Benn scored a goal on five shots and doled out five hits in Thursday's 3-2 loss to the Panthers.
Benn's tally at 17:49 of the second period was his first goal since Feb. 4. The 31-year-old had just one assist in that span. Benn is up to eight points, 29 shots on net, 12 hits and 11 PIM in 11 outings. The five hits were a season high for the Stars' captain, who is usually no stranger to throwing his body around.
Benn and Dallas' game versus the Predators on Tuesday has been postponed due to severe weather conditions.
Benn will have to wait for Thursday's game against Tampa Bay for his next opportunity to add to the three goals and four helpers he's picked up through eight games this campaign.
Benn produced a power-play assist in Saturday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Hurricanes.
The play started with Miro Heiskanen saving a near-certain empty-net goal from the Hurricanes. Three passes later, Benn set up Joe Pavelski for the game-tying goal. The 31-year-old Benn has seven points, 20 shots on net and a plus-3 rating through eight games this season. The helper Saturday was Benn's first power-play point of the year.
Benn scored a goal on three shots Thursday in a 4-3 loss to Columbus.
A loose puck found its way to Benn all alone in front midway through the third period, and he beat Joonas Korpisalo for his third goal in as many games. The Dallas captain was held without a point in his season debut but has rattled off six points in his three games since. Benn saw his production take a dip in 2019-20, but with his fast start to the season, he should probably be owned in all formats.
Benn scored a goal and added two assists in Tuesday's 6-3 win over the Blue Jackets.
The Jackets had no answer for the Stars' top line, as Benn, Joe Pavelski and Alexander Radulov combined for four goals and nine points on the night. Benn has been brilliant since his return to action from a lower-body injury, racking up two goals and five points in the last two games.
Benn scored a goal and an assist in Sunday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Hurricanes.
After missing three straight games due to a lower-body issue, Benn looked very good in his return to the ice. The 31-year-old's first goal of the season gave the Stars a 3-2 lead midway through the third period, but Benn couldn't convert his second chance to play hero, as he got shut down by James Reimer in the final round of the shootout. Benn has seen his numbers decline each of the last two seasons, but he's still a key part of the Dallas attack.
Benn (lower body) was activated from injured reserve and will play in Sunday's game against the Hurricanes.
Benn has been considered a game-time call for each of the last three games, but he's finally returning to action Sunday. The 31-year-old is coming off a down year in which he produced 19 goals and 20 assists over 69 games. He's looking to get back on track this season, and he'll start out on the top line next to Roope Hintz.
Benn (lower body) is a game-time call for Sunday's game against the Hurricanes, Mike Heika of the Stars' official site reports.
Benn has missed the past four games due to the lower-body issue, but appears closing in on a return. The 31-year-old will still need to be activated from injured reserve, but the team could do so ahead of the game. Tanner Kero would likely exit the lineup upon Benn's return.
Head coach Rick Bowness is "hopeful" Benn (lower body) will be ready to return Sunday versus the Hurricanes, Mike Heika of the Stars' official site reports.
Benn has missed four games with the injury sustained during the Stars' season opener versus the Predators. If Benn is activated from injured reserve prior to Sunday's contest, that would be a good sign he's ready to play. Tanner Kero would likely exit the lineup upon Benn's return.
Benn (lower body) won't play in Saturday's game against the Hurricanes, Mike Heika of the Stars' official site reports.
Benn will remain on injured reserve, and his next chance to play is Sunday's rematch against Carolina.
Benn (lower body) will be a game-time decision for Saturday's clash with Carolina, Mike Heika of the Stars' official site reports.
Benn's status for Saturday's contest likely won't be determined until the Stars take the ice for pregame warmups, so virtual managers hoping to deploy him in their daily lineups should plan accordingly. The 31-year-old forward has missed Dallas' last three games with a lower-body injury.
Benn (lower body) was placed on injured reserve Thursday.
