Originally written on Hockey Fan Land  |  Last updated 11/14/14

DALLAS - SEPTEMBER 16: Left wing Jamie Benn #14 of the Dallas Stars at American Airlines Center on September 16, 2009 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
The Dallas Stars have re-signed Jamie Benn to a five-year, $26.25-million contract.  According to the Dallas Morning News, the Stars hope to have the young center back in the lineup for Monday's contest with the Columbus Blue Jackets.  "It’s really big," said Stars GM Joe Nieuwendyk. "We know how important he is to our hockey club. It's good for our hockey club. It's great for Jamie. He needs to be back in that locker room with his teammates and tomorrow he will be."
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