Canucks notebook: Has Patrik Allvin moved to top of GM hiring list?

Article content Jim Rutherford may have dropped a hiring hint. Article content The Vancouver Canucks’ president of hockey operations and interim general manager didn’t name names in an in-depth interview with Postmedia on Friday, but his preference for someone to succeed the fired Jim Benning could point to a familiar face. Rutherford is working on narrowing his GM candidate list to five and current Pittsburgh Penguins assistant GM Patrik Allvin merits serious consideration.