Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Mike Gillis announced today that Darryl Williams has been named Assistant Coach, Video for the club. Williams will work alongside Head Coach Alain Vigneault, Associate Coach Rick Bowness and Assistant Coach Ryan Walter on the Canucks staff.
Williams, 40, joins the Canucks organization from the St. John’s Fog Devils of the QMJHL, where he worked the past four seasons as Associate Coach, Video Coordinator and Strength & Conditioning Coach. Prior to joining St. John’s, Williams served in a number of coaching capacities including Head Coaching duties with the Kansas City Outlaws of the United Hockey League and Assistant Coach of the Cincinnati Mighty Ducks of the American Hockey League.
The Labrador City, Newfoundland native played 11 seasons in the American Hockey League and International Hockey League, highlighted by a two-game call up to the NHL with the Los Angeles Kings in the 1992-93 season.