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Report: Benning's extension with Canucks is for 3 years

29 days ago   |   By TheScore

The Vancouver Canucks have signed general manager Jim Benning to a three-year contract extension, reports Sportsnet's Iain MacIntyre. A report of Benning's extension surfaced on Friday but the length was unknown at the time. Benning was heading into the final year of his previous deal, so the extension will keep him in Vancouver through the 2022-23 season. The Canucks made the postseason in Benning's first year at the helm during the 2014-15 campaign, but they've missed the playoffs in the four years since. Benning is responsible for rebuilding the organization's farm system by drafting...
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