September 2015 - Vancouver Canucks Wiretap

John Tortorella To Coach U.S. At 2016 World Cup

Sep 21, 2015 4:40 PM

John Tortorella, the most successful American coach in NHL history, has been named to lead the United States' entry in the 2016 World Cup of Hockey.

Tortorella, whose 446 NHL victories are 10 more than that of Predators coach Peter Laviolette, last coached in the NHL with the Canucks during the 2013-14 season and has since acted periodically as a studio analyst for ESPN.

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Tags: New York Rangers, Vancouver Canucks, Tampa Bay Lightning, Misc Rumor

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Milan Lucic Has Always Dreamed Of Playing For Hometown Team

Sep 1, 2015 8:19 PM

Kings forward Milan Lucic, entering the final year of his contract, said Monday he's always dreamed of playing for his hometown Canucks.

"I honestly don't know what's going to happen moving on," Lucic told TSN 1410 Radio in response to a direct question on the topic. "I mean I have one year left on my contract, and there's a possibility that I can hit the [unrestricted free agent] market. 

"It's obviously something that's been a dream of mine since I've been a kid, is to play in your hometown and play for the Canucks, but right now the main focus is going down to L.A. and trying to make the most of that."

NHL.com

Tags: Los Angeles Kings, Vancouver Canucks, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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