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Canada Zach Benson

a.k.a. "Zachary Benson"

#9 Buffalo Sabres / NHL - 23/24

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2. Nathan MacKinnon 81 51 87 138
3. Connor McDavid 75 32 100 132
4. Artemi Panarin 82 49 71 120
5. David Pastrnak 81 47 62 109
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Zach Benson Facts

Date of Birth
Position
LW/C
Age
18
Height
5'9" / 175 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
163 lbs / 74 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Contract
25/26
Cap Hit
$950,000 Powered by
Highlights
1-time Hlinka Gretzky Cup Gold Medal 1
1-time CHL Third All-Star Team 1
1-time WHL (East) First All-Star Team 1

Zach Benson Statistics

S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2018-19 Yale Hockey Academy U15 Prep CSSHL U15 28* 6* 13* 19* 12* -* | Playoffs 5 1 3 4 0 -
2019-20 Yale Hockey Academy U15 Prep “A” CSSHL U15 30* 30* 56* 86* 26* -* | Playoffs 2 3 2 5 0 -
Yale Hockey Academy Elite 15s CSSHL U16 5* 1* 1* 2* 0* -* |
2020-21 Winnipeg Ice WHL 24* 10* 10* 20* 12* 8* |
2021-22 Winnipeg Ice WHL 58* 25* 38* 63* 28* 40* | Playoffs 15 9 14 23 10 9
2022-23 Winnipeg Ice WHL 60* 36* 62* 98* 49* 68* | Playoffs 15 7 10 17 8 2
2023-24 Buffalo Sabres NHL 71* 11* 19* 30* 36* -3* |
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Zach Benson Tournament Statistics

S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2016-17 Pro Hockey Selects U12 WSI U12 6* 3* 5* 8* 6* -* |
2018-19 Draftday Hockey Selects U14 WSI U14 7* 0* 3* 3* -* -* |
2019-20 Yale Hockey Academy U15 Prep John Reid Bantam 6* 10* 3* 13* 8* -* |
2022-23 Canada U18 “A” Hlinka Gretzky Cup 5* 2* 5* 7* 2* -* |
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Zach Benson Game Log

Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
NHL
2024-04-15T19:00:00-0400 Buffalo Sabres @ Tampa Bay Lightning
2024-04-13T17:00:00-0400 Buffalo Sabres @ Florida Panthers
2024-04-11T19:00:00-0400 Buffalo Sabres vs Washington Capitals
2024-04-09T20:00:00-0400 Buffalo Sabres @ Dallas Stars
2024-04-07T13:00:00-0400 Buffalo Sabres @ Detroit Red Wings
2024-04-05T19:00:00-0400 Buffalo Sabres vs Philadelphia Flyers
2024-04-02T19:00:00-0400 Buffalo Sabres vs Washington Capitals
2024-03-30T19:00:00-0400 Buffalo Sabres vs Toronto Maple Leafs
2024-03-29T19:00:00-0400 Buffalo Sabres vs New Jersey Devils
2024-03-27T19:00:00-0400 Buffalo Sabres vs Ottawa Senators
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Zach Benson Career Totals

League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
CSSHL U15 2 58* 36* 69* 105* 1.81* 38* -* | 2 7 4 * 5 * 9 * 1.29 * 0 * - *
CSSHL U16 1 5* 1* 1* 2* 0.40* 0* -* | 0 * * * * * *
Hlinka Gretzky Cup 1 5* 2* 5* 7* 1.40* 2* -* | 0 * * * * * *
John Reid Bantam 1 6* 10* 3* 13* 2.17* 8* -* | 0 * * * * * *
NHL 1 71* 11* 19* 30* 0.42* 36* -3* | 0 * * * * * *
WHL 3 142* 71* 110* 181* 1.27* 89* 116* | 2 30 16 * 24 * 40 * 1.33 * 18 * 11 *
WSI U12 1 6* 3* 5* 8* 1.33* 6* -* | 0 * * * * * *
WSI U14 1 7* 0* 3* 3* 0.43* -* -* | 0 * * * * * *

Zach Benson Skill Rating

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Puckhandling
16
Passing
16
Agility
16
Teamwork
15
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Zach Benson Connections

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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
07/28/2023
07/28/2023 Confirmed Wenatchee Wild Buffalo Sabres
04/29/2020
04/29/2020 Confirmed Yale Hockey Academy U15 Prep Winnipeg Ice

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Zach Benson Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2020, 1 #14 overall by Winnipeg Ice in the WHL Bantam Draft

2023 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #5 by Elite Prospects

2023 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #6 by FCHockey

2023 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #14 by TSN/Craig Button

2023 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #6 by McKeen's Hockey

2023 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #9 by TSN/McKenzie

2023 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #6 by NHL Central Scouting

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