on Beyond The Benches.
Via Beyond The Benches
6 days ago  |  Discuss

There’s no salary cap on an NHL front office

One of the many things that have taken place over the summer with the Vancouver Canucks has come about quietly, but once again it shows how much the ownership wants to bring a Stanley Cup to this town. They have definitely gotten in their own way at times, but if you ever needed a more graphic demonstration of how much the Aquilini family wishes to succeed on the ice, you only have...
Via Pro Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss

The Big Front Office In Vancouver

from Tony Gallagher of the Vancouver Province, One of the many things that have taken place over the summer with the Vancouver Canucks has come about quietly, but once again it shows how much the ownership wants to bring a Stanley Cup to this town. They have definitely gotten in their own way at times, but if you ever needed a more graphic demonstration of how much the Aquilini...
Via Kukla's Korner
17 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s Quiet, So Trevor Linden Heads To The French Alps For A Bike-Climbing Excursion

from Jim Jamieson of the Vancouver Province, Linden will take part in the Haute Route Alps, a seven-day, fully supported climbing-fest in the French Alps that will see 500 amateur cyclists take on more than 900 kilometres of mountain terrain and climbing a combined 21,000 metres over 19 iconic ascents, such as Glandon, Alpe d’Huez and Mont Ventoux. It started in Geneva, Switzerland...
Via Kukla's Korner
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan and three other athletes who came home again

LeBron James and his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers sent seismic waves through the NBA and the Twittersphere. He’ll return not only to his old team but also to his old number, once again donning jersey No. 23. When LeBron joined the Heat, Cleveland hadn’t earned a trophy in 46 years. LeBron, along with other NBA fans who love to bet on basketball, knew that his best championship...
Via The Sports Bank
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Pearn makes perfect connect-the-dots assistant coach logic for Canucks

The well-travelled and well-versed Perry Pearn was always a logical choice to join the Vancouver Canucks coaching staff. And if you connect the hockey dots from Trevor Linden, to Jim Benning, to Willie Desjardins to John Weisbrod, then Pearn make sense on several levels. His connection with Desjardins dates back to the 1980s in Alberta. Pearn was head coach at the Northern Alberta...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Vancouver’s Trevor Linden isn’t a fan of fighting in the NHL

Trevor Linden, the President of Hockey Operations for the Vancouver Canucks, isn’t the biggest supporter of fighting in the NHL. Based on his comments seen in an interview with The Province, it actually sounds like he’s in favor of moving the league away from fighting. Here are Linden’s comments after he was questioned about his views on the role of fighting: “Fighting is...
Via Puck Drunk Love
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Vancouver’s Trevor Linden isn’t a fan of fighting in the NHL

Trevor Linden, the President of Hockey Operations for the Vancouver Canucks, isn’t the biggest supporter of fighting in the NHL. Based on his comments seen in an interview with The Province, it actually sounds like he’s in favor of moving the league away from fighting. Here are Linden’s comments after he was questioned about his views on the role of fighting: “Fighting is...
Via Bloguin Best
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

The 20 Greatest Vancouver Canucks

The offseason is slowing down, and Canucks president Trevor Linden has stated the Canucks are done on the free agency market. With no news about the present, we look back at past and list the 20 greatest Canucks of all time. With over 500 players to choose from, this task is not very easy. Debates […]
Via The Hockey Report
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

All Trevor Linden

from Ed Willis of the Vancouver Province, ED WILLES: It’s been an interesting four months. Have you had a chance to reflect on everything that’s happened? TREVOR LINDEN: You know, I hear a lot of people saying, ‘You’ve accomplished a lot and you’ve changed things.’ I guess I’m happy with some of the things we’ve been able to do. But I know the rubber meets...
Via Kukla's Korner
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Trevor Linden On Fighting

from Thomas Drance at The Score, On Tuesday afternoon, Linden co-hosted the mid-day show on Team 1040 sports talk radio in Vancouver for two hours alongside regular host Matt Sekeres. During the show, Linden was asked about his stance on fighting in hockey and responded thoughtfully and at length. Here's are his comments via Dimitri Filipovic of canucksarmy.com (full disclosure...
Via Kukla's Korner
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Yes, the Canucks owner is serious about winning a Stanley Cup

With GM Jim Benning and President of Hockey Operations Trevor Linden running things in Vancouver, Canucks owner Francesco Aquilini has to like where things are headed. Fans in Vancouver will be happy to know the owner is truly all about winning the Stanley Cup as Greg Douglas at the Vancouver Sun shared. “Winning a Stanley Cup is everything,” Aquilini told attendees at a BC...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Change Has Certainly Taken Place In Vancouver

from David Ebner of the Globe and Mail, When Trevor Linden was hired as the new boss of the Vancouver Canucks, a returned hero whose chief job was a swift rehabilitation of the hockey team, he faced a three-month sprint through an obstacle course crowded with moving objects. The holes to fill were numerous – coach, general manager, and throughout the roster – and the...
Via Kukla's Korner
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks still looking to trade Kesler, but only at their price

