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Jordie Benn Looks to Challenge for Spot in Dallas
Jordie Benn Looks to Challenge for Spot in Dallas
By John Tranchina, DallasStars.com

He may be overshadowed by his more celebrated younger brother, but Jordie Benn remains an impressive player in his own right and looks to challenge for a job on the Dallas Stars’ blueline in 2012-13.

After clawing his way up the minor league ladder, skating for the local Central Hockey League club, the Allen Americans, during his brother’s NHL rookie year of 2009-10, Jordie made his big-league debut for the Stars this past season and did not look out of place by any means.
The strong all-around defenseman even earned two assists in the three NHL contests he participated in, while also performing admirably in the defensive zone, posting a +1 plus/minus rating, delivering three hits and blocking two shots, while averaging 13:57 of ice time per outing.

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Posted on 05/29/12

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