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Jordie Benn | Defenseman | #8

Team: Montreal Canadiens
Age / DOB:  (30) / 7/26/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 198
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Jordie Benn has two goals in his last two games.
Benn got his fourth marker of the season in Tuesday's 4-3 loss against the St. Louis Blues. He got Montreal on the board late in the first period. Fellow defenseman Shea Weber had the other two goals in the contest for the Canadiens. Dec 6 - 9:44 AM

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Jordie Benn got his second goal of the season in Wednesday's 3-2 shootout loss to Nashville.

Benn opened the scoring in the contest. He had two shots and one block in 16:59 of ice time. Benn has six points in 22 outings this campaign.
Nov 23 - 9:35 AM

Jordie Benn (flu) will play in Saturday's home game against the Maple Leafs.

Benn didn't skate on Friday, but he's healthy enough to take on Toronto tonight. He doesn't have any fantasy value though. Max Pacioretty and Jonathan Drouin, who were also dealing with an illness, will also suit up on Saturday.
Nov 18 - 11:49 AM

Jordie Benn (flu) didn't take part in Friday's practice.

Benn was one of three Canadiens players that missed practice because of the flu (Max Pacioretty and Jonathan Drouin were also out). Head coach Claude Julien mentioned that it was still unclear whether or not the three players would play in Saturday's game against Toronto.
Nov 18 - 9:35 AM

Jordie Benn netted his first goal of the year in Tuesday's 3-2 win against Vegas.

He also added three hits, five blocks and an assist in the contest in a team-high 25:51 of ice time. Benn has contributed five points in 15 games this season.
Nov 8 - 9:00 AM

Jordie Benn suited up against Los Angeles on Wednesday night.

Benn was a healthy scratch Tuesday against San Jose. His return bumped Brandon Davidson to the press box. Benn logged 12:39 of ice time in Montreal's 5-1 loss and he wasn't on the ice for any of the Kings' goals.
Oct 19 - 9:23 AM

Jordie Benn will be back in the lineup for Game 1 against the Rangers.

Benn was paired with Jeff Petry during Tuesday's practice. He sat out the last six games of the regular season due an undisclosed upper-body injury.
Apr 11 - 1:38 PM

Jordie Benn (upper body) got back on the ice for Monday's practice.

He hasn't played since Mar. 28 due to an upper-body injury, but could be ready to play in Game 1 against the New York Rangers on Wednesday night.
Apr 11 - 11:04 AM

Jordie Benn (upper body) will miss Montreal's last two regular season games.

Benn is expected to be available for the Canadiens' playoff opener though. He has four goals and 17 points in 71 games with Dallas and Montreal this season.
Apr 7 - 1:15 PM

Jordie Benn (upper body) sat out Monday's game against Florida.

He has missed the last three games with an upper-body injury. Benn is listed as day-to-day.
Apr 4 - 10:43 AM

Jordie Benn is suffering from an upper body injury, and will miss Saturday's match with Tampa Bay.

Consider Benn day-to-day, for now. He has two goals and 31 blocks in 13 games with Montreal thus far.
Source: Corey Long
Apr 1 - 6:00 PM

Jordie Benn has been sidelined with an undisclosed injury.

He won't play in Thursday's match versus Florida. Benn has posted two goals with 12 hits and 31 blocks in 13 games since coming over from Dallas. Consider him day-to-day, for now.
Mar 30 - 6:11 PM

Jordie Benn has suited up in three games with the Canadiens since he was acquired from Dallas.

He has been credited with three hits and eight blocks. Benn also scored his third goal of the season in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Rangers. He has been skating alongside Nathan Beaulieu.
Mar 6 - 10:46 AM

The Montreal Canadiens have acquired Jordie Benn from the Dallas Stars in exchange for Greg Pateryn and a 2017 fourth-round pick.

Benn is just in the first season of a three-year, $3.3 million deal, but the Stars might have lost him in the expansion draft if they didn't trade him. Benn has two goals and 15 points in 58 contests this season. He'll likely be a third-pairing defenseman with Montreal.
Feb 27 - 5:15 PM

Jordie Benn went into the All-Star break with two goals and 13 points in 46 contests.

That's one more point than Benn had in the 64 games he participated in during the 2015-16 campaign. The 29-year-old defenseman is also averaging 18:50 minutes per contest, which is up from just 15:39 minutes last season. Going forward, he might break his career-high of 20 points before the campaign is done.
Jan 27 - 3:15 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Jonathan Drouin
2Phillip Danault
3Tomas Plekanec
4Jacob De La Rose
LW1Max Pacioretty
2Alex Galchenyuk
3Paul Byron
4Charles Hudon
5Daniel Carr
6Nicolas Deslauriers
RW1Brendan Gallagher
2Andrew Shaw
3Artturi Lehkonen
4Ales Hemsky
5Byron Froese
D1Shea Weber
2Jeff Petry
3Jordie Benn
4Karl Alzner
5David Schlemko
6Joe Morrow
7Jakub Jerabek
G1Carey Price
2Antti Niemi
3Al Montoya