Jamie Benn RUMORS & NEWS

  • Friedman weighs in on potential Benn contract extension

    Today's Slapshot "Elliotte Friedman was on Calgary’s Sportsnet 960 on Monday morning. On Jamie Benn being set to enter the final year of his contract, on how he’d like a contract extension before that kicks in, and on what he’s worth to the Dallas Stars: “I don’t think it starts with a 10 like Kopitar does or..." May 17

  • Jamie Benn would like new deal done in the summer: 'This is where I want to be'

    Sports Day "Jamie Benn will be in the final year of his contract in 2016-17, and said he would like to get a new deal done in the summer. "Going into the last year of your contract, you don't want it to be a distraction for your team," Benn said. "I'll let Jim (Nill) and my agent try to figure that..." May 14

  • Benn, Crosby, Kane finalists for Hart Trophy

    NHL.com "Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby will have a chance to win the Hart Trophy for a third time. Crosby, Dallas Stars forward Jamie Benn and Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane were named Saturday as finalists for the Hart, which is awarded "to the player adjudged to be the most..." May 07

  • Jamie Benn, Braden Holtby and Patrick Kane are the finalists for Ted Lindsay Award

    NHLPA.com "The National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) announced today the three finalists for the 2015-16 Ted Lindsay Award: forward Jamie Benn of the Dallas Stars, goaltender Braden Holtby of the Washington Capitals and forward Patrick Kane of the Chicago Blackhawks. The Ted Lindsay Award is..." May 06

  • Jamie Benn deserves the Hart Trophy

    SI "Benn reached the 40-goal plateau for the first time in his career with a second-period tally in the Stars’ 4–1 win over the Coyotes on Thursday night. He now ranks second in the NHL in goals behind Washington's Alex Ovechkin (44) and is the first 40-goal scorer for the Stars since Mike Modano had..." April 01

  • Benn looking like a reincarnation of Lindros

    TSN "Jamie Benn grew up watching and idolizing fellow British Columbia native Joe Sakic. Recently, the Dallas Stars’ captain has looked a lot more like a reincarnation of Eric Lindros in his prime. Benn might not have Lindros’ pure speed, but he does have the same mix of skill, physicality and..." December 22

  • ESPN analyst: Stars' Jamie Benn and Tyler Seguin are 'most potent one-two punch in the NHL'

    Dallas Morning News "The Dallas Stars are sitting atop the Western Conference standings with a healthy six-point lead two months into the season, a big improvement for a squad that missed the playoffs entirely a year ago. A big reason for the Stars' turnaround is the play of left wing Jamie Benn and centerman Tyler..." December 03

  • How Jamie Benn grew into the NHL’s leading scorer

    Sportsnet "Jamie Benn was 5-foot-3 in Grade 10. Back then, little Jamie did not spend his summers shooting pucks off Plexiglas or building strength for the next season on the ice. Instead, he spent his summers playing baseball in his hometown of Victoria, B.C. So, if you would have sat Benn down back..." November 03

  • Benn, Price, Krejci named Stars of the Month

    NHL.com "Dallas Stars left wing Jamie Benn, Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price and Boston Bruins center David Krejci have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the month of October. FIRST STAR – JAMIE BENN, LW, DALLAS STARS Benn shared first in the NHL with nine goals and led the League with..." November 02

  • Condition of Stars' Benn for opener a 'mystery'

    NHL.com "The condition of Dallas Stars captain Jamie Benn is unclear heading into the season opener, coach Lindy Ruff said Monday. Benn and forward Ales Hemsky, who each had hip surgery this offseason, did not practice Monday. Ruff was asked if either would be 100 percent for the game Thursday against..." October 06

  • Benn, Hemsky expect to be ready for Stars opener

    Dallas Morning News "Jamie Benn and Ales Hemsky returned to the scrimmage ice Monday for the first time since having hip surgery, and both proclaimed their recoveries on schedule. Hemsky and Benn said they expect to be ready for the season opener against Pittsburgh on Oct. 8, and Benn added: "If we started our..." September 22

