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Beau Bennett | Winger

Team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Age / DOB:  (23) / 11/27/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 195
College: Denver
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The Pittsburgh Penguins have confirmed that Beau Bennett has the mumps.
Bennett was previously under suspicion because he was displaying mumps-like symptoms. He was already on the sidelines due to a lower-body injury. Dec 16 - 5:25 PM

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Beau Bennett, who was already out with a lower-body injury, might have the mumps.

Bennett has mumps-like symptoms, but the Penguins haven't been able to confirm his condition yet. The Penguins are missing Sidney Crosby due to the mumps.
Dec 15 - 11:40 AM

Beau Bennett (lower body) didn't participate in Tuesday's practice.

Bennett has missed seven straight contests due to the ailment and is likely to be out for at least another week. He's missing a prime opportunity to get top-six minutes as the Penguins have been without wingers Chris Kunitz, Patric Hornqvist, and Pascal Dupuis.
Dec 10 - 9:28 AM

Beau Bennett will remain sidelined Monday night versus the Rangers.

The young Penguins forward will remain day-to-day with a lower body injury and not dress Monday against the Rangers. With all the injuries the Penguins have, they need Bennett to heal quickly and provide some much needed depth to the lineup. He's played just seven games this year, scoring a goal and a pair of assists.
Source: NHL.com
Dec 8 - 5:21 PM

Beau Bennett (lower body) is projected to miss about two weeks.

He was hurt in Monday's game versus Boston. Bennett has produced a goal and two assists in seven games this season.
Nov 26 - 1:25 PM

Beau Bennett didn't practice with the Penguins on Tuesday due to a lower-body injury.

Bennett was hurt late in Monday's game. His career has been essentially put on hold for the last two seasons due to injuries, but Penguins coach Mike Johnston rose to Bennett's defense against the perception that he's injury prone. "When you look at the injuries he's had," Johnston said, "it's just the way things happen. Maybe it's just a stroke of bad luck. He's trained hard. He was ready for the start of the season. I'm convinced it's just one of those things. For him, maybe this will be the end of it."
Nov 26 - 9:31 AM

Beau Bennett hasn't recorded a point in three games since returning from a lower-body injury.

"When something happens to your lower body, it's always in the back of your head. Mentally you have to get over it. Eventually I will," Bennett said. Of course, it also doesn't help that he's averaged just 10:15 minutes per contest. He's got a lot of offensive upside, but we can't recommend owning him in standard leagues until he earns a bigger role with the Penguins.
Nov 18 - 11:15 AM

As expected, Beau Bennett made his NHL season debut on Tuesday.

Bennett was sidelined for the start of the season due to a lower-body injury. He took part in two AHL contests prior to Tuesday's game, but he was still used sparingly. He had a minus-one rating and logged just 9:35 minutes of ice time.
Nov 12 - 9:39 AM

The Pittsburgh Penguins have confirmed that Beau Bennett will make his season debut on Tuesday.

Bennett missed the start of the campaign due to a lower-body injury. He was sent to the AHL to shake off the rust and recorded five assists in two contests.
Nov 11 - 6:46 PM

Beau Bennett has been called up by the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Bennett had five assists in two AHL games. He's been devastated by injuries over the last couple of years, but he still has the potential to establish himself as a top-six forward.
Nov 11 - 1:52 PM

Beau Bennett has five assists in two AHL games.

Bennett is too good for the minors, but it remains to be seen if he can make the transition to the NHL. Of course, the bigger roadblock for him has been his health as he's been hit hard by injuries over the last couple of years.
Nov 11 - 11:14 AM

Beau Bennett might be playing in the AHL for a little while.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton coach John Hynes suggested that Bennett needs to prove something before he'll be able to rejoin Pittsburgh. "'He has to leave no doubt that he's a full-time National Hockey League player," Hynes said. "It's strong work ethic. It's really being a difference-maker out there." Bennett has the potential to develop into a top-six forward, but he been slowed by injuries in recent seasons.
Nov 8 - 11:13 AM

Beau Bennett has been cleared for contact and he'll be sent to the minors to get some skates in while Pittsburgh goes on the road.

However, the reassignment isn't a formal conditioning stint. "It's an opportunity for him, with us being on the road and not having quality practices as we talked to you about," coach Mike Johnston said. "We'd like these guys to have some time in practice to get through practice. He needs that. So he has a chance to go down to Wilkes and get quality practices in this week." He suffered an injury to his medial collateral ligament during the preseason.
Nov 3 - 5:41 PM

Beau Bennett (lower body) might make his return within the next couple of weeks.

Bennett has a lot of potential, but he just can't catch a break. In addition to missing at least the first month of the 2013-14 campaign, he was limited to 21 contests in 2013-14. He'll be worth keeping an eye on once he's finally healthy.
Oct 30 - 9:32 AM

Beau Bennett (lower body) hasn't been cleared for contact yet.

Bennett is expected to get the green light to participate in contact drills after getting three or four practices under his belt. He hasn't played yet this season, but might be able to return next week.
Oct 28 - 12:24 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Sidney Crosby
2Evgeni Malkin
3Brandon Sutter
4Marcel Goc
5Andrew Ebbett
6Scott Wilson
7Zach Sill
LW1Chris Kunitz
2Beau Bennett
3Nick Spaling
4Blake Comeau
5Rob Klinkhammer
6Bobby Farnham
RW1Patric Hornqvist
2Pascal Dupuis
3Steve Downie
4Craig Adams
5Bryan Rust
D1Kris Letang
2Christian Ehrhoff
3Paul Martin
4Olli Maatta
5Rob Scuderi
6Simon Despres
7Robert Bortuzzo
8Derrick Pouliot
9Taylor Chorney
10Brian Dumoulin
11Scott Harrington
G1Marc-Andre Fleury
2Thomas Greiss