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Stars' Jamie Benn to have fine hearing Saturday

Friday, 03.01.2013 / 4:41 PM / News

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Stars' Jamie Benn to have fine hearing Saturday
Dallas Stars forward Jamie Benn will have a fine hearing Saturday for a cross-checking incident during Thursday's game against the Edmonton Oilers.

Dallas Stars forward Jamie Benn will have a fine hearing Saturday for a cross-checking incident during Thursday's game against the Edmonton Oilers.

At 16:00 of the third period, Benn was assessed a major penalty and a game misconduct for a hit on the Oilers' Ryan Jones.

Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, any fine that could exceed $5,000 requires a hearing.

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