Benn recorded an assist in Tuesday's 5-1 win over Florida. Benn's assist came in the third period on Jesperi Kotkaniemi's sixth goal of the season. The rugged blueliner has been on a roll offensively with seven points in his last 10 games. Against Florida, Benn, on top of notching his eighth assist of 2018-19, finished with three shots on goal and also three blocks. He currently ranks second on the team with a plus-11 rating through 47 games.
Benn scored an empty-net goal in Saturday's 3-0 win over Colorado. Benn matched a career high with his fourth goal of the season on what was a banner night for the Canadiens' third defensive pairing. Benn's blue-line mate, Brett Kulak, potted the game-winner earlier in the third period. It's rare that either of these guys hits the scoresheet, rarer still when both contribute to the offense.
Benn scored the game-winning goal on his only shot and had three blocked shots in Thursday's 2-0 win over Vancouver. When the Canucks failed to challenge Benn at the blue line, he skated closer to the net and fired a wrister through traffic and past Jacob Markstrom. It was Benn's third goal of the season, and his third consecutive game on the scoresheet. The defensively minded blueliner has two goals and two assists during his three-game run.
Benn had a goal, an assist and a hit in Saturday's 6-5 loss to Tampa Bay. The Canadiens third defensive pairing -- Benn and Brett Kulak -- had a strong game against the Lightning, each scoring a goal while finishing on the positive side of plus-minus. This was Benn's first multi-point game of the season and first since November of 2017.
Benn had a season-high eight hits along with two blocked shots over 19:12 of ice time in Thursday's 2-1 win over Arizona. In the two games since Benn was made a healthy scratch, he's averaged 19:09 of ice time while lining up on the first pair with Shea Weber. That kind of TOI enables him to produce more of the defense-centric fantasy stats. Benn is willing to sacrifice his body, usually in the form of blocked shots, but he's no slouch in the body-check department. The nine-year veteran leads Montreal with 61 blocked shots and is fourth at 67 hits.
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