|Industry||Sports, Property management|
|Founded||1995 (as Orca Bay Sports & Entertainment)|
2008 (present name)
|Key people||Francesco Aquilini, Chairman |
Mike Gillis, President
Victor de Bonis, CEO
|Products||Professional sports teams, Arenas|
|Operating income||$20.3 million|
|Owner(s)||Aquilini Investment Group|
Canucks Sports & Entertainment, previously known as Orca Bay Sports & Entertainment, is a sports and entertainment company in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada that owns and operates the Vancouver Canucks National Hockey League team and their home arena, General Motors Place.
The company was created in August 1995 by then co-owners Arthur Griffiths and Seattle billionaire John McCaw, Jr. to operate the Vancouver Canucks and General Motors Place. McCaw later assumed full ownership of the company and its assets in 1996. In November 2004, Vancouver-based investment company the Aquilini Investment Group purchased 50% of the company from McCaw and two years later bought the remaining 50%.
- Vancouver Canucks, a professional hockey team (valued at $239 million USD, 9th in the NHL)
- General Motors Place, an indoor sports arena
- Vancouver Grizzlies, a professional basketball team.
|The Franchise||Franchise • WHL years • Expansion Draft • History • All-time roster • Draft picks • Seasons • Records • Head coaches|
|Arenas||Pacific Coliseum • General Motors Place|
|Coaches||Laycoe • Stasiuk • McCreary • Maloney • Kurtenbach • Neale • Neilson • Neale • LaForge • Neale • Watt • McCammon • Quinn • Ley • Quinn • Renney • Keenan • Crawford • Vigneault|
|General managers||Poile • Laycoe • Maloney • Milford • Neale • Gordon • Quinn • Burke • Nonis • Gillis|
|Team awards||Babe Pratt Trophy • Cyclone Taylor Trophy • Cyrus H. McLean Trophy • Fred J. Hume Award • Molson Cup • Most Exciting Player Award|
|Retired numbers||12 • 16 • 99 (league wide)|
|Affiliates||Manitoba Moose (AHL) • Victoria Salmon Kings (ECHL)|
|Stanley Cup Finals (2)||Wins: None • Losses: 1982 • 1994|