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James Benning

James Benning

Defenseman
BIRTHDATE: April 29, 1963
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Edmonton, AB, Canada
WEIGHT: 180 DRAFTED: TOR / 1981 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (6th overall)
Brother of Brian WHL First All-Star Team (1981) Traded to Vancouver by Toronto with Dan Hodgson for Rick Lanz, December 2, 1986.
Quote of the Day

I was surprised. I knew I got it. It's tough. You never know how hard it is until it registers on the gun. I got pretty much all I could into and you just hope for the best.

— Nashville Predators defenseman Shea Weber after winning the AMP NHL Hardest Shot event at the 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Skills Competition