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Andre Benoit | Defenseman

Team: St Louis Blues
Age / DOB:  (31) / 1/6/1984
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 191
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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. Jul 7 - 12:30 PM

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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.
Jul 6 - 12:14 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.
Apr 10 - 9:26 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.
Apr 8 - 8:50 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.
Mar 11 - 6:51 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.
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.
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

Andre Benoit logged 23:11 of ice time in Sunday's preseason loss to Washington.

Only defense partner Rasmus Ristolainen (23:17) played more on the Sabres in a 1-0 defeat. Both players finished a minus-1 rating. Buffalo wants Benoit to act as a leader on the club even though he has just 120 NHL contests in his career. Benoit, who turned 30 in January, broke out last season with the Colorado Avalanche. He registered seven goals, 28 points and 113 shots in 79 games.
Mon, Sep 22, 2014 10:22:00 AM

Andre Benoit has inked a one-year, $800,000 contract with the Buffalo Sabres.

Benoit had seven goals and 21 assists in 79 games with the Colorado Avalanche last season. He might end up getting top-four minutes in Buffalo.
Wed, Jul 23, 2014 12:03:00 PM

It is unlikely that Andre Benoit will be back in Denver next season.

He is an unrestricted free agent and the Avs seem content to make a few changes on their blueline. The re-signing of Benoit and fellow UFA Cory Sarich are not viewed as Colorado priorities.
Source: Denver Post
Sun, May 4, 2014 10:45:00 AM

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