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Canada Matt Benning
a.k.a. "Matthew Benning"
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Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Matvei Michkov 7 12 4 16
2. Shane Wright 5 9 5 14
3. Connor Bedard 7 7 7 14
4. Nikita Chibrikov 7 4 9 13
5. Samu Tuomaala 7 5 6 11
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
26
Height
6'1" / 185 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
203 lbs / 92 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
Contract
21/22
Cap Hit
$1,000,000 Powered by
Highlights
1-time NCAA (Hockey East) Champion 1
1-time USHL Clark Cup Champion 1

Grandfather: Elmer Benning
Father: Brian Benning
Uncles: Jim Benning & Mark Benning
Cousin: Brandon Benning
Brother: Michael Benning

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2007-08 St. Albert Blues U15 AA EMHA U15 28 8 7 15 26 |
St. Albert Sabres U15 AAA AMBHL 2 0 1 1 0 |
2008-09 St. Albert Sabres U15 AAA AMBHL 33 2 15 17 44 | Playoffs 5 0 3 3 12
2009-10 St. Albert Raiders U18 AAA AMHL 33 7 14 21 32 | Playoffs 4 1 0 1 2
2010-11 Spruce Grove Saints AJHL 43 0 7 7 65 | Playoffs 13 0 1 1 20
2011-12 Spruce Grove Saints AJHL 44 4 14 18 87 | Playoffs 11 2 1 3 16
2012-13 Dubuque Fighting Saints USHL 57 10 16 26 73 25 | Playoffs 11 1 1 2 6 3
2013-14 Northeastern Univ. NCAA 33 3 10 13 28 2 |
2014-15 Northeastern Univ. NCAA 36 0 24 24 36 6 |
2015-16 Northeastern Univ. “A” NCAA 41 6 13 19 37 0 |
2016-17 Edmonton Oilers NHL 62 3 12 15 29 8 | Playoffs 12 0 3 3 12 3
Bakersfield Condors AHL 2 1 1 2 0 2 |
2017-18 Edmonton Oilers NHL 73 6 15 21 49 5 |
2018-19 Edmonton Oilers NHL 70 5 12 17 33 11 |
2019-20 Edmonton Oilers NHL 43 1 7 8 15 8 | Playoffs 4 0 1 1 6 2
Bakersfield Condors AHL 3 0 1 1 2 1 |
2020-21 Nashville Predators NHL 53 1 3 4 30 -1 |
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Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2010-11 Spruce Grove Saints Doyle Cup 7 0 1 1 10 |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
NHL
Tue 11/05 Nashville Predators vs Carolina Hurricanes
Sun 09/05 Nashville Predators vs Carolina Hurricanes
Mon 03/05 Nashville Predators @ Columbus Blue Jackets
Sun 02/05 Nashville Predators vs Dallas Stars
Wed 28/04 Nashville Predators vs Florida Panthers
Tue 27/04 Nashville Predators vs Florida Panthers
Sat 24/04 Nashville Predators @ Chicago Blackhawks
Wed 21/04 Nashville Predators @ Chicago Blackhawks
Tue 20/04 Nashville Predators vs Chicago Blackhawks
Sat 17/04 Nashville Predators @ Carolina Hurricanes
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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 35 2 16 18 0.51 44 - | 1 5 0 3 3 0.60 12 -
AMHL (AEHL U18) 1 33 7 14 21 0.64 32 - | 1 4 1 0 1 0.25 2 -
AHL 2 5 1 2 3 0.60 2 3 | 0
AJHL 2 87 4 21 25 0.29 152 - | 2 24 2 2 4 0.17 36 -
Doyle Cup 1 7 0 1 1 0.14 10 - | 0
EMHA U15 1 28 8 7 15 0.54 26 - | 0
NCAA 3 110 9 47 56 0.51 101 8 | 0
NHL 5 301 16 49 65 0.22 156 31 | 2 16 0 4 4 0.25 18 5
USHL 1 57 10 16 26 0.46 73 25 | 1 11 1 1 2 0.18 6 3
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17
Strength
15
Passing
15
Defensive
15

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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
10/09/2020
10/09/2020 Confirmed Edmonton Oilers Nashville Predators
06/19/2018
06/19/2018 Extension Edmonton Oilers Edmonton Oilers
08/27/2016
08/27/2016 Confirmed Northeastern Univ. Edmonton Oilers
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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2012, 6 #86 overall by Dubuque Fighting Saints in the USHL Entry Draft

Drafted 2009, 2 #35 overall by Kootenay Ice in the WHL Bantam Draft

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