Sam Bennett RUMORS & NEWS

  • Panthers' Sam Bennett 'couldn't be happier' playing under Joel Quenneville

    The Score "Warm weather, golf, fishing, and, most importantly, the opportunity to play under three-time Stanley Cup-winning head coach Joel Quenneville: Consider Florida Panthers center Sam Bennett a fan of life in the Sunshine State. "(Quenneville's) a coach that..." August 21

  • Panthers re-sign RFA Sam Bennett

    TSN "The Florida Panthers have re-signed Sam Bennett to a four-year, $17.6 million contract ahead of the winger reaching restricted free agency, according to TSN Hockey Insider Pierre LeBrun. Bennett will carry a cap hit of $4.4 million under the new deal. " July 26

  • Panthers' Sam Bennett to have hearing for Game 1 hit on Lightning's Blake Coleman

    Sportsnet "The NHL's department of player safety announced Monday that Sam Bennett will have a hearing for boarding Blake Coleman in Game 1 of the first-round playoff series between the Florida Panthers and Tampa Bay Lightning. Read More- May 17

  • Panthers' Sam Bennett suspended one game

    TSN "Florida Panthers forward Sam Bennett has been suspended one game for boarding Tampa Bay Lightning winger Blake Coleman in Sunday's 5-4 loss. Read More- May 17

  • Lightning's Jon Cooper: Sam Bennett's hit on Blake Coleman was 'predatory'

    The Score "Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper called out Florida Panthers forward Sam Bennett for his check on Blake Coleman in Game 1 on Sunday night. Read More- May 17

  • Patric Hornqvist, Sam Bennett to play Game 1 for Panthers "Forwards Patric Hornqvist and Sam Bennett practiced Friday and are expected to be in the lineup for Game 1 of the best-of-7 Stanley Cup First Round when the Panthers host the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday (7:30 p.m. ET; NBCSN, SN, TVAS, BSFL, BSSUN). Hornqvist..." May 14

  • Can Panthers get more out of Sam Bennett, other trade deadline adds?

    Pro Hockey Talk "It’s early in Bill Zito’s run as Florida Panthers GM, but so far, he’s unearthed some real hidden gems. You also have to think that Joel Quenneville’s played a significant role in breakthroughs for the likes of Anthony Duclair and Carter..." April 15

  • Flames trade Sam Bennett to Panthers

    TSN "Sam Bennett's time with the Calgary Flames has come to an end. The Flames are dealing the 24-year-old centre to the Florida Panthers in exchange for a second-round draft pick and a prospect. The move comes after Bennett and his agent, Darren Ferris, made it publicly..." April 12

  • Flames' Sam Bennett moves on from trade request

    Sportsnet "Several months after his trade demand went public, Sam Bennett was singing a different tune Wednesday. Asked if he has altered his stance, he spoke glowingly of Darryl Sutter, who came in last month and saddled the Calgary Flames winger with slightly more ice time..." April 08

  • With Flames becoming deadline sellers, Sam Bennett puts value on display

    Sportsnet "Sam Bennett was promised he’d get a bigger role under Darryl Sutter. They don’t come much bigger than being asked to shut down the world’s best player. That was the position the veteran winger was thrust into Friday night after Mikael Backlund was a..." April 03