Vancouver Canucks appoint Cammi Granato assistant general manager

VANCOUVER (British Columbia) — Vancouver CanucksTeam announced Thursday that Cammi Granato (Hall of Famer) has been named assistant general manager.

Granato (50) moves to Vancouver Canucks starting in the Seattle KrakenShe has been a Scoutmaster since 2019.

Cammi deserves the best, and we are grateful for her efforts in helping us launch the Kraken,” he said. Ron Francis, Seattle general manager. “We know this is the right opportunity to her and her family.”

Granato joins an Canucks front office that was completely restructured after Jim Benning and other staff were fired early December. Jim Rutherford has been named president of hockey operations. He also hired former Penguins assistant general manager Patrik Allvin, former scout Derek Clancey, and Emilie Castonguay, former player agent, as assistant GMs.

Granato is a Downers Grove, Illinois native who captained the U.S. women’s hockey team that defeated Canada to win gold at 1998 Nagano Olympics. In 2002, she also won silver at Salt Lake City Games.

Granato and Canadian Angela James were the first two women inducted into Hockey Hall of Fame.

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