‘At times, I’ve been told I’m too detailed or too finite. I’ve gotten better and learned simplicity is a real important aspect … ‘ — new Canucks assistant Brad Shaw
The Vancouver Canucks have signed goaltending coach Ian Clark, assistant coaches Nolan Baumgartner, Jason King and video coach Darryl Seward to contract extensions.
Vancouver Canucks coach Travis Green returned to practice Saturday for the first time since March 31 following a bout with COVID-19, saying, “it was good to be back. The last few weeks have been trying, for sure.”
No players from Newfoundland and Labrador, but plenty of representation from province on NHL teams as new season starts
Quick! Name the two Newfoundlanders who will be listed on NHL team game notes tonight when the league kicks off an abbreviated, pandemic-impacted 56-game schedule.
King returns to where his pro hockey career started in 2001
Travis Green knows a thing or (now) two about dethroning a defending champion.
As a player, Manny Malhotra won over dressing rooms with his selfless, hardworking approach to the game. Now, that same lunchpail attitude has made the Canucks assistant one of the NHL’s most promising young coaches.
“Sometimes a pro’s idea of work is a little different than the real world. It’s not like you have a 10 o’clock practice then you’re done for the day. Travis was a worker. He was on the phone. He was developing plans. I thought this guy is going to be a good coach. He was into it.” — Mike Johnston on Canucks’ coach Travis Green
At the dawn of the last decade, the hockey world was skeptical — even hostile — of the emerging analytics revolution.
What’s it like when NHL bench bosses catch up in the off-season? See the comradery between our coaches when they’re not battling it out behind the bench.
This is the story of how the greatest team in Vancouver Canucks history was built. In the words of the people who were there.
Ex-Moose blue-liner Baumgartner coaching up Canucks’ defence.