Thread: Player Discussion: Jamie Benn
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01-14-2013, 09:50 AM
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Originally Posted by livewell68 View Post
Considering Dallas has 3 new players that will be filling the top 2 lines and will be playing heavy minutes, don't you think this will mess up the chemistry of the team? If Benn misses training camp, I think he will have a harder time easing himself into the lineup once the season starts. They will be play 7 games in 11 days to start the season and this will brutal.

I think they have to get him signed today or tomorrow.
hockey's one of those sports where a guy can come in and just start playing. sure, chemistry may be a bit of an issue to start, but the learning curve to adjust to teammate tendencies should be relatively short. coaches change lines abruptly all the time. and for the most part, midseason trades don't result in massive confusion with the new player and the new team.

that said, i'll play the prediction game and say benn is signed friday.

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