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Andre Benoit | Defenseman | #61

Team: St Louis Blues
Age / DOB:  (32) / 1/6/1984
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 191
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Andre Benoit is slated to make his season debut with the Blues on Monday night.
He is expected to be paired with Joel Edmundson. Chris Butler is going to be a healthy scratch and Robert Bortuzzo is out with a lower-body injury. Benoit had nine points in 59 games with Buffalo last season. Jan 18 - 3:55 PM

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The St. Louis Blues recalled Andre Benoit from AHL Chicago on Sunday.

The 32-year-old veteran has just 179 career NHL games to his credit with 48 points. Though it's worth noting he has 25 points in 37 games down on the farm this season. He doesn't possess much fantasy value.
Jan 17 - 4:48 PM

The Blues have placed seven players on waivers for the purpose of assigning them to Chicago Wolves of the AHL.

Andre Benoit may be the most recognizable name of the seven. The others are: Pat Cannone, Jeremy Welsh, Danny Kristo, Justin Hodgman, Cody Beach, and Peter Harrold. None were expected to break camp with the Blues and none of them have any fantasy value.
Source: In the Slot
Sat, Sep 26, 2015 01:25:00 PM

Andre Benoit's recently signed one-year, two-way deal comes with a $600,000 cap hit at the NHL level.

Benoit can still earn $300,000 in the minors. He had a goal and nine points in 59 contests with the Buffalo Sabres last season.
Tue, Jul 7, 2015 12:30:00 PM

Andre Benoit has inked a one-year, two-way deal with the St. Louis Blues.

Benoit had a goal and nine points in 59 games with Buffalo in 2014-15. The 31-year-old defenseman has 179 games worth of NHL experience under his belt, but we think he's more likely to start the 2015-16 campaign in the minors.
Mon, Jul 6, 2015 12:14:00 PM

Andre Benoit (upper body) probably won't play in Buffalo's final two games of the season.

He didn't take part in Thursday's practice after he was injured on Monday versus Carolina. Benoit has nine points and 98 blocks in 59 games this season with the Sabres.
Fri, Apr 10, 2015 09:26:00 AM

Andre Benoit was injured in a center-ice collision during Monday's game against Carolina.

There wasn't an update on his status on Tuesday, so consider him day-to-day for now. He appeared to be woozy when he left the ice and didn't return.
Wed, Apr 8, 2015 08:50:00 AM

Andre Benoit will be a healthy scratch for Wednesday's tilt with the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Benoit will gave way to youngsters Nikita Zadorov and Tyson Strachan for Wednesday's game. Benoit has played in 46 games this season scoring a goal and six assists with a minus nine rating but has picked up just one assist in his last 13 games.
Wed, Mar 11, 2015 06:51:00 PM

Andre Benoit netted his first goal as a member of the Sabres on Tuesday night.

He scored a shorthanded goal in the second period to give Buffalo a 3-1 lead, but Detroit's power play got the last laugh in the third when it struck three times to break the game wide open. Benoit has produced four points in 25 games.
Wed, Dec 24, 2014 10:02:00 AM

Andre Benoit is on the ice for the Sabres Monday versus the Ottawa Senators.

Benoit played on Saturday and will once again be on the blue line for the Sabres when they take on the Senators. In 20 games played this season, the 30-year-old defenseman has one assist and is a minus 10 rating.
Mon, Dec 15, 2014 05:04:00 PM

Andre Benoit is a healthy scratch in Friday's game against Tampa Bay.

The 30-year-old has no points and a minus-13 rating in 16 games this season.
Source: NHL.com
Thu, Dec 4, 2014 08:06:00 PM

Andre Benoit will ride the pine once again as Buffalo takes on Montreal.

He's played in 15 games and is a minus-13 with no points. He'll be a healthy scratch.
Fri, Nov 28, 2014 07:03:00 PM

Andre Benoit was back in Buffalo's lineup on Wednesday night.

Prior to the match he had been a healthy scratch in seven of the last nine games. He got the chance to play because of an injury to Tyler Myers. Benoit logged 17:49 of ice time and he picked up a minus-1 rating to bring him to minus-13 on the year. To make matters worse, Benoit doesn't have a point in 15 games.
Thu, Nov 27, 2014 09:59:00 AM

Andre Benoit has been scratched for Tuesday's tilt against San Jose.

No reason was specified by Coach Nolan. In 14 games this season the veteran defender has 26 shot blocks, 12 hits and eight PIMs.
Source: NHL.com
Tue, Nov 18, 2014 07:49:00 PM

Andre Benoit will get back into the lineup on Thursday.

He'll play against Minnesota because Josh Gorges is out with a lower-body injury. Benoit has been scratched for the past two games. He has no points and a minus-11 rating in 13 contests.
Thu, Nov 13, 2014 10:05:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1David Backes
2Paul Stastny
3Jori Lehtera
4Kyle Brodziak
LW1Alexander Steen
2Jaden Schwartz
3Robby Fabbri
4Magnus Paajarvi
5Steve Ott
RW1Vladimir Tarasenko
2Troy Brouwer
3Dmitrij Jaskin
4Scottie Upshall
5Patrik Berglund
6Ryan Reaves
D1Kevin Shattenkirk
2Alex Pietrangelo
3Jay Bouwmeester
4Colton Parayko
5Andre Benoit
6Carl Gunnarsson
7Robert Bortuzzo
8Joel Edmundson
G1Jake Allen
2Brian Elliott
3Pheonix Copley