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Position Defenceman
Shot Left
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
175 lb (80 kg)
Teams St. Louis Blues
Los Angeles Kings
Philadelphia Flyers
Edmonton Oilers
Florida Panthers
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born June 10 1966 (1966-06-10) (age 43),
Edmonton, AB, CAN
NHL Draft 26th overall, 1984
St. Louis Blues
Pro Career 1985 – 1995

Brian A. Benning (born June 10, 1966) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) with the St. Louis Blues, Los Angeles Kings, Philadelphia Flyers, Edmonton Oilers, and Florida Panthers.

Playing career

Benning was drafted by the St. Louis Blues in the 2nd round, 26th overall in the 1984 NHL Entry Draft. He made his debut in the NHL during the 1984–1985 season with the Blues, playing in 4 games. Benning finally got the chance to have a full time job in the NHL during the 1986–1987 season. That year he played in 78 games with the Blues and scored a career high 49 points. Benning then played 2 more full seasons with the Blues before being traded at the beginning of the 1989–1990 to the Los Angeles Kings. He played 3 seasons there before having brief stints with the Philadelphia Flyers and Edmonton Oliers.

Benning finished out his career with the Florida Panthers. He was on the original 1993–1994 Panthers team that surprised many by nearly making the playoffs. He retired after the 1994–1995 season.

Career statistics

    Regular season  
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM
1984–85 St. Louis Blues NHL 4 0 2 2 0
1986–87 St. Louis Blues NHL 78 13 26 49 110
1987–88 St. Louis Blues NHL 77 8 29 37 107
1988–89 St. Louis Blues NHL 66 8 26 34 102
1989–90 Blues-Kings NHL 55 6 19 25 106
1990–91 Los Angeles Kings NHL 61 7 24 31 127
1991–92 Kings-Flyers NHL 75 4 42 46 134
1992–93 Flyers-Oilers NHL 55 10 24 34 152
1993–94 Florida Panthers NHL 73 6 24 30 107
1994–95 Florida Panthers NHL 24 1 7 8 18
10 Years Totals NHL 568 63 233 296 963

External links

  • Brian Benning's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
  • Brian Benning's biography at Legends of Hockey
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