Willie Desjardins will be introduced as the coach of the Vancouver Canucks next week, according to a TSN report.

Desjardins, 57, has spent the past two seasons as coach of the Texas Stars, the Dallas Stars' American Hockey League affiliate. He guided the team to the Calder Cup championship this season; he was named the AHL coach of the year in 2012-13, his first season. In two AHL seasons he has a 91-40-21 record.