Kyle Turris when he played for the Ottawa Senators
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BREAKING: Kyle Turris Joins a New NHL Team

Published March 2, 2024 at 1:54 PM

In an interesting turn of events, Kyle Turris, who retired from the NHL in 2022, has joined another team in the National Hockey League. However, he isn't lacing up his skates any time soon.

Kyle Turris Finds a New NHL Home

Over the course of 776 regular season games in the NHL, Turris played for several team. That included the Phoenix Coyotes, Ottawa Senators, Nashville Predators and Edmonton Oilers. One team he never played for was the Vancouver Canucks. However, Turris has found himself working for the team anyway.

"I've been in the Canucks' business intelligence division, and I'm about to go into corporate partnerships. I rotate through the different divisions to gain experience on the business side of an organization to better understand that. And just being in a work and office atmosphere is helpful too because I haven't done that either."

Kyle Turris has Big Plans in Retirement from Playing Hockey

Turris said the position is an internship while he finishes up his business degree. As for future plans, an NHL general manager is definitely in the mix.

"Yeah, I'm not sure about the exact position, but I would like to pursue a position in the hockey world that is more than strictly hockey. I feel like gaining this experience will be very valuable to me in the future, and pursuing something along that line. So, I'm very grateful to the Canucks for giving me this opportunity."


Turris scored 424 points (168G, 257A) during his NHL career. He's likely best known for his time with the Ottawa Senators, where he was a very well-liked player by teammates and fans alike.
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