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Canada Tyler Benson

#16 Edmonton Oilers / NHL - 21/22
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Last added: Kanon Hoffman
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Erik Thorell 22 11 20 31
2. Filip Chlapik 24 14 15 29
3. Lukas Pech 25 10 19 29
4. Martin Ruzicka 26 12 16 28
5. Jan Kana 24 11 17 28
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
LW
Age
23
Height
6'0" / 183 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
190 lbs / 86 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Contract
21/22
Cap Hit
$750,000 Powered by
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Highlights
1-time U18 WJC Bronze Medal 1

Brother: Cole Benson

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2010-11 SSAC U15 AA 2 NAHL U15 12 13 8 21 0 |
2011-12 SSAC Lions U15 AAA AMBHL 33 34 50 84 44 | Playoffs 11 12 19 31 4
2012-13 SSAC Lions U15 AAA “C” AMBHL 33 57 89 146 52 | Playoffs 11 15 22 37 16
SSAC Bulldogs U16 AAA AMMHL 1 1 1 2 0 |
2013-14 Pursuit of Excellence Prep CSSHL U18 15 15 20 35 40 | Playoffs 3 2 2 4 6
Pursuit of Excellence 18U AAA NAPHL 18U 21 14 26 40 48 | Playoffs 4 3 4 7 28
Vancouver Giants WHL 7 0 0 0 0 -1 |
Canada Pacific U17 WHC-17 6 1 0 1 2 |
2014-15 Vancouver Giants WHL 62 14 31 45 55 -1 |
Canada Black U17 “A” WHC-17 5 1 1 2 4 |
Canada U18 WJC-18 7 1 3 4 8 4 |
2015-16 Vancouver Giants “C” WHL 30 9 19 28 46 0 |
2016-17 Vancouver Giants “C” WHL 33 11 31 42 31 -3 |
2017-18 Vancouver Giants “C” WHL 58 27 42 69 39 -1 | Playoffs 7 3 8 11 10 0
Bakersfield Condors AHL 5 0 3 3 0 -1 |
2018-19 Bakersfield Condors AHL 68 15 51 66 44 21 | Playoffs 10 1 6 7 10 2
2019-20 Edmonton Oilers NHL 7 0 1 1 0 -1 |
Bakersfield Condors AHL 47 9 27 36 34 -10 |
2020-21 GC Küsnacht Lions SL 15 2 17 19 20 4 |
Bakersfield Condors “A” AHL 36 10 26 36 30 14 | Playoffs 6 3 2 5 4 -1
2021-22 Edmonton Oilers NHL 9 0 0 0 4 -3 |
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Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2011-12 SSAC Lions U15 AAA John Reid Bantam 5 10 11 21 4 |
2012-13 SSAC Lions U15 AAA “C” John Reid Bantam 6 8 11 19 4 |
Team Edmonton South Alberta Cup 5 5 8 13 4 |
2013-14 Team Alberta “A” WCCC-16 4 2 1 3 0 |
2014-15 Team Green U17-Dev 3 2 0 2 4 |
2015-16 Team White U18-Dev 3 0 1 1 0 |
Canada U18 “A” Hlinka Gretzky Cup 4 1 4 5 0 4 |
2016-17 WHL All-Stars Jr Super Series 2 1 2 3 0 2 |
2020-21 GC Küsnacht Lions Swiss Cup 1 0 2 2 2 |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
NHL
Sun 28/11 Edmonton Oilers @ Vegas Golden Knights
Thu 25/11 Edmonton Oilers @ Arizona Coyotes
Sun 21/11 Edmonton Oilers vs Chicago Blackhawks
Fri 19/11 Edmonton Oilers vs Winnipeg Jets
Mon 15/11 Edmonton Oilers @ St. Louis Blues
Sat 13/11 Edmonton Oilers @ Buffalo Sabres
Tue 02/11 Edmonton Oilers vs Seattle Kraken
Sun 31/10 Edmonton Oilers @ Vancouver Canucks
Sat 23/10 Edmonton Oilers @ Vegas Golden Knights
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AMBHL (AEHL U15) 2 66 91 139 230 3.48 96 - | 2 22 27 41 68 3.09 20 -
AMMHL (AEHL U16) 1 1 1 1 2 2.00 0 - | 0
AHL 4 156 34 107 141 0.90 108 24 | 2 16 4 8 12 0.75 14 1
Alberta Cup 1 5 5 8 13 2.60 4 - | 0
CSSHL U18 1 15 15 20 35 2.33 40 - | 1 3 2 2 4 1.33 6 -
Hlinka Gretzky Cup 1 4 1 4 5 1.25 0 4 | 0
John Reid Bantam 2 11 18 22 40 3.64 8 - | 0
Jr Super Series 1 2 1 2 3 1.50 0 2 | 0
NAHL U15 1 12 13 8 21 1.75 0 - | 0
NAPHL 18U 1 21 14 26 40 1.90 48 - | 1 4 3 4 7 1.75 28 -
NHL 2 16 0 1 1 0.06 4 -4 | 0
SL 1 15 2 17 19 1.27 20 4 | 0
Swiss Cup 1 1 0 2 2 2.00 2 - | 0
U17-Dev 1 3 2 0 2 0.67 4 - | 0
U18-Dev 1 3 0 1 1 0.33 0 - | 0
WCCC-16 1 4 2 1 3 0.75 0 - | 0
WHC-17 2 11 2 1 3 0.27 6 - | 0
WHL 5 190 61 123 184 0.97 171 -6 | 1 7 3 8 11 1.57 10 0
WJC-18 1 7 1 3 4 0.57 8 4 | 0
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Passing
17
Teamwork
16
Puckhandling
16
Speed
14

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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Stuart Skinner (G) 2011-2022 9 Bakersfield Condors, Canada Black U17, Edmonton Oilers, SSAC Lions U15 AAA, Team Alberta, Team Edmonton South, Team White
Dylan Wells (G) 2015-2021 5 Bakersfield Condors, Canada U18, Team White
Jakob Stukel (F) 2014-2021 5 Bakersfield Condors, Vancouver Giants
Ty Ronning (F) 2013-2018 5 Canada Pacific U17, Vancouver Giants, WHL All-Stars

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Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
08/11/2021
08/11/2021 Extension Edmonton Oilers Edmonton Oilers
09/21/2020
09/21/2020 Loan Edmonton Oilers GC Küsnacht Lions
12/30/2016
12/30/2016 Confirmed Vancouver Giants Edmonton Oilers
05/14/2013
05/14/2013 Confirmed SSAC Lions U15 AAA Vancouver Giants
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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2013, 1 #1 overall by Vancouver Giants in the WHL Bantam Draft

2016 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #29 by FUTURE CONSIDERATIONS

2016 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #55 by ISS HOCKEY

2016 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #43 by MCKEEN'S HOCKEY

2016 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #24 by NHL CENTRAL SCOUTING (NA Skaters

2016 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #39 by TSN/McKenzie

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