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Former Saskatoon Blades head coach gets new WHL gig

VANCOUVER – A former Saskatoon Blades head coach and general manager has landed a new job in the Western Hockey League (WHL). The Vancouver Giants officially announced Molleken as the team’s sixth head coach in the history of the franchise Tuesday. 144 more words

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Lorne Molleken hopes to bring 'fresh, new' culture to Vancouver Giants

Lorne Molleken was in constant and hot pursuit of the Vancouver Giants head-coaching job on a daily basis since the time it became available earlier this spring, according to general manager Scott Bonner. 648 more words

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Vancouver Giants to introduce Lorne Molleken as new head coach

The Vancouver Giants have found their guy.

The local Western Hockey League club will introduce Lorne Molleken as the new head coach at a press conference Tuesday morning. 88 more words

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Relocation of Kootenay Ice a 'last option' for WHL despite interest from Lower Mainland

The Western Hockey League is prepared to “exhaust every avenue” to keep the Kootenay Ice in Cranbrook, but commissioner Ron Robison reaffirmed there is a demand from other markets, including in the Fraser Valley and Lower Mainland, for a franchise if relocation becomes a reality. 620 more words

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Vancouver Giants announce home opener against Seattle Thunderbirds for Sept. 25

The Vancouver Giants announced Wednesday that their 2015-16 home opener will be Friday, Sept. 25, versus the Seattle Thunderbirds. They’ll announce the remainder of the schedule in the coming weeks. 290 more words

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Vancouver Giants narrow down coaching search with NHL Draft approaching

Scott Bonner will represent the Vancouver Giants at the upcoming NHL Draft, and he believes that by then, he’ll have a new head coach for the 2015-16 Western Hockey League season. 477 more words

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Top Giants draft pick Popowich gets warm welcome from Milan Lucic, Brendan Gallagher

Early Thursday morning, Tyler Popowich checked Twitter. There they were, tweets of congratulations from NHL players and former Vancouver Giants Brendan Gallagher and Milan Lucic. 265 more words

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