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Stars sign defenseman Jordie Benn

Wednesday, 07.25.2012 / 6:38 PM

By NHL.com Staff -  / NHL Free Agency 2012 blog

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Stars sign defenseman Jordie Benn

Defenseman Jordie Benn has signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Dallas Stars, the team announced Wednesday. Financial terms were not disclosed.

The older brother of Dallas forward Jamie Benn made his NHL debut last season and had two assists in three games.

Jordie Benn, 24, also played for the Texas Stars. He led their defensemen in goals (nine), power-play goals (five), assists (23) and points (32).

He was signed by the Stars as an undrafted free agent on July 1, 2011.

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