Traded to Chicago by Toronto with Steve Thomas and Rick Vaive for Ed Olczyk and Al Secord, September 3, 1987. Claimed by San Jose from Chicago in Expansion Draft, May 30, 1991. Traded to Detroit by San Jose with Vancouver's 8th round choice (previously acquired, Detroit selected C.J. Denomme) in 1992 Entry Draft for Johan Garpenlov, March 9, 1992. Claimed by Tampa Bay from Detroit in Expansion Draft, June 18, 1992. Claimed on waivers by Toronto from Tampa Bay, September 9, 1992. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, September 7, 1993. Claimed on waivers by Hartford from NY Islanders, November 3, 1993.
Jamie improves every game and every year. I've only been with him for two years, but as a player and as a person it seems like every week he's getting stronger and better, and becoming a better leader and better captain. He wants the team to be so successful that he's making himself better as a player.
— Stars forward Tyler Seguin on teammate Jamie Benn, the '14-15 Art Ross Trophy winner
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