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Canucks hire coach Travis Green to inject youth, scoring

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) A chat toward the end of his playing career planted a seed in Travis Green's mind.

The veteran center had already thought about staying in hockey after retirement when a conversation with Paul Maurice, then his head coach with the Toronto Maple Leafs, got him thinking.

"We were just talking one day and he gave me the advice: `You should be a coach,'" Green said. "It stuck with me."

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Leaders
Points: B. Horvat52
Plus/Minus: C. Tanev3
Shots on Goal: D. Sedin216
PIM: N. Tryamkin64
Win: R. Miller18
Shutouts: R. Miller3
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 178 (29)
Shots: 2273 (30)
PP%: 14.1% (29)
Penalty Minutes: 648 (26)
Assists: 292 (29)
SH Goals: 2 (29)
Standings
Pacific Division
  W L OTL Pts
xy-Anaheim 46 23 13 105
x-Edmonton 47 26 9 103
x-San Jose 46 29 7 99
x-Calgary 45 33 4 94
Los Angeles 39 35 8 86
Arizona 30 42 10 70
Vancouver 30 43 9 69
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 241 (7)
Shots Against: 2605 (6)
PK%: 76.7% (28)
Penalty Minutes: 651 (26)
Shutouts: 3 (30)
Sv%: 0.907 (19)
Injuries
Date Player Status
No Recent Injuries
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
6/15 E. Gudbranson Contract extended One-year contract extension
5/30 D. Shore Signed with European team ZSC Lions (Switzerland)
5/26 P. Holm Signed as Free Agent One-year, entry-level contract
5/3 A. Pedan Contract extended One-year contract extension
5/2 T. Nilsson Signed with European team Djurgardens IF (Sweden)
4/21 J. Dahlen Signed Three-year, entry-level contract
4/20 N. Tryamkin Signed with European team Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg (KHL-Russia)
4/20 P. Larsen Signed with European team Salavat Yulaev (KHL-Russia)
4/10 R. Bachman Sent to minors Utica-AHL
4/10 Y. Laplante Sent to minors Utica-AHL
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