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Jamie Benn | Winger

Team: Dallas Stars
Age / DOB:  (26) / 7/18/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 210
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To some, the Dallas Stars are heading toward possible headaches, but the Dallas Morning News' Mike Heika laid out the wisdom of GM Jim Nill's plan.
In particular, Heika notes that the Stars are set to where Patrick Sharp's $5.9 million cap hit will expire when Jamie Benn's bargain deal is over, so they could basically send that money to their captain. The Stars are very much in win-now mode, which makes them a very intriguing fantasy proposition. Aug 30 - 2:08 PM

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Jamie Benn has been skating more each week, but he's trying not to rush his recovery from double hip surgery.

"I'm skating three times a week now — it's just working on the edges really," he said. "Workouts are picking up, but it's still controlled. I get pretty antsy at times, but the trainers remind me that I've got plenty of time and just take it slow." Benn admits that he's anxious to be ready for opening night because he wants to help the Stars get off to a strong start. He also likes the additions of former Blackhawks Patrick Sharp and Johnny Oduya due to their experience and leadership.
Aug 5 - 6:31 PM

Jamie Benn (hip surgeries) believes he's ahead of schedule.

"We still have a long time to go here before training camp and the season starts, so I am in no rush," Benn said. "I am going to take it day-by-day, nice and slow. I think the main thing is that I don’t want any setbacks. I am definitely happy with my progress." Benn is already skating while an earlier timetable suggested that wouldn't happen until August. He was dealing with hip problems for the better part of the 2014-15 campaign and still managed to score 35 goals and 87 points in 82 games.
Jul 9 - 9:57 AM

Jamie Benn officially took home the Art Ross Trophy on Wednesday night.

The award is for the player who scores the most points during the regular season, which Benn was able to capture with a magical four-point night to overtake both Sidney Crosby and John Tavares on the season's final night. Benn had a career season, setting new highs in goals (35), assists (52), and points (87). He also became the first Stars player to capture the award in franchise history.
Source: NHL.com
Jun 24 - 9:37 PM

Jamie Benn is progressing well from surgery earlier this month to both of his hips.

Benn is doing rehab as per schedule and should be ready to participate in training camp without restrictions. That's good news for those of you who own the Stars' captain after his breakout season in which he led the NHL in scoring. Ales Hemsky and Trevor Daley, who also both had hip surgeries, are also progressing in schedule.
Source: Stars.com
May 23 - 12:43 PM

Jamie Benn plans to stay in North Texas over the summer.

Benn would typically go home to Victoria, British Columbia, but he thinks staying put will improve his chances of smoothly rehabbing from two hip surgeries. "I've got one shot to do this right, and I don't want to mess it up, so I want to stay around all of the trainers and doctors and make sure I have the best care possible," Benn said. Despite his hip problems, Benn had 35 goals and 87 points in 82 contests in 2014-15.
May 15 - 9:51 AM

Jamie Benn had his second hip surgery in a week this past Monday.

He is slated to be skating in August and could be ready for the start of the regular season if he progresses as expected. According to head athletic trainer Dave Zeis, Benn has responded well from the procedures thus far. Benn played through the issue for most of the season and he led the league in scoring with 87 points in 82 games.
May 6 - 12:15 PM

Jamie Benn is one of the three finalists for the Ted Lindsay Award.

Like the Hart Trophy, the Ted Lindsay Award goes to the league's MVP. The difference is that the Hart is handled by PHWA while the players themselves vote on the Ted Lindsay Award. The writers and players both agreed on Alex Ovechkin and Carey Price this season, but they differ on Benn. The writers' third nominee was John Tavares instead. Benn won the scoring title with 87 points in 82 contests. Tavares only finished one point behind though and had 38 goals to Benn's 35. Tavares' Islanders also made the playoffs, which many Hart Trophy voters likely took into consideration.
May 5 - 7:06 PM

Jamie Benn has undergone surgery on his ailing hip, but he'll have another procedure in about week.

