The Vancouver Canucks announced Friday that head coach Bruce Boudreau will return to his post next season.
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The 67 -year -old arrived in reinforcements on Dec. 5 following the departure of Travis Green. He allowed his troupe to fight until the end of the regular calendar for a place in the qualifying series. His club missed the target a bit, even if they posted a 32-15-10 record under the orders of the former Washington Capitals, Minnesota Wild and Anaheim Ducks.
Also, the British-British organization was sufficiently convinced to qualify for the option provided for in the Boudreau contract; she had until June 1 to decide if she was new to the experience coach-a recipient of the 2007-2008 Jack-Adams trophy-in anticipation of the upcoming campaign.
“Since he showed up in Vancouver, he has done an excellent boulot and we look forward to seeing the team continue to perform well under his leadership, as was the case during the last half second. season, ”CEO Patrik Allvin said in a statement.
“I always wanted to come back to lead this training,” Boudreau added. I like this organization, the city, the fans and the players. I appreciate the opportunity offered to continue what we have started. ”
The 20th head coach in concession history had won his first seven games at the Canucks bar. On January 23, he reached the plateau of the 1000 parts of the regular National League career calendar.