Jordie Benn signs three-year deal with Stars

by NHL.com

Defenseman Jordie Benn has signed a three-year contract to remain with the Dallas Stars, the team announced Wednesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Benn, 25, had six points (one goal) in 26 games for Dallas in 2012-13. He scored his first NHL goal on March 23, 2013 against the Colorado Avalanche.

Benn also skated in 43 games for the Texas Stars, Dallas' affiliate in the American Hockey League.

The 6-foot-1, 200-pound native of Victoria, British Columbia is the older brother of Stars forward Jamie Benn. Jordie was signed as a free agent by Dallas on July 1, 2011.