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Canucks co-owner Francesco Aquilini (right) hired Trevor Linden (left) as president of hockey operations on April 9, 2014. (Carmine Marinelli/QMI Agency)

Canucks to name GM this week: report

The Vancouver Canucks are expected to name Jim Benning as their new general manager this week, according to a TSN report on Tuesday.

Nov 10, 2013; Anaheim, CA, USA; Vancouver Canucks center Mike Santorelli (25) attempts a shot against the Anaheim Ducks during the third period at Honda Center. The Anaheim Ducks defeated the Vancouver Canucks 3-1. (Mandatory Credit: Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports)

Realignment takes toll on Canucks

At the quarter mark to their season, the Vancouver Canucks find themselves in the middle of the pack. And considering the campaign they've had so far — a seemingly successful one currently at four games above .500 — it may be a surprising revelation to some.

The Canucks were a game away from claiming their first Stanley Cup in 2011. (REUTERS)

Time's running out for the Vancouver Canucks

As each season passes, Daniel and Henrik Sedin clearly understand their time to win it all is running out. They hear the clock ticking. They feel the pressure mounting.

Vancouver Canucks Henrik Sedin (R) and teammate Alex Burrows celebrate a goal scored against the Colorado Avalanche by Daniel Sedin during the third period of their NHL hockey game in Vancouver, British Columbia March 28, 2013. (REUTERS/Andy Clark)

Daniel Sedin snaps goal drought lifts Canucks past Avs

Daniel Sedin snapped a tie - and his four-game goal-scoring drought - with a wrist shot from the top of the left faceoff circle at 11:32 of the third period as host Vancouver posted its sixth straight victory, 4-1 over the Colorado Avalanche.