New York Rangers Are Benefiting from Canucks’ Foolish Firing of Alain Vigneault

December 11th, 2014 by Tom Urtz Jr. Leave a reply »

The New York Rangers return to Vancouver for a visit with the Canucks on Saturday night, and the game will mark bench boss Alain Vigneault's second trip as a visitor to the arena in which he coached for seven seasons.

With the second trip comes another bench boss who will oppose him, as John Tortorella was fired and Willie Desjardins was hired during the summer. The Canucks had Vigneault as a staple from 2006 to 2013, and since that point, the team has had two coaches.

It looks like Desjardins will be sticking around for quite sometime, and although he is doing a good job, he shouldn't currently be coaching the Canucks. The person who should be coaching the Canucks is the man who will be standing at the visitors bench, and that is Alain Vigneault.

The Rangers are more than glad to have Vigneault, and they continue to benefit from the fact that he was made available to them after the 2012-13 campaign.

In his first season with the Rangers, Vigneault was able to change the culture of the team, and he made them a successful hockey club that could have won the Stanley Cup. The 2007 Jack A ...

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