Benn was already ruled out for Thursday's game against the Red Wings, so this was a paper move to free up a roster spot. Fantasy managers can also benefit if their leagues require a player to have an IR tag to be stashed. Nevertheless, Benn is eligible to be activated from IR for Saturday's matchup against the Red Wings.
Benn (lower body) won't play Thursday against the Red Wings, Bruce LeVine of Dallas Stars Radio reports.
Benn has been skating on his own recently, but he'll nonetheless miss a third straight game Thursday. Another update on the 31-year-old forward's status should surface prior to Saturday night's clash with Carolina.
Benn (lower body) is expected to take part in Thursday's game-day skate after which a decision will be made on his status against Detroit, Mike Heika of the Stars' official site reports.
Benn missed the previous two games due to his lower-body issue, but he appears to be trending in the right direction. Once cleared to play, the British Columbia native should immediately slot into a top-line role in addition to returning to the No. 1 power-play unit. As such, Benn should continue to provide value considering he racked up 19 goals and 20 helpers in 69 games last year and can still produce at similar levels once healthy.
Benn (lower body) did not take pregame warmups and will not play Tuesday versus the Red Wings, Matthew DeFranks of The Dallas Morning News reports.
Benn has been a game-time call for the last two contests, but he will end up missing both of them with his absence Tuesday. That should allow Jason Dickinson to retain a top-six role with Tanner Kero staying in the lineup. Benn will try to get healthy in time for Thursday's game against Detroit.
Benn (lower body) will be a game-time decision for Tuesday's clash with the Red Wings, Mike Heika of the Stars' official site reports.
After seeing the start of their season delayed as a result of COVID-19 protocols, Benn was limited to just 11:43 of ice time in the season-opener thanks to his lower-body issue. If the 31-year-old jumps back into the lineup against Detroit, he should immediately retake his spot on both the top line and No. 1 power-play unit. If not, Jason Dickinson figures to continue seeing elevated minutes alongside Roope Hintz and Denis Gurianov.
Benn (lower body) did not take pregame warmups and will not play in Sunday's game versus the Predators, Matthew DeFranks of The Dallas Morning News reports.
Benn will end up missing time with an injury he suffered in the Stars' season opener Friday. Look for Tanner Kero or Rhett Gardner to enter the lineup in a bottom-six role, while Jason Dickinson could get a look alongside Roope Hintz and Denis Gurianov on the top line. Benn's next chance to return is Tuesday versus the Red Wings.
Benn (lower body) is a game-time decision for Sunday's game against the Predators, Matthew DeFranks of The Dallas Morning News reports.
Benn exited Friday's season-opener against the Predators in the second period and didn't return. The 31-year-old didn't participate in Sunday's optional skate, and the Stars won't make a decision until warmups commence around 7 p.m. EST. Joel L'Esperance likely will enter the lineup if Benn can't go.
Benn (lower body) is considered day-to-day ahead of Sunday's game versus Nashville, Mike Heika of the Stars' official site reports.
Benn exited Friday's win over the Predators in the second period after suffering a lower-body injury, and he wasn't able to practice Saturday, but he has yet to be ruled out of Sunday's rematch. Another update on the 31-year-old forward's status should be released prior to puck drop against Nashville.
Benn left Friday's game against Nashville with a lower-body injury and will not return.
Benn was injured after a collision in the neutral zone in the second period. He returned briefly before heading back to the locker room. The 31-year-old winger will be considered day-to-day ahead of Sunday's rematch with the Predators until more information is available.
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|02/22||@ FLA||L 1-3||0||0||0||0||16:51|
|02/13||vs CAR||L 3-4 (SO)||0||1||1||-1||20:30|
|02/11||vs CAR||L 3-5||0||0||0||-1||21:12|
|02/09||vs CHI||L 1-2 (OT)||0||0||0||0||19:07|
|02/07||vs CHI||L 1-2 (OT)||0||0||0||-1||16:00|
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