Jamie Benn RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jamie Benn 'felt good' in first preseason game

    NHL.com "It didn't look like Dallas Stars forward Jamie Benn was playing his first preseason game after offseason surgery. Benn had an assist on Patrick Eaves' game-tying goal with 5:08 remaining in a 2-1 shootout win against the Florida Panthers at American Airlines Center on Tuesday. He played 19:36..." October 06

  • Logan Couture added to Team Canada for World Cup

    NHL.com "San Jose Sharks forward Logan Couture was added to Team Canada's 23-man roster for the World Cup of Hockey 2016, Hockey Canada announced Tuesday. Couture replaces Dallas Stars forward Jamie Benn, who had core muscle surgery last month. Benn was expected to need six weeks to recover and should..." August 23

  • Benn aiming to return from injury ahead of World Cup

    The Score "Jamie Benn has one thing on his mind as he continues to nurse a core muscle injury, the World Cup of Hockey. The Dallas Stars forward is two weeks removed from surgery to repair the injury and as he progresses, Benn admits his main focus is being well enough to play for Team Canada. "As of..." July 31

  • The praise for Jamie Benn's new contract is well-deserved

    SB Nation "Dallas pundits are lauding Jamie Benn's new deal as one of the best in DFW sports. It's hard to argue against that, but it's only excellent in context. If John Klingberg hadn't been locked up for pennies (seriously, seven years for $4.25 million per year is a steal) then the Stars might've had to..." July 22

  • Stars GM on Benn: ‘He’s in the prime of his career’

    Sportsnet "Jamie Benn may have just become one of the richest players in the NHL, but he also saved his organization a year-long headache. On Friday, Benn signed a massive eight-year, $76-million contract extension with the Dallas Stars, removing him from 2017’s free agent pool and sparing the team the..." July 16

  • Stars sign Benn to 8-year, $76M contract extension

    USA Today "Dallas forward Jamie Benn has signed an eight-year extension with the team, the Stars announced Friday. The contract is worth $76 million and has an average annual value of $9.5 million, making Benn among the game's highest-earning stars. The Stars' captain has been one of the best players..." July 16

  • Jamie Benn Has Offseason Surgery, Expected To Be Ready For Training Camp

    Defending Big D "Last summer, Jamie Benn underwent double hip surgery to repair injuries he had played through all season long. That was the same season in which he won the Art Ross Trophy for scoring the most points in the league. On two bum hips. In a season in which he played 82 games. The Dallas Stars..." July 15

  • Steven Stamkos contract extension should make Stars fans happy for a couple of Jamie Benn-related reasons

    Sports Day "In one fell swoop, Tampa Bay general manager Steve Yzerman might have become the best friend of Stars' fans Wednesday. By signing Steven Stamkos to an eight-year contract extension that averages $8.5 million, Yzerman set a perfect market price for Stars' captain Jamie Benn and also created..." June 30

  • 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