Found July 24, 2012 on
As recently reported by Ek, there is a rumor that a Canadian team(or two) may be sending an offer sheet to Dallas for RFA Jamie Benn. This just so happens to be a player who a team like Calgary desperately needs. Not only is Benn a strong skater, a big body and young, but heâs also a centerman!
At 23 years old, Benn has played 222 games in the NHL and has tallied 160 points(0.72ppg). Benn wa...
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Still working on my rumor update involving all the dominoes...but I was just hit with this fun rumor (unless you are a Stars fan) and I am looking into this. What I have been told, as of this writing, is there are two teams who may be working this up, both of whom are in Canada.
In general offer sheets have ben rare, but with the Shea Weber signing and the obvious CBA uncertainty...
DALLAS (AP) -- The Dallas Stars signed Jordie Benn to a one-year contract Wednesday. Financial terms weren't disclosed.
The 24-year-old Benn, the older brother of Stars forward Jamie Benn, had two assists in three games for Dallas last season. The 6-foot-1, 200-pound defenseman had nine goals and 23 assists last two season with the Texas Stars in the American Hockey League.
Rumors of Canadian teams presenting Jamie Benn with offer sheets are everywhere. Two Canadian teams have approached Benn, you say? Oilers would benefit from having a bigger player as their 2nd line center, perhaps (Benn can play either on the wing or at center)?
Is there an Edmonton Oilers angle to this? Likely no.
It isn't because Benn would be a bad player to spend money...