Jamie Benn (JAY-mee BEHN) is entering his fourth season in the NHL, all with Dallas. At 23 years-of-age, Benn has already played over 200 NHL games, earning over 150 points in that span. Last season he became the first player in Dallas Stars history to register 100 career points before the age of 23. He was also selected to participate in his first NHL All-Star Game, where he took home the accuracy shooting title during the Skills Competition. Benn enters 2012-13 having increased his point totals in each of his first three seasons, having earned 41, 56 and 63 points respectively. He also enters the season with the fourth-most career goals (70) among 2007 draft picks (Kane,126; Gagner, 77; Perron, 74 others).
Rated the second most underrated NHL player in a Sports Illustrated poll (behind Eriksson)
Played center field in baseball during high school
Older brother, Jordie, is a defensive prospect in the Stars’ system who currently plays for Dallas’ AHL affiliate (Texas Stars)