Found November 13, 2011 on Talk Hockey:

There were a lot of people who hadn't even heard of Jamie Benn last season. In fact, I picked him up from the free agent list for my fantasy team and since then, Benn has been one of my best players. This year I drafted the young forward in the 8th round at 111th overall in my one year league.

The Stars center had 41 points in his first season in the NHL during 2009-10. Then last season, in his sophomore year, he put up 56 points despite playing only 69 games. This year, Benn already has 19 points after 16 games, and it looks like the 22 year old is set for NHL stardom. Benn's 19 points along with his +7 rating have both helped the Stars surprise the hockey world as they sit at 2nd place in the Western Conference. Dallas' record is 5-0-0 when Benn has recorded a multi-point game.

"Things are going pretty good right now," Benn said after a 5-2 win over the Caps on Tuesday. "I think it's because we're playing a simple game and playing the right way. Guys are having fun and we're all buying in and getting big points on the road."

When you watch Jamie Benn beat four defenders, or pull an amazing deke on a goalie, or even drop the gloves with Jarome Iginla, you can just tell he's got some serious talent. Actually, the young star is on pace for 97 points this season. The left winger's got a great career ahead of him.


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