  • Stars' Benn skating more often after hip surgeries

    NHL.com "Jamie Benn, the NHL's reigning scoring champion, is skating three times a week and could be ready for Dallas Stars training camp in September after offseason hip surgeries. "Workouts are picking up, but it's still controlled," Benn told The Dallas Morning News for a report published Wednesday...." August 06

  • Stars GM compares Benn, Seguin to Toews, Kane

    NHL.com "The Dallas Stars are admittedly measuring themselves against the Chicago Blackhawks, so the comparison from general manager Jim Nill was not out of the blue. "The Benns and Seguins remind me of [Jonathan] Toews and [Patrick] Kane when they were 22, 23, 24 years of age," Nill told the Dallas..." July 19

  • Stars' Jamie Benn feels ahead of schedule in recovery from hip surgeries

    The Score "Dallas Stars captain and reigning Art Ross Trophy winner Jamie Benn is hot on the recovery trail in his return from surgery on both hips. Benn was on the ice for the second time Tuesday following his post-season procedures. The surgeries were supposed to include a four-to-five month recovery..." July 08

  • Price, Benn, Ovechkin named Lindsay Award finalists

    Pro Hockey Talk "Dallas captain Jamie Benn, Washington captain Alex Ovechkin and Montreal goalie Carey Price have been named the nominees for this year’s Ted Lindsay Award, presented annually to the league’s Most Outstanding Player as voted by the players." May 06

  • Stars captain Jamie Benn in great shape after second hip surgery

    Dallas Morning News "Stars captain Jamie Benn was resting Tuesday in New York after his second hip surgery in a week, Stars head athletic trainer Dave Zeis said. Benn had arthroscopic surgery Monday to correct Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), a bony growth on the head of the femur. Both surgeries were done by..." May 06

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    Stars captain Jamie Benn needs hip surgery. Played through it most of the year. And won scoring title. Pretty impressive.

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    Mark Stepneski @StarsInsideEdge

    Jamie Benn will play tonight, according to Lindy Ruff.

  • Jamie Benn has 'reached out' to Sedin twins on radio comments

    Yahoo! Sports "Tyler Seguin and Jamie Benn made a few insensitive comments about the Sedin twins on a Dallas-area radio show. And because of this Benn contacted the Sedins via statement released by the president of the Stars on the matter. That's a lot of layers of communication. The quotes in question..." February 11

  • Penguins captain Sidney Crosby impressed by Jamie Benn

    Dallas Morning News "Pittsburgh center Sidney Crosby will serve as captain for Canada’s Olympic team and said he has been impressed by first-time Olympian Benn. “I think his play, especially the last couple of years, has earned him the right to be on the team,” Crosby said of the Stars’ captain. “I think he’s just..." January 26

  • Tyler Seguin, Jamie Benn Proving Themselves One of League's Most Potent Duos

    Defending Big D "Isn't it nice to see a plan come together? When the Dallas Stars acquired Tyler Seguin in July I, like most fans, wrote "Benn + Seguin" on the nearest scrap of paper and then drew a red heart around the outside of it. (Right next to the scratched-out one that said "Benn + Jagr"...) It was the..." November 16

  • Dallas Stars let Kari Lehtonen relax as Tyler Seguin scores four, Jamie Benn has six points against Flames

    Dallas Morning News "Kari Lehtonen clearly is making the Stars a better team, but the Stars also are improving on their own. Lehtonen played his 11th straight game, played on back-to-back nights, and pushed his record to 9-3-2 with a 7-3 win over the Calgary Flames on Thursday night at Scotiabank..." November 15

  • Stars' Benn brothers enjoying experience as teammates

    Fox Sports Southwest "Throughout its storied history the National Hockey League has seen more than a few brother combinations who also happened to be teammates. Whether it was Maurice and Henri Richard from those great Montreal teams of days gone by or the three Stastny brothers who skated for the Quebec Nordiques back..." October 14

