Jamie Benn RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • 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