Canucks fire Alain Vigneault after second unsuccessful post-season

Gillis & Vigneault

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Kevin “The Flying V” Vanstone weighs in today on the Nucks news of firing head coach Alain Vigneault and assistant coaches Rick Bowness and Newell Brown on Wednesday afternoon just 15 days after the Canucks were swept by the San Jose Sharks, marking the end of an era for Vancouver Canucks hockey. It could be a long summer for Canucks fans.

Canucks APB – Missing: French speaking coach Alain Vigneault

Alain Vigneault

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges weighs in with his thoughts on the 2012 Canucks coaching conundrum. Tellingly, Alain Vigneault hasn’t spoken to the press since the Canucks first round defeat, a signal that his future with the club is still a bit uncertain. Cory Schneider and Roberto Luongo aren’t sure whats going on, Mike Gillis has a new contract, whats next?

Breaking! What in the world is wrong with the Canucks Chris Higgins?

Chris Higgins

Vancouver Canucks insider The Flying V – Kevin Vanstone has put on his Inspector Clouseau cap this week and has broken the Chris Higgins mystery illness wide open. Thanks to the wonders of public WiFi and unencrypted networks, NWSB has obtained emails exchanged between Higgins and Head Coach Alain Vigneault dating back over the last week, giving insight into the New York native’s unique injury.

Captain Obvious: The Canucks Start Slow Under Alain Vigneault

Alain Vigneault

Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges points out the obvious. Teams in the past and present coached by Alain Vigneault start the season slow. 23 games into an 82 game schedule, it seems as though we may have to wait until the Canucks get deeper into this season to figure where this is all going. Roberto Luongo and Cory Schneider are front and center.

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