Canucks set to hire Boudreau as new coach after Green axing, reports

The Vancouver Canucks have actually fired head coach Travis Green after a frustrating start to the season which sees them in last location in the Pacific Department standings, United States media reported on Sunday night.

The Canucks, who are listed below the growth Seattle Kraken in the Western Conference standings, strategy to change Green with previous Anaheim Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau, United States sports broadcaster ESPN stated.

Vancouver lost 4-1 to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday dropping them to 8-15-2. They now have 18 points, simply 2 ahead of the Arizona Coyotes, who are last in the Western Conference.

The Canucks began the season by losing 6 of their very first 9 contests.

The 50-year-old Green remained in his 5th season as Vancouver’s coach. He would leave with a record of 133-147-34.

Green directed the Canucks to the playoffs as soon as when they reached the second-round in 2019-20. In May, the group rewarded Green with a two-year agreement extension.

This would be Boudreau’s 4th stop as an NHL coach, after stints in Anaheim, Washington and Minnesota.

Boudreau was fired by Minnesota in February 2020, after a 27-23-7 start to the 2019-20 season. In all, Boudreau has actually coached 984 NHL video games, with a 567-302-115 record.


Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.