NHL Notebook: Vigneault's return, Cherry's uncertain CHL future, Makar's rise

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NHL Notebook: Vigneault's return, Cherry's uncertain CHL future, Makar's rise
NHL Notebook: Vigneault's return, Cherry's uncertain CHL future, Makar's rise

The last time Alain Vigneault got fired, it didn't take him long to find work. Axed by the Vancouver Canucks in May 2013 — after securing six division titles, two Presidents' Trophies and finishing one agonizing win short of hoisting the Stanley Cup — he was introduced as the New York Rangers' head coach 31 days later. But when Vigneault's five-season run in the Big Apple ended in the spring of 2018, he waited a year for his phone to ring. "I didn't have a choice," Vigneault said with a laugh. "Nobody wanted to hire me. Last time there was an (immediate) opportunity. "This time there wasn't." That opportunity — the right one, in his words — eventually came in April when the Philadelphia Flyers

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