Vancouver Canucks: Tortorella and Sullivan fired from coaching duties

Vancouver Canucks hockey team Head Coach John Tortorella and Assistant Coach Mike Sullivan have been relieved of their coaching duties on May 1 (Thurs), as per official announcement by the team's President Trevor Linden.

Vancouver Canucks Head Coach John Tortorella and Assistant Coach Mike Sullivan

Linden expressed his thanks to the two key persons for extending their best and utmost commitment to Canucks.
Today we are making an important change in the direction of our team
On behalf of the entire organization, we extend our thanks to John, Mike and their families for their commitment to the Canucks and wish them the very best.
As there are many things to do ahead, Linden said, the head coaching assessment is underway.
We have a lot of important work to accomplish this off-season as we build our management and coaching staff, improve our roster and connect with our fans
Our General Manager search is well underway and we will begin assessing head coaching candidates immediately.
The Vancouver Canucks is at the 5th rank in the Pacific division with the stats 36-35-11.

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