Tagged: Scott Arniel
There are several interesting storylines in tonight’s game between the Vancouver Canucks and the Columbus Blue Jackets. Alain Vigneault vs. Scott Arniel Before Arniel signed a three-year contract with the Jackets, he was frequently mentioned as a possible AV replacement. After all, Arniel coached the Manitoba Moose to some very good seasons (like AV did) and took them to the Calder Cup Final (unlike AV). If GM Mike Gillis ever decided that he’s had enough of Vigneault’s man-crush on Kevin Bieksa, surely Arniel would have been one of the favorites to step in behind the Canucks’ bench. Now, Arniel has...Click here to read more.
The search for Scott Arniel’s replacement as head coach of the Manitoba Moose appears close to being concluded. From Ben Kuzma (Vancouver Province): Claude Noel could succeed Scott Arniel as head coach of the Manitoba Moose, The Province has learned. The Vancouver Canucks have interviewed Noel to fill their AHL affiliate vacancy after the interim Columbus Blue Jackets bench boss was replaced by Arniel on June 8. Noel has a year left on his contract, but has an out-clause if he joins another organization. “He’s a very well thought of guy in the industry, has a terrific record and takes...Click here to read more.
According to Aaron Portzline (Columbus Dispatch), the Columbus Blue Jackets have hired Manitoba Moose coach Scott Arniel as their new head coach. After a two-month search that included one public rejection, the Blue Jackets have hired Scott Arniel to be their coach, The Dispatch has learned via multiple NHL sources. Arniel, who has coached the AHL’s Manitoba Moose the last four seasons, will be introduced at a news conference at 3 p.m. Tuesday. Neither Arniel nor Blue Jackets general manager Scott Howson would comment when contacted by The Dispatch. Arniel is the third straight Moose head coach to make the...Click here to read more.
Canucks put out Flames in 4-1 win (Ben Kuzma, Vancouver Province) Mitchell, Iginla waging battle for ages (Ed Willes, Vancouver Province) Performance just what the doctor ordered (Tony Gallagher, Vancouver Province) Canucks fans kept on edge (Vancouver Province) Canucks keep first-place hopes alive with victory over Flames (Elliott Pap, Vancouver Sun) Captain Canuck plays superhero role (Iain MacIntyre, Vancouver Sun) Keenan credits Luongo’s ‘goaltending clinic’ for Canuck win (Brad Ziemer, Vancouver Sun) Canucks farm team coach Scott Arniel named AHL’s bench boss of the year (Vancouver Sun) Crown still within Canucks reach (Matthew Sekeres, Globe and Mail) Luongo frustrates Flames...Click here to read more.
Schneider impressive, Sundin rumours heat up (Scott Rintoul, Metro News Vancouver) Canucks look for their sting (Bob Mackin, 24 Hours Vancouver) Marblehead’s Schneider stops 28 shots in NHL debut for Canucks (Phil Stacey, Salem News) Schneider earns second star in NHL debut (Ken Wiebe, Winnipeg Sun) Arniel’s focus on winning, not NHL (Scott Taylor, National Post)Click here to read more.