Adapted from The Province
The Vancouver Canucks are not in the Stanley Cup playoffs this year.
The goalie, Roberto Luongo, moved to Florida.
The Canucks fired the General Manager, Mike Gillis.
They hired Trevor Linden as the new president of hockey operations.
“Trevor will make all the decisions on players, coaches and free agents,” said Chairman Aquilini.
“He really cares about this team and this city,” says Alex Burrows.
The players are happy to have Linden. They like and respect him.
He will hire a new general manager to replace Mike Gillis.
Trevor Linden played hockey for 20 years.
Linden played for the Canucks for 16 years.
He was the captain of the Canucks for seven years.
He played for the Canucks in 1994. That year, they almost won the Stanley Cup. They made it to game seven of the playoffs.