Sunday, July 5, 2015   

(NHL) Benning named new Canucks GM
(05-22 12:56)

Jim Benning, who played nine seasons in the NHL for Vancouver and Toronto, has been named the new general manager of the Vancouver Canucks, the NHL club announced Wednesday night.
The 51-year-old Benning served as the assistant general manager of the Boston Bruins for the past seven seasons.
He replaces Mike Gillis, who was fired as president and general manager on April 8. The Canucks also fired head coach John Tortorella earlier this month after just one season in the job.
Canadian Benning also worked with the Buffalo Sabres for 12 years, serving mainly as the club's director of amateur scouting. --AFP
   
Other Sports breaking news:
(Wimbledon) Official headband breaks rules (07-03 22:26)
(Wimbledon) Wawrinka, Gasquet breeze through (07-03 22:23)
(Cricket) Sri Lanka in a spin against Pakistan (07-03 20:51)
(Golf) Tiger shoots his best round of the season (07-03 14:13)
(Australian Rules football) Son charged with murder of Aussie coach (07-03 14:04)
(Wimbledon) Murray overcomes Haase (07-02 22:02)
(Wimbledon) Wozniacki struggles against debutant (07-02 21:22)
(Wimbledon) Rain delays play (07-02 19:11)
(Women’s World Cup) USA promise ‘A game’ for Japan matchup (07-02 15:00)
(Rugby Union) Wallabies recall flyhalf Giteau, winger Mitchell (07-02 14:49)

More breaking news >>

© 2015 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts

 


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.