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Andre Benoit | Defenseman

Team: Buffalo Sabres
Age / DOB:  (31) / 1/6/1984
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 191
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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

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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

Andre Benoit found the back of the net in Colorado's 3-1 win over Ottawa on Sunday.

Benoit only has six goals this season, but four of those markers have come in his last nine games. He also has 18 assists in 66 contests this season.
Source: Denver Post
Mon, Mar 17, 2014 08:56:00 AM

Andre Benoit recorded two assists in Colorado's 4-2 win on Saturday.

Benoit has recorded at least a point in five of his last seven games. That's helped him climb to two goals and 18 points in 44 contests in 2013-14.
Source: Denver Post
Sun, Jan 12, 2014 09:47:00 AM

Andre Benoit has been averaging 20:48 of ice time per game this season.

He's seen 2:38 of average ice time per match on the power play. Benoit has 12 points in 35 games, but he's produced just one point, a goal, in his last 15 outings.
Thu, Dec 26, 2013 03:20:00 PM

Andre Benoit scored a goal and registered two assists in Colorado's 4-3 overtime win over Phoenix Thursday night.

It was Benoit's first goal of the season and it doubled Colorado's lead in the second period. He also has 10 assists in 20 games. John Mitchell also had a strong game with a goal and an assist, while Cody McLeod and Ryan O'Reilly scored the others goals for the Avalanche. P.A Parenteau added two helpers in the victory.
Fri, Nov 22, 2013 03:40:00 AM

Andre Benoit returned to action on Tuesday November 19.

He missed Saturday's game with a minor wrist injury and promptly returned for Tuesday's match against Chicago. Benoit earned an assist and logged nearly 20 minutes of ice time in Colorado's 5-1 win. He has no goals and eight helpers in 19 contests this year.
Wed, Nov 20, 2013 02:30:00 AM

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D1Rasmus Ristolainen
2Josh Gorges
3Zach Bogosian
4Nikita Zadorov
5Mike Weber
6Andre Benoit
7Andrej Meszaros
8Mark Pysyk
9Tyson Strachan
G1Michal Neuvirth
2Anders Lindback