The Vancouver Canucks named Travis Green as their 19th head coach at a press conference Wednesday morning.
Green joins the Canucks from the Utica Comets, the club’s AHL farm team, where he also served as head coach. Under Green’s leadership, the Comets went 35-32-9 during the 2016-17 season; since 2013, he’s coached 304 games going 155-110-39.
The Castlegar, BC native played in the NHL after being drafted by the New York Islanders in 1989 and competed with the Anaheim Ducks, Phoenix Coyotes, Toronto Maple LEafs, Boston Bruins, while appearing in 56 post season games.
Source: Vancouver Canucks