He is getting some rest before his other hip has surgery and then his four-to-five month recovery will begin. Benn had been suffering through a hip issue for most of the season, but that didn't stop him from winning the Art Ross Trophy, as the league's leading scorer, with 87 points in 82 games.
Apr 28 - 11:06 AM

Jamie Benn will have off-season surgery on his hip.

He is slated to need about four to five months of rehab following the procedure. Despite dealing with the issue for most of the year, Benn led the NHL in scoring with 87 points in 82 games. He should be ready for training camp.
Apr 13 - 1:27 PM

Jamie Benn won the first Art Ross trophy in Dallas Stars franchise history.

"It felt good," Benn said. "It’s a little bittersweet, because obviously we’re not in the playoffs. But it was pretty special to see your teammates work so hard for you...The No. 1 goal here is to make the playoffs and just give yourself a chance to win a Stanley Cup. We didn’t do that this year and it’s disappointing. It’s going to be a long summer, a lot of time to think. But at the same time, we got to get back to work pretty soon here because it is so hard just to get into the NHL Playoffs. We got a lot of hard work to do, to go." The 25-year-old finishes the season with 35 goals and 87 points in 82 games this season.
Apr 12 - 11:17 AM

Jamie Benn stole the Art Ross trophy from John Tavares on Saturday night with four points in the Stars’ 4-1 win against the Predators.

There’s no other way to put it: Benn needed a world-class performance and he got it. John Tavares recorded two points in the 7 p.m. ET game to extend his lead, however Benn, later Saturday, scored three times -- including once on the empty net, followed by an assist with nine seconds left -- to edge out Tavares by one point -- 87 to 86. Benn was a monster the final few months, scoring seven goals and recording 13 points in five April games. Even more impressive was that Tyler Seguin sat Saturday night. Cody Eakin rounded out the scoring with a goal and a helper.
Apr 11 - 11:16 PM

Jamie Benn recorded three assists in the Stars 4-0 drubbing of Anaheim on Wednesday to continue his recent points scoring tear.

Benn is in a three-way tie for first with John Tavares and Sidney Crosby with 83 points. Tavares technically holds to lead because he has the most goals but there is still two games left for all three players. Benn has now recorded two straight three point nights and has 11 in his last five games as it is obvious he is trying his best to win that overall scoring title. Patrick Eaves picked up two goals while Jordie Benn and Vernon Fiddler also found the back of the net.
Apr 9 - 1:52 AM

Jamie Benn doesn't seem to care much about being in the Art Ross Trophy race.

"One of the goals I set was that I wanted to make the playoffs every year I was captain, so this is a really disappointing time," Benn said Tuesday. "I just don't see any individual awards as being that important." He has registered 80 points in 80 games this season, which puts him three behind Sidney Crosby and John Tavares for the NHL lead.
Apr 8 - 10:57 AM

Jamie Benn led the Stars to a 5-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks Monday night.

Benn was able to net two goals and an assist in the win bringing his season totals to 32 goals and 48 assists for 80 points in 80 games. He now ranks 10th in the league in goals and second in points which solidifies his status as a top 10 overall fantasy player this season. Colton Sceviour, Patrick Eaves, and Ryan Garbutt also scored for the Stars Monday night while Jason Spezza and Tyler Seguin each added two assists.
Apr 7 - 1:28 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Tyler Seguin
2Jason Spezza
3Cody Eakin
4Vernon Fiddler
LW1Jamie Benn
2Patrick Sharp
3Antoine Roussel
4Travis Moen
5Curtis McKenzie
RW1Valeri Nichushkin
2Ales Hemsky
3Patrick Eaves
4Colton Sceviour
D1Alex Goligoski
2John Klingberg
3Johnny Oduya
4Jason Demers
5Jordie Benn
6Jyrki Jokipakka
7Patrik Nemeth
8Stephen Johns
G1Kari Lehtonen
2Antti Niemi