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Jordie Benn | Defenseman

Team: Dallas Stars
Age / DOB:  (27) / 7/26/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 200
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Jordie Benn and Colton Sceviour will ride the pine Saturday night against Los Angeles.
Benn continues to be among those most adversely affected by Dallas' shuffling on the blue line as he'll be a healthy, again. Meanwhile Sceviour has been subbed in favor of Curtis McKenzie. Nov 22 - 7:57 PM
Source: NHL.com

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Jordie Benn will be a healthy scratch against Arizona on Thursday.

The 27-year-old has four assists and is a minus-4 in 19 games this season.
Source: NHL.com
Nov 20 - 7:57 PM

Jordien Benn continues to struggle on the Dallas blueline.

His blind pass landed on Mikael Granlund's stick and in the net for Minnesota's first goal in a 4-1 Dallas loss Saturday night. It was just the latest in a number of bad choices for Benn. With Sergei Gonchar close to returning to action Benn has made himself a scratch candidate.
Nov 2 - 12:45 PM

Dallas blueliner Jordie Benn netted a rare power play tally in Monday's preseason-opening 4-3 win over the Blues.

Newcomers Jason Spezza and Ales Hemsky helped to set up the goal early in the third period. The Stars also received goals from Jason Dickinson, Curtis McKenzie and Vernon Fiddler in the win. In goal, Kari Lehtonen played the first 30 minutes of the contest and stopped 11 of 12 shots before he was replaced by Anders Lindback, who allowed two goals on 21 shots.
Sep 22 - 11:23 PM

Jordie Benn earned his roster spot in Dallas at training camp and he's maintained it over the course of the season.

Kevin Connauton and Jamie Oleksiak were viewed as threats to his playing time, but Connauton has had trouble staying in the lineup and Oleksiak has spent the vast majority of the year in the minors. "He's been really solid all year, really," coach Lindy Ruff said of Benn. "He's done a good job of playing simple and keeping within himself, and he's just done a whole lot more of that in recent games." He leads Dallas' defense corps with a plus-14 rating and he's chipped in 17 points in 68 contests. Benn also has 105 hits and 102 blocked shots.
Mar 28 - 10:09 AM

Jordie Benn scored on a penalty shot in Tuesday's win over Minnesota.

It was the defenseman's first NHL penalty shot, but he said he has used the same move before in the minors. "And it worked there, so I thought I would try it again," Benn said. "It's the only move I have." He has two goals and 10 points in 46 games this season.
Jan 22 - 8:44 AM

Jordie Benn has gone 11 straight games without a negative rating.

Benn ranks fifth on the team with a plus-five rating. He doesn't attract the same kind of attention that his younger brother Jamie Benn gets, but Jordie has gone from being undrafted and playing in the ECHL to becoming a solid NHL defenseman.
Wed, Dec 25, 2013 06:26:00 PM

Jordie Benn doesn't feel jealous or uncomfortable by his younger brother Jamie's success, particularly when compared to his own.

Jordie Benn has made it to the NHL, so you really can't call him anything but successful. Still, his younger brother has emerged as an elite forward while Jordie has had to fight tooth and nail just to become a regular with Dallas. Jordie understands why some people would wonder if that fact would lead to him feeling jealous, "but we're so close and so much the same, that I just could never possibly feel that way about him," he explained. The elder Benn added that he not the type to compare himself with other people. "My dad really instilled in us the drive to work hard and never quit, so I just show up and do whatever they need me to do," he added. "So far that's worked out pretty well for me."
Sun, Nov 17, 2013 09:55:00 AM

Jordie Benn notched the only goal for Dallas in its 5-1 setback versus the Wild on Saturday night.

In 33 NHL games, the defenseman now has two goals and 10 points, so he's not quite the level of aiding fantasy lineups anytime soon. Alex Chiasson and Tyler Seguin had the assists on the goal.
Sat, Oct 12, 2013 11:10:00 PM

Jordie Benn will face plenty of competition for a roster spot this campaign.

Sergei Gonchar was added in the off-season to group that includes returnees Stephane Robidas, Trevor Daley, Alex Goligoski, Brenden Dillon and Aaron Rome. Kevin Connauton and Jamie Oleksiak are also slated to battle for spots in the Stars' top-six group. "You know who is here, who is coming back and who you are up against," Benn said. "You come into camp, work really hard and hopefully I can crack the top six. Obviously, you want to be in the lineup every night, you don't want to be in and out. Crack the top six and work hard." He skated in 26 games with Dallas last season. In 2013-14, he still has a two-way deal so he could be heading for the minors again.
Mon, Sep 2, 2013 06:16:00 PM

Dallas Stars sign Jordie Benn to three-year contract.

The team did not release terms for the deal. Benn split the season between the AHL and the NHL, amassing one goal and six points in 26 games in Dallas. Benn also had seven goals and 21 points in 43 games with the Texas Stars of the AHL.
Source: NHL.com
Wed, Jul 3, 2013 04:46:00 PM

Jordie Benn has been called up by the Dallas Stars.

Benn has a goal and six points in 23 games with the Dallas Stars this season. He also has 21 points and 33 penalty minutes in 43 AHL contests.
Mon, Apr 8, 2013 12:08:00 PM

Jordie Benn has been sent down to the AHL.

Benn has six points and 10 penalty minutes in 23 games this season. Don't be surprised if he has another stint with Dallas before the campaign is done.
Wed, Apr 3, 2013 03:47:00 PM

Defenseman Jordie Benn, older brother of Dallas center Jamie Benn, scored his first NHL goal Saturday night in the Stars' 5-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche, and he was elated.

"A dream come true," Benn said of the goal. "You always think about scoring a goal in the NHL and it's finally done, and hopefully, there's many more to come." Benn's goal came on a power play in his 26th NHL game.
Sun, Mar 24, 2013 10:19:00 AM

Jordie Benn has been called up by the Dallas Stars.

Benn has seven goals and 21 points in 40 AHL games this season. He has no fantasy value in standard leagues.
Mon, Feb 18, 2013 05:50:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Tyler Seguin
2Jason Spezza
3Cody Eakin
4Vernon Fiddler
5Travis Morin
LW1Jamie Benn
2Erik Cole
3Antoine Roussel
4Shawn Horcoff
5Travis Moen
6Curtis McKenzie
RW1Valeri Nichushkin
2Ales Hemsky
3Ryan Garbutt
4Colton Sceviour
5Patrick Eaves
6Rich Peverley
D1Alex Goligoski
2Trevor Daley
3Jason Demers
4Jordie Benn
5Patrik Nemeth
6Jyrki Jokipakka
7Jamie Oleksiak
G1Kari Lehtonen
2Anders Lindback