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What Does the Jamie Benn Extension Mean for the Dallas Stars Future Cap Situation?

The Stars captain got a gigantic contract extension, but the Stars are in perfect position to handle it once it kicks in. As we near the depths of the August offseason (albeit with the distraction of the summer Olympics to help see us through this time around) and still await the news of the rumored goalie trades, it's also a good time to start planning ahead. Not just for this fall...
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1 day ago

Eight more years of Jamie Benn for the Dallas Stars

The Dallas Stars are beginning to make a habit of announcing big news at their annual Party in The Park. This time revealing banners from last seasons first place finish in the Western Conference and more importantly announcing the new contract of captain Jamie Benn. Heading into next season Jamie Benn would have been in the final season of his contract, but he had previously stated...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jamie Benn’s skills finally recognized with massive contract extension

Jamie Benn recently received a massive eight-year, $76 million contract extension which will pay the forward an average of $9.5 million each season beginning in 2017-18. Benn, who will now be under contract through the 2024-25 season, is receiving a massive raise compared to his previous average salary of $5.25 million a season. Does Benn deserve such a large raise? Did the Stars...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Stars: Jamie Benn continues as captain

Dallas Stars captain Jamie Benn will continue to make an impact in Texas. This Friday, he and the team agreed to an eight-year contract worth $76 million dollars. With that high of a price tag, Benn will be bringing home $9.5 million dollars per year. At first glance, it might seem like a large amount of money to dole onto one player, but Benn has definitely earned it in his time...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Stars Captain James Benn Signs 8-Year, $76 Million Contract Extension

The Dallas Stars have built a Stanley Cup contender by making several smart roster moves over the last few years, and they just locked up their most important player and captain to a massive contract extension. First-line winger Jamie Benn has signed an eight-year, $76 million deal, the Stars announced Friday. The extension kicks in after his current contract ends after next season...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Jamie Benn signs 8-year extension with Stars

FRISCO, Texas (AP) -- Dallas Stars captain Jamie Benn signed an eight-year, $76 million contract extension Friday.The team announced the deal a day after Benn had surgery to repair an abdominal muscle injury."The Stars are the only organization I know and Dallas is home to me," Benn said in a statement. "In working with the Gaglardi family and (general manager) Jim Nill, they have...
Via Associated Press
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Stars captain Jamie Benn signs 8-year, $76 million extension

FRISCO, Texas (AP) Dallas Stars captain Jamie Benn has signed an eight-year, $76 million contract extension. The team announced the deal Friday, a day after Benn had surgery to repair an abdominal muscle injury. The 26-year-old Benn had a career-high 89 points on 41 goals and 48 assists last season. He also had five goals and 10 assists in 13 playoff games. General manager Jim...
Via Associated Press
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Stars captain Benn recovering from muscle surgery

FRISCO, Texas (AP) Dallas Stars captain Jamie Benn is recovering from surgery to repair an abdominal muscle injury. Stars general manager Jim Nill said Friday that the full recovery time is six weeks, and that the surgery performed Thursday went as planned. It wasn't clear when or how Benn got injured. That timeframe puts Benn on schedule to be ready for the 2016-17 NHL season...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Stars break NHL record for most empty net goals in a season

The Dallas Stars have already punched their ticket to the playoffs and are focusing on the big, shiny prize which awaits after a grueling playoff run. Before they can begin their quest for the Cup, the Stars have to close out the regular season and they’re setting some records along the way. Aside from hitting 100 points for the first time since 2006-07, the Stars made NHL history...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Jamie Benn’s scoring title more impressive due to hip injury

Jamie Benn narrowly claimed the Art Ross Trophy – an award given to the NHL’s leading scorer – after recording four points in the final game of the Dallas Stars’ season. While that feat was impressive enough as is, it turns out Benn played through a nagging injury all season long. Benn’s scoring title might go overlooked in NHL history due to the fact his 87-point total...
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

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