Matt Benning

Matt Benning

Edmonton Oilers

Benning sent the outlet pass to Leon Draisaitl on Milan Lucic's goal to give the Oilers the lead in the first period.

Fantasy Impact: Benning has 4 goals and 13 assists this season.

 

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Matt Benning earns assist vs Rags

Sun, Mar 4th 8:22am EST
By Adam Jona

Benning released McDavid on left wing and the Oilers captain took care of the rest with a somewhat fortunate goal a goalie usually shouldn't give up short side.

Fantasy Impact: Benning has 4 goals and 12 assists this season.

 

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Benning's point shot attempt flipped into the air to cause some whacking and hacking in the slot before findig Connor McDavid, who used some nifty moves to put it past Pekka Rinne.

Fantasy Impact: Benning has 4 goals and 11 assists this season.

 

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Benning slipped the puck to Leon Draisaitl before the latter turned the complete Avs defence inside-out for the game's opening goal early in the second period.

Fantasy Impact: Benning has 4 goals and 10 assists in 55 games this season.

 

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Benning's point shot took a deflection on an Oiler body and fell right into the wheelhuse for Connor McDavid to open the Oilers' account for the night.

Fantasy Impact: Benning has 4 goals and 9 assists on the season.

 

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Benning sent a shot pass onto Ryan Strome's stick in the slot and after a follow-up deflection by Drake Caggiula, the Oilers cut the Avs' lead to one, 6:52 into the third.

Fantasy Impact: Benning has 4 goals and 7 assists in 46 games.

 

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Benning made the bank pass off the boards to Connor McDavid, who lost his man with his speed and beat Pekka Rinne far side low right at the beginning of the second period.

Fantasy Impact: Benning has 4 goals and 6 assists in 40 games.

 

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Benning sent a shot on net during a second period powerplay that created a fat rebound to the left. Mike Cammelleri picked it up and fed Ryan Nugent-Hopkins across at the right circle for the powerplay marker. 10 minutes later in the period, Connor McDavid danced through the Columbus D with a Benning outlet pass, and the center, having drawn most of the attention, calmly dropped it to Matt Benning following up on the play down the middle to blast it home for the 3-0 Oilers lead.

Fantasy Impact: Benning has 4 goals and 4 assists in 28 games this season.

 

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Matt Benning sent the game to OT with a wrist shot that was deflected in front with little more than 5 minutes remeaining in the game. He also won a 50/50 puck along the boards with OT winding down and was able to sprung Ryan Nugent-Hopkins on a breakaway to win the game.

Fantasy Impact: Matt Benning has 3 goals and 3 assists in 22 games.

 

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Benning recorded an assist on the eventual game winner that kept Edmonton in the hunt for the division title.

Fantasy Impact: He now has 15 points in 61 career games which is a solid start.

 

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Benning recorded an assist on the first goal of the game, as Edmonton would go on to win 4-1.

Fantasy Impact: He now has 14 points in 57 career games which is a solid start.

 

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Benning recorded an assist on the second period goal that would be the lone tally for the Oilers in a 4-1 loss.

Fantasy Impact: He now has 13 points in 51 career games which is a solid start.

 

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Benning scored an unassisted goal to open the scoring in the game. Edmonton would go on to win 3-1.

Fantasy Impact: He now has 12 points in 45 career games which is a solid start.

 

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Benning recorded an assist on the second goal of the game to help Edmonton to jump out to an early 2-0 lead on the way to a 6-3 win. He was also called for a minor penalty.

Fantasy Impact: He now has 11 points in 44 career games which is a solid start.

 

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Benning recorded an assist as he continues with his rookie season.

Fantasy Impact: He now has 10 points in 36 career games.

 

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Benning scores a third period goal to bring the deficit down to 4-2.

Fantasy Impact: This was his second career NHL goal and he now has nine points in 31 career games.

 

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Benning scored the goal that tied the game at 1-1 and helped send it to overtime.

Fantasy Impact: This was his first career NHL goal and he now has eight points in 29 career games.

 

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