Feature Friday: Beau Bennett

By: Melissa Esing (Off_thePost) Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images   Throughout the 2013-2014 NHL season, I’ll be posting player features each Friday. This week, we’re going to take a look at Beau Bennett.  Pittsburgh Penguins’ fans have seen an asterisk next to Beau Bennett’s name on the roster beginning in late November, but the 22-year-old forward is finally back...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Observations Heading Into game 76 Between the Penguins and Hurricanes

By: Casey Johnston (@PensNationCasey) Second Line Thankful for Bennett In his first 12 games of the season Beau Bennett produced one goal.  Since coming back from his wrist injury he has a goal and an assist.  He’s had Corsi ratings of +14 and +2 and has looked genuinely excited to be back on the ice.  With Bennett back the coaching staff can stop pretending that Brian Gibbons...
Via The PensNation
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Beau Bennett Back And Worth A Look; Injuries, Rest And More Injuries!

Beau Bennett (1 A, 2 SOG, +2) is an intriguing option that many folks have likely long forgotten. Once upon a time Bennett was slated to start the season on the second line with Evgeni Malkin and everyone’s favorite player James Neal. Say what you will about Neal (I do!) but that was a choice place to land for the youngster who had everything to prove and the skills to do it. Well...
Via Razzball Hockey
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Beau Bennett and The Neverending Wrist Injury by @ChicksDigHockey

Beau Bennett was drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first round of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft  and became the highest-drafted California born-and-trained player in NHL history. He is a product of the Gretzky era in California; when Yuppie parents started throwing their kids into roller hockey. When asked in an interview how he got started in hockey, Bennett offered, “My older...
Via PensInitiative
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Penguins’ Bennett heads to AHL on conditioning stint

Beau Bennett has recovered from a hand/wrist injury that’s sidelined him since late November, but the road back to the Pittsburgh Penguins will go through AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. Bennett will spend “a few games” with the minor-league squad after he was sent down on a conditioning assignment. “I’m just excited to play some games and get back into some action,” Bennett...
Via Pro Sports Daily
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Letang, Bennett Cleared For Full Practice Today

Credit: Gene J. Puskar/ Associated Press After a tough weekend that saw the Penguins lose two games to the Philadelphia Flyers, head coach Dan Bylsma finally had some good news regarding the team’s injury list. Forward Beau Bennett and defenseman Kris Letang both have been cleared to participate in a full practice. Both players will do so this morning. Bennett’s return is no...
Via The PensNation
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Beau Bennett suffers a set back, out 3-4 more weeks

  So much for the " ...well maybe Beau Bennett can get some work on the first two lines idea."   Bennett suffered another setback on his wrist and will miss at least another month. [ PHT ] At this point Bennett won't be back until April, and any hopes of him making any contributions this year are all but gone. If you can remember the last game Bennett...
Via The Pensblog
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins Recall Beau Bennett, Make More Roster Moves

Credit: Associated Press Forward Beau Bennett is officially back in Pittsburgh. The Penguins recalled the 21-year-old from Wheeling of the ECHL after he was re-assigned there on Monday in order for the team to be cap compliant. It was expected that Bennett’s demotion was just a paper move and that is exactly what it was. Forward Chris Conner and defenseman Harrison Ruopp were...
Via The PensNation
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Beau Bennett projects as second liner in Pittsburgh (NHL Sleepers)

Beau Bennett, RW, Pittsburgh Penguins This guy is going to be on the top of everyone’s fantasy hockey sleeper list and so he should. Jarome Iginla shipped off to Boston leaving a spot open on the Penguins second line. Beau Bennett has been skating alongside Evgeni Malkin and James Neal and at times with those two last year, the 21-year-old did not look out of place. Your fantasy...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Penguins Recall Top Prospect Beau Bennett

From the Penguins: NEWS ALERT: #Pens have recalled forward Beau Bennett from @wbspenguins. The rookie F is second on WBS with 18 assists — Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) February 14, 2013
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February 14, 2013  |  Discuss

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