Sam Bennett RUMORS & NEWS

Sam Bennett

Height 0'0"
Weight lbs
Current Team Kingston (OHL)
  • Flames GM would be 'shocked' if top pick Sam Bennett makes roster "The Calgary Flames don't have much by way of optimism heading into the 2014-15 season. The one thing fans might be able to get excited about is to see which of the team's young players can make the NHL roster, giving a glimpse of a hopefully brighter future. After Sean Monahan performed well as..." September 02

  • UPDATE: NHL top prospect Sam Bennett who couldn't do pullup now up to 'at least two'

    Fox Sports "It can't be fun to be known as the guy who can't do a pullup at the NHL Scouting Combine. In fact, Sam Bennett can confirm that reputation is not the ideal one to have. The 17-year-old, who is tabbed as the No. 1 prospect ahead of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, garnered the wrong kind of attention..." June 11

  • NHL's top prospect can't do one stinking pull-up?

    Fox Sports "Sam Bennett is an extremely talented hockey player. If he weren't, NHL Central Scouting wouldn't have tabbed him as the No. 1 prospect entering the 2014 NHL Draft. Scouts found out this weekend, however, that upper-body strength is not the 17-year-old's area of expertise. Bennett, who..." June 03

  • No pull-ups, no problem for top NHL draft prospect Sam Bennett

    Winnipeg Free Press "Sam Bennett isn't accustomed to being last in anything. First among North American skaters in NHL Central Scouting's final 2014 draft rankings, the Kingston Frontenacs centre finished dead-last in one category during Saturday's fitness testing at the annual combine. Bennett couldn't do a single..." June 01

  • Bennett learned OHL, emerged as best in 2014 class "A little confidence went a long way in helping jumpstart the career of Kingston Frontenacs center Samuel Bennett. There wasn't much pressure on Bennett entering 2012-13, his first season in the Ontario Hockey League, after being the ninth pick of the 2012 OHL draft. He played his game, learned..." May 29

2014 NHL Draft Results

# Team Player School/Team
1 Panthers Aaron Ekblad Barrie (OHL)
2 Sabres Sam Reinhardt Kootenay (WHL)
3 Oilers Leon Draisaitl Prince Albert (WHL)
4 Flames Sam Bennett Kingston (OHL)
5 Islanders Michael dal Colle Oshawa (OHL)
6 Canucks Jake Virtanen Calgary Hitmen (WHL)
7 Hurricanes Haydn Fleury Red Deer (WHL)
8 Maple Leafs William Nylander Rogle BK (Allsvenskan)
9 Jets Nikolaj Ehlers Halifax (QMJHL)
10 Ducks* Nick Ritchie Peterborough (OHL)
Full NHL Draft Results


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