After a tumultuous first half of the season, the Vancouver Canucks announced changes to their coaching staff on Sunday.
Now that former head coach Bruce Boudreau and assistant coach Trent Cull have been relieved of their duties, Rick Toquette has been hired as the 21st bench boss in franchise history. Adam Foote was hired as assistant coach and Sergey Gonchar as defensive development coach.
Tocchet, 58, joins the Canucks having most recently served four seasons as head coach of the Arizona Coyotes from 2017 to 2021. , when the team defeated the Nashville Predators in four games to advance out of the qualifying round.
The new Canucks head coach will be introduced on Sunday and the full media availability can be viewed via the video player at the top of this page, beginning at approximately 4 pm ET / 1 pm PT on Sportsnet.ca.
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