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Bennett will be back in the Flames lineup on Saturday.
Bennett was a healthy scratch on Thursday, but will be back in the lineup tonight vs. the Oilers. Bennett has been held off of the scoresheet for 10 games straight games and comes into tonight’s game with just 18 points (9G / 9A) in 47 games this season.
Sam Bennett
Jan. 21, 2017, 1:27 p.m.
Line Change
Bennett will be a healthy scratch on Thursday.
Bennett has not recorded a single point in 10 games and has just two goals in his last 16 games. The second-year forward has struggled to improve on last year’s pace and will come out of the lineup as a healthy scratch tonight. Michael Ferland (lower-body) will take his spot up-front.
Sam Bennett
Jan. 19, 2017, 2:02 p.m.
Injury
Bennett (upper-body) will not play on Monday.
Bennett will miss his second straight game with an upper-body injury that he suffered last Wednesday. With Bennett out, Ken Agostino will remain in the Flames lineup and likely in the top-6 like he was on Friday. Bennett remains day-to-day.
Sam Bennett
March 14, 2016, 12:31 p.m.
Injury
Bennett (mid-body) will not play on Friday; listed as day-to-day.
Bennett played just 3:49 TOI before departing Wednesday’s game with an upper-body injury, that will keep him out of tonight’s game vs. the Coyotes. With Bennett sidelined, the Flames have recalled Ken Agostino from Stockton (AHL), who will make his season debut and Michael Frolik move onto the second power-play unit.
Sam Bennett
March 11, 2016, 1:11 p.m.
Injury
Bennett is questionable for Friday’s game with “mid-body” injury.
Bennett left Wednesday’s game with what is being classified as a mid-body injury and is in danger of missing Friday’s game vs. the Coyotes, Monitor Bennett’s status during the Flames morning skate.
Sam Bennett
March 11, 2016, 10:53 a.m.
Injury
Bennett (upper-body) is expected to play on Tuesday.
Bennett was listed as a game-time decision for Tuesday’s game but after participating in the morning skate, Bennett was announced good-to-go for Tuesday’s meeting with the Capitals.
Sam Bennett
Oct. 20, 2015, 1:04 p.m.
Injury
Bennett (upper-body) will be a game-time decision on Tuesday.
Bennett missed Saturday’s game with an upper-body injury but returned to practice on Monday. Signs are pointing towards Bennett playing tomorrow but he is listed as a game-time decision.
Sam Bennett
Oct. 19, 2015, 1:56 p.m.
Injury
Bennett (upper-body) returned to practice on Monday.
Bennett missed Saturday’s game vs. the Oilers, but was back at practice on Monday, which suggests that he will be back in the lineup on Tuesday vs. the Capitals. Bennett skated on the second line with Mikael Backlund and Jiri Hudler. The 19-year-old has one assist in four games this season.
Sam Bennett
Oct. 19, 2015, 12:48 p.m.
General
The Flames will burn the first year of Bennett’s contract when he plays in Game 3 on Tuesday.
Bennett will suit up in his 10th game of the season, which will burn the first year of his entry level contract. The Flames will not hesitate to burn that year, because Bennett gives them a chance to win. The 18-year-old has three goals and one assist in eight playoff games.
Sam Bennett
May 5, 2015, 9:52 a.m.
Line Change
Bennett will make his NHL debut on SAturday.
After missing the start of the season because of shoulder surgery, Bennett, 18, went back to the OHL where he tallied 11 goals and 13 assists (24 points) in 11 games with Kingston. He is expected to make his debut on a line with David Wolf and Drew Shore.
Sam Bennett
April 11, 2015, 1:11 p.m.
Call up / Send down
The Flames have recalled Sam Bennett from Kingston (OHL).
Bennett, 18, had 11 goals and 13 assists (24 points) in 11 games with Kingston this season. He also had three assists in four games during the OHL postseason. Bennett missed the majority of the year with a shoulder injury.
Sam Bennett
April 3, 2015, 5:51 p.m.
Call up / Send down
The Flames have sent Sam Bennett to Kingston (OHL).
Bennett, 18, has not played all season because of a shoulder injury. He has been skating with the Flames recently and is set to return to action, but that will happen in the OHL. Bennett had 91 points (36G / 51A) and 118 PIMS in 57 games with Kingston last season.
Sam Bennett
Feb. 21, 2015, 11:11 a.m.
Injury
Bennett (shoulder) skated with a no-contact jersey on Monday.
Bennett has missed the entire season after having shoulder surgery in the preseason. Bennett was expected to miss 4-6 months, and the middle of February would mark the four month mark. Returning to the ice is a positive step in his recovery.
Sam Bennett
Feb. 2, 2015, 12:51 p.m.
Injury
Bennett had successful surgery on his shoulder Tuesday morning.
Bennett will likely miss 4-6 months and be returned to juniors and be back in Calgary for training camp next season.
Sam Bennett
Oct. 14, 2014, 12:48 p.m.
Injury
Sam Bennett will undergo surgery on his shoulder next week and is expected to miss 4-6 months.
This summer's fourth overall pick is expected to make a full recovery, but will have to wait until next season to crack the Flames roster. This injury also means that Bennett will not be able to participate in the IIHF World Junior Championships starting on Boxing Day. Bennett has a bright NHL future ahead of him and he will be back in Flames camp next fall.
Sam Bennett
Oct. 9, 2014, 5:26 p.m.
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