by Canucks Communications @Canucks / Vancouver Canucks
April 20, 2023
Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Patrik Allvin announced today a change to the club’s coaching staff. Assistant Coach Jason King will not be returning to the team for the 2023.24 season.
King was responsible for the club’s power play and managed to remain on the coaching staff through both the firings of Travis Green and Bruce Boudreau.Source: David Quadrelli
Originally drafted by the Canucks in the seventh round of the 2001 NHL Entry Draft, King enjoyed an 11-year professional playing career including 59 NHL games, 55 of those with the Canucks, 335 AHL games and 140 DEL games.
King served as an Assistant Coach with the Canucks AHL affiliate for five seasons before being named Assistant Coach of the Vancouver Canucks in 2020.
The organization would like to thank Jason for his hard work and dedication over the years. His commitment to the club is greatly appreciated and we wish him and his family all the best and future success.