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Jets acquire defenceman Jordie Benn

Benn, 33, has played 31 games for the Canucks this season and has nine points

by Winnipeg Jets PR @WpgJetsPR / Press Release

WINNIPEG, April 12, 2021 - The Winnipeg Jets announced today they have acquired defenceman Jordie Benn from the Vancouver Canucks in exchange for Winnipeg's sixth round pick in the 2021 NHL Draft.

Benn, 33, has played 31 games for the Canucks this season and has nine points (1G, 8A) and nine penalty minutes. The native of Victoria, BC is playing in his 10th NHL season and has skated in 548 career games for the Canucks, the Montreal Canadiens, and the Dallas Stars and has 126 points (24G, 102A) and 222 PIMs. Benn has also played 20 playoff games, including seven for the Canucks in 2019-20, and has three assists and 12 PIMs.

Jordie Benn

Defence

Born Jul 26 1987 -- Victoria, BC 

Height 6.02 -- Weight 199 -- Shoots L

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