Texas Stars Defenseman Inks New Long-Term Contract with Dallas
CEDAR PARK, TX – The Texas Stars announced today that the Dallas Stars, the club’s National Hockey League affiliate, have signed defenseman Jordie Benn to a three-year contract. As per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Benn, 25, concluded the 2012-13 season with six points (1G-5A) in 26 games for Dallas. He scored his first career NHL goal on March 23, 2013 against the Colorado Avalanche. On the season, he earned four of his six points on home ice at the American Airlines Center.
In addition to his time in Dallas, Benn also skated in 43 games for Texas, the Stars’ top development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL). He finished fourth amongst team defensemen in points (7G-14A-21P) on the season. Benn has appeared in 165 career AHL games for Texas, which ranks seventh on the team’s all-time list, and he has 65 career points (18 goals, 47 assists), which ranks 10th all-time.
The 6-foot-1, 200-pound native of Victoria, British Columbia was originally signed as an undrafted free agent by Dallas on July 1, 2011.
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