Photos: Alain Vigneault through his years with the Canucks

 

The Canucks were set to fire their most successful head coach of all time Wednesday. Here's a look at Vigneault's time in Vancouver.

 
 
 
 
<div id="page1">Vancouver Canucks' head coach Alain Vigneault directs the team during hockey practice in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday April 30, 2013. The Vancouver Canucks and San Jose Sharks are scheduled to play game 1 of their NHL Western Conference quarter-final series in Vancouver Wednesday. T</div>
 

Vancouver Canucks' head coach Alain Vigneault directs the team during hockey practice in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday April 30, 2013. The Vancouver Canucks and San Jose Sharks are scheduled to play game 1 of their NHL Western Conference quarter-final series in Vancouver Wednesday. T

Photograph by: Darryl Dyck, THE CANADIAN PRESS

 
<div id="page1">Vancouver Canucks' head coach Alain Vigneault directs the team during hockey practice in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday April 30, 2013. The Vancouver Canucks and San Jose Sharks are scheduled to play game 1 of their NHL Western Conference quarter-final series in Vancouver Wednesday. T</div>
Canucks mini-puck collection - Coach Alain Vigneault
Photo illustration of Vancouver Canucks coach Alain Vigneault voodoo doll.
Head Coach Alain Vigneault of the Vancouver Canucks yells to a player during their NHL game against the Calgary Flames at General Motors Place March 31, 2007 in Vancouver, Canada. Calgary defeated Vancouver 3-2.
Head coach Alain Vigneault  of the Vancouver Canucks poses with the Jack Adams Award for Coach of the Year during the 2007 NHL Awards at the Elgin Theatre on June 14, 2007 in Toronto, Ontario.
Head coach Alain Vigneault (Top Right) of the Vancouver Canucks looks on during Game Five against the Boston Bruins in the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Final at Rogers Arena on June 10, 2011 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Head coach Alain Vigneault of the Vancouver Canucks talks to the media after Game Five of the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Final at Rogers Arena on June 10, 2011 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Head coach Alain Vigneault of the Vancouver Canucks talks to the media after being defeated by the Boston Bruins in Game Six of the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden on June 13, 2011 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Boston Bruins defeated the Vancouver Canucks 5 to 2.
Vancouver Canucks head coach Alain Vigneault smiles after an empty net goal on the Colorado Avalanche in the third period of a regular season NHL hockey game at Rogers arena, Vancouver, March 28 2013
Vancouver Canucks head coach Alain Vigneault gestures near the end of the game against the Los Angeles Kings in a regular season NHL hockey game at Rogers Arena, Vancouver, March 02 2013.
Vancouver Canuck coach Alain Vigneault watches the team, January 15th, at Vancouver's Rogers arena during the morning session of training camp.
Vancouver Canucks' head coach Alain Vigneault holds a whistle in his mouth while putting players through drills during practice on the first day of the NHL hockey team's training camp in Vancouver, B.C., on Sunday January 13, 2013.
Vancouver Canucks' head coach Alain Vigneault reacts on the bench near the end of the third period during the team's 5-2 loss to the Detroit Red Wings during an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, B.C., on Saturday March 16, 2013.
New Canucks head coach Alain Vigneault (left) with Canucks GM Dave Nonis (centre) and assistant GM Steve Tambellini (right)
Vancouver Canucks head coach Alain Vigneault speaks to the media at Rogers Arena Friday, June 17, 2011.
Vancouver Canucks President and General Manager Mike Gillis (r) and Head Coach Alain Vigneault speak to media at end of the 2009-2010 NHL season  in Vancouver,  BC May 14,  2010.
Vancouver Canucks head coach Alain Vigneault (center) and assistant coach Newell Brown (left center)  along with associate coach Rick Bowness (right) embrace each other and the training staff after Kevin Bieksa scores against the San Jose Sharks during the second overtime to win game five and the Western Conference Championship in the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, B.C. May 24, 2011. Final score of the game was Canucks 3, San Jose 2.
Vancouver-- May 08 2007 -  L-R.  Vancouver head coach Alain Vigneault and GM David Nonis answered end of the year questions at a press conference. Vigneault started the press conference with a laugh by commenting  that if Nonis makes as good a trade this year as he did last the canucks are set.
Oct. 2, 2007 - Vancouver, B. C. - Vancouver Canucks head coach Alain Vigneault speaks after practice at GM Place in Vancouver.
The Vancouver Canucks praqtice at GM Place after a two week road trip.  Head Coach Alain Vigneault watches the team scrimmage.
Vancouver Canucks team practice at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, BC Tuesday, April 30, 2013. Pictured is coach Alain Vigneault.
Vancouver-September 11-Vancouver Canucks coach Alain Vigneault in his office....talking about upcoming season.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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