Canucks’ Boudreau emotional amid rumors of imminent firing

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Vancouver Canucks coach Bruce Boudreau became emotional on Friday when asked about rumors that he may soon be fired. Boudreau’s job security has been in question since the Canucks got off to an 0-5-2 start. Vancouver was sixth in the Pacific Division, 12 points out of a playoff spot, entering Friday’s home game against Colorado. The 68-year-old Boudreau was hired on Dec. 6, 2021 to replace Travis Green. Vancouver began the season 8-15-2 under Green but went 32-15-10 under Boudreau, missing the playoffs by five points. The success has not carried over to this season.

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