Welcome to a free-agent frenzy when Jim Benning is the general manager of your hockey club.

In an attempt to “rebuild” the right side of the defence, it was announced today that the Canucks have signed 28-year-old defenceman Tucker Poolman to a four-year deal worth $10 million.

Poolman has largely struggled on a subpar Winnipeg Jets defence. The lone bright spot is that he’s faced tough competition, although he hasn’t fared overly well in those minutes.