Jamie Benn RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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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    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.ca "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