Video: Trevor Linden calls parents in Medicine Hat, tells them he's Canucks president

 

 
 
 
 
Trevor Linden (left) speaks as Vancouver Canucks owner Francesco Aquilini looks on at a news conference in Vancouver on Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Linden was named the team's president of hockey operations.
 
 

Trevor Linden (left) speaks as Vancouver Canucks owner Francesco Aquilini looks on at a news conference in Vancouver on Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Linden was named the team's president of hockey operations.

Photograph by: Jonathan Hayward, Canadian Press

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Trevor Linden calls his parents to tell them he's the new president of the Vancouver Canucks, then fields a request from his mother to be put on the payroll.

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Trevor Linden (left) speaks as Vancouver Canucks owner Francesco Aquilini looks on at a news conference in Vancouver on Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Linden was named the team's president of hockey operations.
 

Trevor Linden (left) speaks as Vancouver Canucks owner Francesco Aquilini looks on at a news conference in Vancouver on Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Linden was named the team's president of hockey operations.

Photograph by: Jonathan Hayward, Canadian Press

 
Trevor Linden (left) speaks as Vancouver Canucks owner Francesco Aquilini looks on at a news conference in Vancouver on Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Linden was named the team's president of hockey operations.
Trevor Linden (right) and Vancouver Canucks owner Francesco Aquilini arrive at a news conference in Vancouver on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at Rogers Arena, where the former captain was named the team's new president of hockey operations.
Former Canucks captain Trevor Linden is the team's new president, the club announced Wednesday morning.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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