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Jamie Benn

Canadian ice hockey player

Jamie Benn (born July 18, 1989 in Victoria, British Columbia) is a Canadian professional ice hockey left winger . He currently plays for the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League (NHL). His older brother Jordie Benn also plays for the Dallas Stars.

Jamie Benn
Jamie Benn - Dallas Stars.jpg
Benn with the Stars during on October 24, 2014
Born (1989-07-18) July 18, 1989 (age 29)
Victoria, BC, CAN
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Left wing
Shoots Left
NHL team Dallas Stars
National team  Canada
NHL Draft 129th overall, 2007
Dallas Stars
Playing career 2009–present

Before playing in the NHL, Benn played 2 seasons with the Kelowna Rockets of the Western Hockey League (WHL). He won a gold medal with Canada at the 2009 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships when they defeated Sweden in the Finals. He also scored the game-winning goal in Canada's first game against Norway[1] and the only goal in a 1-0 win against the United States in the semi-final game.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Jamie Benn gets winner as Team Canada beats Norway 3-1 on Thursday". Canadian Olympic Team. Retrieved 2014-03-21.
  2. "Jamie Benn leads Canada to win over U.S. in men's hockey semifinal". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 2014-03-21.

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