It’s tough to declare winners and losers without handy, objective things like “scoreboards.” But hey, it can also be a fun exercise, especially when we keep in mind that these choices could end up looking foolish … maybe in a short period of time. So, big disclaimer: losers and winners can change sides when it comes to handing out draft grades. Sometimes they can change spots multiple times. For PHT’s stab at a winners list, click here. Now let’s ponder who had a rough weekend. Note: These “grades’ are heavily influenced by trades and other factors beyond mere picks. Losers Jim Benning Another year, another round of Benning and the Vancouver Canucks taking a beating in social media during draft
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) The NHL is reviewing whether to penalize the Vancouver Canucks for tampering after general manager Jim Benning expressed interest in acquiring players under contract, including Tampa Bay captain Steven Stamkos. “I have received a number of concerns and not solely from the teams involved,” NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly told reporters during the second day of the NHL draft on Saturday. “What I’ll say is I have a discussion both with Jim and (Canucks president) Trevor Linden. They understand where we are in this situation and have talked about announcing something early next week with respect to what we intend to do about it.” The Canucks confirmed that they have been contacted