  • Future of Stars dependent on Jamie Benn, Tyler Seguin chemistry

    Dallas Morning News "In every sense of the word Jamie Benn and Tyler Seguin are the future of the Stars. Benn 24 was just named captain while Seguin 21 was acquired in a trade with the feeling he will be the team’s No. 1 center for the next decade. Benn has four years remaining on a five-year deal that averages..." October 07

  • Stars expected to try Tyler Seguin-Jamie Benn as penalty killing pair

    Dallas Morning News "Lindy Ruff has always liked using skilled players on his penalty kill so it’s no surprise that the new Stars coach was using Jamie Benn and Tyler Seguin as a penalty killing forward pair Tuesday morning at practice and said he would like to start using them in games on a regular basis. “I just..." September 24

  • Chiasson, Benn lead Stars past Panthers in shootout

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Alex Chiasson and Jamie Benn scored shootout goals to give the Dallas Stars a 3-2 preseason victory over the Florida Panthers on Wednesday. Dallas backup goalie Christopher Nilstrop stopped both Panthers attempts in the shootout. Chiasson and Benn both had beaten Florida’s Jacob..." September 19

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    Greg Wyshynski @wyshynski

    Jamie Benn is named captain of the Dallas Stars.

  • Benn will use actions to lead the way as new Stars captain

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "amie Benn admits he’s not much of a talker. He can be funny at times engaging at times self-deprecating at times. But he does it quietly. He’s likely not going to yell much or crack the whip on his teammates. “You guys miss all of my good speeches” he joked. “They’re always in the locker..." September 19

  • Jamie Benn expected to be named Stars' captain on Thursday

    Dallas Morning News "The Stars after Wednesday’s game sent out an e-mail that there would be a major announcement Thursday at 1:30 p.m. While nobody would confirm it the expectation is Jamie Benn is going to be named captain. Stars GM Jim Nill said earlier that he preferred to have a captain rather than three..." September 19

  • Jamie Benn (wrist) questionable for Saturday’s game against Chicago

    Dallas Morning News "Jamie Benn, who has missed two games with a wrist injury, skated for a short time, but did not seem to test his wrist very much. Stars coach Glen Gulutzan said Benn would give the wrist a good push at the morning skate on Saturday, and then the Stars would decide if Benn would play against the..." March 16

  • Jamie Benn looks like a player against Chicago Saturday

    Dallas Morning News "Daryl Reaugh dips deep into his Irish roots to give you his Game Day Preview. Is there a bagpipe version of “O’ Razor Boy” out there somewhere? Cody Eastwood gets the players and coaches to talk about the important matters for tonight’s game against the Blackhawks. The Stars will wear St...." March 16

  • Jamie Benn doubtful for Thursday, Brenden Morrow questionable

    NHL.com "Stars forward Jamie Benn (wrist) and Brenden Morrow (groin) were not on the ice to start practice today in Frisco, but both players came out and skated at the end of the session. “I would say that Jamie is doubtful for tomorrow,” said Stars coach Glen Gulutzan. “Brenden, we’ll see how he skates..." March 13

  • Benn, Morrow not expected to play, but Ray Whitney returns after missing 16 games

    Dallas Morning News "Jamie Benn (wrist) and Brenden Morrow (groin) both skated this morning at AAC, but neither is expected to play tonight against the Predators. However, Ray Whitney is expected to return from missing 16 games with a broken bone in his foot. That means the Stars lines tonight will likely look..." March 12

  • Jamie Benn will be “re-assessed” on Sunday

    Dallas Morning News "The Stars official stance on Jamie Benn is that he will be “re-assessed” on Sunday after a hard hit by Phoenix’s Martin Hanzal in the final two minutes of Dallas’ 2-1 loss to the Coyotes Saturday. They are not listing any injury at this time. While the Stars won’t say it, they definitely are..." March 10

  • Jamie Benn fined $10,000 for cross-check to Edmonton’s Ryan Jones

    Dallas Morning News "Dallas Stars forward Jamie Benn has been fined $10,000, the maximum allowed under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for cross-checking Edmonton Oilers forward Ryan Jones in NHL Game No. 295 in Dallas on Thursday, February 28, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced..." March 02

