Hockey Night in Canada

Fans react to Trevor Linden hiring on Twitter

One day after the Canucks relieved president and general manager Mike Gillis of his duties - and just two days after the team was eliminated from playoff contention, all seems right again in Canucksland. The team announced the hiring of Trevor Linden in a news conference and fans erupted on Twitter.

Canucks legend named team president at a news conference on Wednesday

Trevor Linden, left, and Vancouver Canucks owner Francesco Aquilini pose for a photo following a press conference in Vancouver on Wednesday. Former Canucks captain Trevor Linden has been named the team's president of hockey operations. (Jonathan Hayward/Canadian Press)

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