Report: Canucks Will Name Jim Benning GM

Jim Benning

Boston Bruins assistant general manager Jim Benning will be named general manager of the Vancouver Canucks, according to Scott Burnside of ESPN. TSN reported that they were thinking of hiring him as general manager.

Benning had previously interviewed for the Buffalo Sabres job mid-season.

“That’s what happens when you have success,” Neely said Tuesday. “Teams look at other organizations that have success and start inquiring about your management group. It’s something that a lot of good organizations have had to deal with over time and we are dealing with that right now.”