The Edmonton Journal's Jim Matheson happened to find himself  in an opportune situation on Thursday evening, and as such, he received an update on the Vancouver Canucks' attempts to trade Ryan Kesler: Trevor Linden, the Canucks’ team president, [GM Jim] Benning and new coach Willie Desjardins were in serious conversation at a restaurant in downtown Philly Thursday...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

What Direction Are The Vancouver Canucks Going?

from Tony Gallagher of the Vancouver Province, If you believe the reports the Vancouver Canucks have contacted the agents for Dave Bolland and goalies Jonas Hiller and Ryan Miller, you have to wonder what the green brain trust of the Vancouver Canucks is thinking these days. Not sure whether it escaped their notice, but only the Buffalo Sabres scored fewer goals than their...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Willie Desjardins Becomes Canucks head coach

Just a matter of time. This is now official. (Watch the presser here) There has been an announcement and a press conference. All “I’s” are dotted and “T’s” crossed, Willie Desjardins has been named the head coach of the Vancouver Canucks. Though it was previously reported elsewhere, the resounding statement of confidence came from TSN’s Bob McKenzie late last week...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

All On The Same Page In Vancouver

from Ed Willes of the Vancouver Province, With Willie Desjardins poised to become the Canucks next head coach, it’s time to step back and look at the first two and a half months of Trevor Linden’s administration. Linden now has his coach and GM in place and both men are the polar opposites of their predecessors. Desjardins is a no-BS career coach. Unlike John Tortorella...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

The Latest On Dan Bylsma

from Jim Jamieson of the Vancouver Province, That the Canucks management team of President Trevor Linden and GM Jim Benning are talking to Bylsma, the former Stanley Cup winner (2009) and NHL coach of the year (2011) with Pittsburgh, should be no surprise. The surprise may be that Bylsma, recently fired by the Penguins, appears not to be the frontrunner in what is shaping up...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Kids Say The Darndest Things

Elementary school children sent  letters to Trevor Linden... from Daniel Wagner of Pass It To Bulis at the Vancouver Sun, “Practice more,” says Quintin, 11, and so does Isaac, who adds that the players should “count to ten or inhale and exhale 4 times when mad.” That’s got nothing to do with practicing, but it’s sound advice. I like the advice given by Alvina...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Names to Watch in the 2014 Canucks Coaching Search

Here We Go Again… Another early start to the Vancouver Canucks off-season, and yet another coaching search. Somehow, everything is worse this year. The season ended quicker, the coaching staff was worse and depending on who you ask, so is the field of available coaches. It’s a trifecta of Canucks related misery that seems only suiting of this franchise and it’s sordid forty...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Trevor Linden Gives Scouting Update

Vancouver Canucks President, Trevor Linden, sits down to to give CanucksTV an update on what exactly the team will be looking for when sitting down to find the next hockey players to wear the Canucks uniform at the NHL Draft. The post Trevor Linden Gives Scouting Update appeared first on Beyond The Benches.
Via Beyond The Benches
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Kesler still wants out of Vancouver

Even with a massive change in management in Vancouver, with the hiring of Trevor Linden and Jim Benning, it appears Ryan Kesler is still seeking a trade from the Canucks. At least that’s according to TSN’s Darren Dreger speaking on Insider Trading. “Ryan Kesler hasn’t changed his mind. He wants a fresh start and to move on from Vancouver; he met with Benning earlier this...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Linden gives embattled Edler a vote of confidence

Alex Edler isn’t going anywhere. The Detroit Red Wings have renewed interest in the Vancouver Canucks defenceman. The Florida Panthers, who own the first 2014 draft pick, may also covet Edler. However, despite a willingness by general manager Jim Benning to approach players with no-trade clauses, the Canucks aren’t planning to have that conversation with Edler, according to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Time To Act Vancouver

from Tony Gallagher of the Vancouver Province, Spring and summer can seem like forever for the players and management of teams that don’t make the playoffs in the NHL, but the clock is ticking on the Vancouver Canucks. It’s getting down to cases for them, as the next five short weeks will define the team they’ll ice next season. There are a ton of decisions to...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Benning ‘Tells It Like It Is’

Jim Benning stepped into the role of the GM for the Vancouver Canucks this past week and it looks like he’s fitting in just fine from his transition from the Boston Bruins. Canucks president Trevor Linden and Kirk McLean  sit down to talk about who exactly Jim Benning the man really is. Watch as Canucks fans get a peak into who is now the new GM of their organization.. The post...
Via Beyond The Benches
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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