|Born||July 18, 1989
Victoria, BC, CAN
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight||205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)|
|NHL team||Dallas Stars|
|NHL Draft||129th overall, 2007
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.
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 and the only goal in a 1-0 win against the United States in the semi-final game.
References[change | change source]
- "Jamie Benn gets winner as Team Canada beats Norway 3-1 on Thursday". Canadian Olympic Team. http://olympic.ca/2014/02/13/jamie-benn-gets-winner-as-team-canada-beats-norway-3-1-on-thursday/. Retrieved 2014-03-21.
- "Jamie Benn leads Canada to win over U.S. in men's hockey semifinal". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. http://olympics.cbc.ca/news/article/article=canada-beats-men-hockey-semifinal.html. Retrieved 2014-03-21.