Canucks sign GM Patrik Allvin to contract extension

The Vancouver Canucks signed general manager Patrik Allvin to a multi-year contract extension Wednesday.

The deal was announced by Canucks president of hockey operations Jim Rutherford. Terms were not disclosed.

Allvin, 49, was named the 12th GM in Canucks history on Jan. 26, 2022. He is the NHL’s first Swedish GM.

The Canucks (33-11-5, 71 points) entered play Wednesday atop the Western Conference, four points ahead of the Colorado Avalanche.