• Swedish stars wrote Canucks history. As GM, Allvin will pen the next chapter

    3 monthes ago - By Sportsnet

    VANCOUVER - The first time Patrik Allvin came to Vancouver, he was visiting his friend, Johan Hedberg, who was the Canucks' backup goalie for most of the 2003-04 season.
    A European scout with the Montreal Canadiens at the time, Allvin had grown up with Hedberg in Sweden, in Leksand, and became the godfather to the National Hockey League player's children. On one of his visits to the rink with Hedberg, Allvin ran into a couple of young brothers from Sweden, Canucks Henrik and Daniel Sedin.
    He also knew through scouting circles Thomas Gradin and Lars Lindgren, Vancouver scouts who had helped...
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  • Canucks turn to Penguins' Allvin to fill GM job

    Canucks turn to Penguins' Allvin to fill GM job

    3 monthes ago - By ESPN

    Patrik Allvin, who had served as the Pittsburgh Penguins' assistant GM since November 2020, was hired as the Vancouver Canucks' general manager on Wednesday.
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