Benn scored Montreal's lone goal in Thursday's 2-1 loss to the Islanders. The Habs were down 1-0 in the middle period when Benn beat Thomas Greiss through a screen to even things up. It's the defenseman's first goal in 24 games, dating back to Jan 12, and gives him 19 points through 70 games this season.
Benn had an assist and two shots in Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Blue Jackets. Benn showed good patience after a pinch and feathered a beautiful pass to the stick of Tomas Tatar for Montreal's game-winner. The Canadiens snapped a four-game losing streak (0-3-1) with the much-needed win, keeping the pace for a wild card spot in the Eastern Conference. For Benn, it was the 15th point in 59 games; the 31-year-old blueliner had the same number of points over 77 games in 2017-18.
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.
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