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Jordie Benn | Defenseman | #8

Team: Montreal Canadiens
Age / DOB:  (29) / 7/26/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 200
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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
Source: TSN.ca

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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

Jordie Benn scored his second goal of the season during Saturday's 3-1 win over the flyers.

The tally gives him nine points on the season, and three points over his last three games. Could he be heating up? Not likely. Benn has crossed the 20-point plateau just once.
Sat, Dec 17, 2016 05:03:00 PM

Jordie Benn snapped a nine-game pointless slump Tuesday night.

He was credited with two assists in a 6-2 win over Anaheim. Benn has posted eight points in 28 appearances this season.
Wed, Dec 14, 2016 11:39:00 AM

Jordie Benn earned an assist in Thursday's 3-2 win over Colorado.

He had the secondary helper on a power-play goal by Brett Ritchie. He also finished with four shots and two blocks. Benn has contributed one goal and five points in 16 games this season.
Fri, Nov 18, 2016 09:22:00 AM

After getting a game off, Jordie Benn will return to Dallas' blue line against Columbus on Saturday night.

Benn's put up nice numbers thus far, posting two helpers with three hits, four PIMs, and six blocks in just two game. So we'd insert him back into your lineup if you had him in the first place.
Sat, Oct 22, 2016 04:27:00 PM

Jordie Benn and Patrik Nemeth will be scratched from Thursday's match with the Kings.

Benn's put up nice numbers thus far, posting two helpers with three hits, four PIMs, and six blocks in just two games. Nemeth hasn't been quite that productive, with three hits and blocks in two games.
Thu, Oct 20, 2016 07:13:00 PM

Jordie Benn probably won't be guaranteed a top-six defense spot on Dallas going into 2016-17.

The Stars want to play younger players like Stephen Johns, Esa Lindell and Patrik Nemeth. The other three spots belong to John Klingberg, Johnny Oduya and Dan Hamhuis. Benn could be an insurance defender going into the year if he can't beat out Nemeth for the last spot.
Sat, Jul 30, 2016 05:49:00 PM

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PosRoleName
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2Phillip Danault
3Tomas Plekanec
LW1Max Pacioretty
2Andrew Shaw
3Dwight King
4Artturi Lehkonen
5Brian Flynn
6Steve Ott
7Andreas Martinsen
RW1Alexander Radulov
2Brendan Gallagher
3Paul Byron
4Torrey Mitchell
D1Shea Weber
2Andrei Markov
3Nathan Beaulieu
4Alexei Emelin
5Jeff Petry
6Jordie Benn
7Nikita Nesterov
8Brandon Davidson
9Mikhail Sergachev
G1Carey Price
2Al Montoya