  • Stars' Benn to have hearing today for incident vs. Oilers

    TSN "Dallas Stars forward Jamie Benn could be facing supplemental discipline stemming from his major penalty for cross-checking in Thursday night's game against the Edmonton Oilers. He will have a hearing on Saturday with National Hockey League Director of Player Safety Brendan Shanahan. The..." March 02

  • Cristopher Nilstorp, Jamie Benn take top honors after Stars ice Sharks

    Dallas Morning News "Stars scoring summary for Sunday THREE STARS 1. Cristopher Nilstorp, Stars — Dallas needed big game from him 2. Jamie Benn, Stars — Goal, assist, fight — Gordie Howe hat trick 3. Joe Thornton, San Jose — Huge assist, and almost had tying goal. First Period: Both teams came..." February 24

  • Dallas Stars' Jamie Benn Named NHL's Second Star of the Week

    Defending Big D "The Stars are enjoying a three-game win streak, and it's no coincidence that Jamie Benn has six points in those contests. The effort did not go without league-wide notice as he's been named the NHL's second star of the week. Glen Gulutzan knows this is just par for the Stars' course this year..." February 11

  • Dallas Stars Need Jamie Benn to Start Shining

    Defending Big D "Much of the fanfare that existed before the start of the season has now faded. The Dallas Stars are struggling to put the puck in the net while dealing with roster and line combination fluctuations as well as the continued search for chemistry on a team that is desperately attempting to find out..." February 04

  • Joe Nieuwendyk Expects Big Things From Jamie Benn

    Defending Big D "Nick Cotsonika has already written one awesome article on the Dallas Stars this season as he gave us an in-depth introduction to Jaromir Jagr's work ethic and its effect on his teammates. And now, exactly a week later, he comes back with another great feature on a Stars player, this one..." January 31

  • Jamie Benn Contract: Assorted Thoughts As Stars Reportedly Close to a Deal

    Defending Big D "Dallas Stars fans were anxious before the lockout began back in September, worried in the two weeks leading up to the start of the season and now are downright frustrated with each game that passes without a Jamie Benn contract. The Stars have now played twice without Benn on the roster, a roster..." January 22

  • Jamie Benn's Contract Now The Top Priority For Dallas Stars

    Defending Big D "Now that the NHL lockout has ended and a tentative collective bargaining agreement has been settled upon, the most pressing issue of the Dallas Stars offseason can be addressed. Jamie Benn, the face of the franchise and the scoring leader in 2011-12, is still without a contract after a new deal..." January 06

  • Jamie Benn, Philip Larsen receive qualifying offers from Dallas Stars

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "The Dallas Stars extended qualifying offers to Jamie Benn and Philip Larsen, the club announced Tuesday. The Stars have now extended qualifying offers to a total of eight players. Teams are required to extend a one-year "qualifying offer" to any current restricted free agent by June 25 in order..." June 20

  • Flames survive bout of Benn's brilliance

    Calgary Herald "It seemed like Jamie Benn was going to take care of the Calgary Flames all by himself Monday night. Again. A goal 26 seconds after puck drop on his first shift of the game. A goal 44 seconds into the second period, again on his first shift. But when the Dallas Stars really needed another..." March 27

  • Quiet Jamie Benn raves about All-Star experience: 'It was something I'll never forget'

    Dallas Morning News "It was a quiet debut for Stars center Jamie Benn in the NHL All-Star Game. While Benn was a member of Team Chara, which took a 12-9 win over Team Alfredsson on Sunday, he finished with no shots in 14:02 of ice time. Benn was on a line with Patrick Kane of Chicago and Jordan Eberle of Edmonton, and..." January 30

  • Jamie Benn goes next to last in All-Star Game draft

    Dallas Morning News "Stars center Jamie Benn almost won a car on Thursday night in the All-Star Game Fantasy Draft in Ottawa. Benn is participating in his first All-Star Game and the NHL now drafts teams. As a consolation prize, the last player selected among the 38 players receives a car and $20,000 to donate to..." January 27