RUMOR: Former Canucks GM In Line To Take Over In Edmonton

Published December 1, 2023 at 5:42 PM

A mysterious move by one former NHL General Manager has started a rumor that he could be heading to Edmonton in the future.

Former Canucks GM Resigns From NHLPA

Earlier today it was announced that former Vancouver Canucks General Manager Mike Gillis would be changing jobs. This comes with the announcement that he has resigned from the NHL Players Association.

Former #Canucks GM Mike Gillis is departing the #NHLPA when his contract expires later this month.

With Gillis' contract expiring many wonder if he had been looking at new opportunities for some time now. According to one rumor, a return to a front office position could be in the cards.

New Rumor Indicates Gillis Could Return To Front Office Role

Today a rumor started by Lowetide on X has many wondering if Gillis has interest in returning to being a General Manager. Lowtide took it a step further connecting him to Canucks rival the Edmonton Oilers.

New Oilers GM?

With the Oilers likely parting ways with General Manager Ken Holland at the end of this season fans have begun speculating on his replacement. Mike Gillis is the latest candidate to come available that could make sense for Edmonton.

As more information becomes available on the future of Mike Gillis or the Edmonton Oilers General Manager position we will provide updates in the developments of both stories.
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RUMOR: Former Canucks GM In Line To Take Over In Edmonton

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