Weisbrod joins the Canucks after serving three years as assistant general manager of player personnel for the Calgary Flames. He was director of professional and collegiate scouting for the Boston Bruins from 2006-2011 and served as a pro scout for the Dallas Stars during the 2005-06 season.
Weisbrod played for Harvard from 1987-1991 and won an NCAA championship in 1989. He was selected in the fourth round (No. 73) of the 1987 NHL Draft by the Minnesota North Stars.
I've got a lot of experience and there's a lot of young guys. It's even making me excited a little more. It's kind of a new life. At my age, I feel like I know a lot of things what to do, but I just cannot do it anymore. It's a lot easier to tell them what to do because they've still got the legs and hands to do it. I just know things, but I cannot do them anymore.
— Jaromir Jagr after making his Panthers debut in a win against the Sabres on Saturday