Matt Benning

#5
age29
posD
shotr
h6'1"
w203lbs
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Current Contract

Cap Hit
$1,250,000$1.25M
Standard Contract: Year 2 of 4
22/23
23/24
25/26
Accumulated Cap Hit
$1,250,001$1.25M
100%
Expiry Status
UFA 2026 (Age 32)
Current Agent
UFA Year 2021
ELC Year 22
Waivers Age 22
Birthdate May 25, 1994
Nationality Canada
Draft
2012 Round 6 Pick 175
Draft Class
Est Career Earnings
$10,150,000
Regular Season
GP14
G0
A2
P2
PPG0.14
PIM14
EV TOI/Game 14.97
G60 0.00
P60 0.57
GF% 33.30
DFF% 35.40
REL DFF% -6.00
CF% 43.10
REL CF% 0.00

Transactions

Jan 4 2024 | San Jose Sharks

Benning underwent successful hip surgery, general manager Mike Grier said Thursday, and will be out of action five months.

Dec 13 2023 | San Jose Sharks

Benning (lower body) is out indefinitely, coach David Quinn told Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now on Wednesday.

Dec 12 2023 | San Jose Sharks

Benning (lower body) was moved to injured reserve Tuesday, per the NHL media site.

Dec 9 2023 | San Jose Sharks

Benning (lower body) is considered week-to-week, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.

Nov 24 2023 | San Jose Sharks

Benning (undisclosed) was taken off injured reserve Friday.

Nov 20 2023 | San Jose Sharks

Benning (undisclosed) is close to getting back into the lineup according to head coach David Quinn, Max Miller of The Hockey News reports Monday.

Oct 31 2023 | San Jose Sharks

Benning was designated for injured reserve Tuesday with an undisclosed injury, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.

Oct 29 2023 | San Jose Sharks

Benning (lower body) will return to the lineup Sunday versus the Washington Capitals, per Curtis Pashelka of The San Jose Mercury News.

Oct 27 2023 | San Jose Sharks

Benning missed Friday's game against the Carolina Hurricanes due to a lingering lower-body issue, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.

Oct 14 2023 | San Jose Sharks

Benning logged an assist, five blocked shots and two PIM in Saturday's 2-1 shootout loss to the Colorado Avalanche.

Apr 3 2023 | San Jose Sharks

Benning (lower body) is slated to play in Tuesday's matchup with Colorado, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.

Apr 1 2023 | San Jose Sharks

Benning (lower body) is listed among the scratches for Saturday's game versus the Arizona Coyotes, per the NHL media site.

Mar 30 2023 | San Jose Sharks

Benning (lower body) will not play against the Vegas Golden Knights on Thursday, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.

Mar 25 2023 | San Jose Sharks

Benning (undisclosed) will play Saturday versus the Calgary Flames, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.

Mar 24 2023 | San Jose Sharks

Benning (undisclosed) will be a game-time decision versus Calgary on Saturday, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.

Jul 13 2022
Standard | 4 yrs
$5,000,000
Cap Hit
$1,250,000

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Oct 9 2020
Standard | 2 yrs
$2,000,000
Cap Hit
$1,000,000

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Jun 19 2018
Standard | 2 yrs
$3,800,000
Cap Hit
$1,900,000

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Aug 27 2016
Entry Level | 2 yrs
$2,150,000
Cap Hit
$1,075,000

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2022-2026 Standard Contract
4yrs
value$5,000,000$5.00M
cap hit$1,250,000$1.25M
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Signed By
Signed On Jul 13 2022
Signing Agent Justin Duberman
Signing Status
UFA
28yrs old
Abbreviated $Amounts
2022-23
2023-24
Buy Out
2024-25
Buy Out
2025-26
2026
Cap Hit $1,250,000$1.25M $1,250,000$1.25M $1,250,000$1.25M $1,250,000$1.25M
UFA
32yrs
AAV $1,250,000$1.25M $1,250,000$1.25M $1,250,000$1.25M $1,250,000$1.25M
Base $1,250,000$1.25M $1,250,000$1.25M $1,250,000$1.25M $1,250,000$1.25M
Performance Bonuses - - - -
Signing Bonuses - - - -
Total Salary $1,250,000$1.25M $1,250,000$1.25M $1,250,000$1.25M $1,250,000$1.25M
Minors Salary $1,250,000$1.25M $1,250,000$1.25M $1,250,000$1.25M $1,250,000$1.25M
Clauses
-
-
-
-
UFA Year

2020-2022 Standard Contract
2yrs
value$2,000,000$2.00M
cap hit$1,000,000$1.00M
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Signed By
Signed On Oct 9 2020
Signing Agent Justin Duberman
Signing Status
UFA no QO
26yrs old
Abbreviated $Amounts
2020-21
2021-22
2022
Cap Hit $1,000,000$1.00M $1,000,000$1.00M
UFA
28yrs
AAV $1,000,000$1.00M $1,000,000$1.00M
Base $1,000,000$1.00M $1,000,000$1.00M
Performance Bonuses - -
Signing Bonuses - -
Total Salary $1,000,000$1.00M $1,000,000$1.00M
Minors Salary $1,000,000$1.00M $1,000,000$1.00M
Clauses
-
-
UFA Year

2018-2020 Standard Contract
2yrs
value$3,800,000$3.80M
cap hit$1,900,000$1.90M
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Signed By
Signed On Jun 19 2018
Signing Agent Justin Duberman
Signing Status
RFA
24yrs old
Abbreviated $Amounts
2018-19
2019-20
2020
Cap Hit $1,900,000$1.90M $1,900,000$1.90M
UFA no QO
26yrs
AAV $1,900,000$1.90M $1,900,000$1.90M
Base $1,800,000$1.80M $2,000,000$2.00M
Performance Bonuses - -
Signing Bonuses - -
Total Salary $1,800,000$1.80M $2,000,000$2.00M
Minors Salary $1,800,000$1.80M $2,000,000$2.00M
Clauses
-
-
UFA Year

2016-2018 Entry Level Contract
2yrs
value$2,150,000$2.15M
cap hit$1,075,000$1.08M
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Signed On Aug 27 2016
Signing Agent Justin Duberman
Signing Status 22yrs old
Arbitration Eligible
Abbreviated $Amounts
2016-17
2017-18
2018
Cap Hit $925,000$925K $925,000$925K
RFA
24yrs
AAV $1,075,000$1.08M $1,075,000$1.08M
Base $832,500$833K $832,500$833K
Performance Bonuses - $300,000$300K
Signing Bonuses $92,500$93K $92,500$93K
Total Salary $925,000$925K $925,000$925K
Minors Salary $70,000$70K $70,000$70K
Clauses
-
-
UFA Year

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Matt Benning
#5
age29
posD
shotr
h6'1"
w203lbs
Cap Hit
$1,250,000
Standard Contract: Year 2 of 4
22/23
23/24
25/26
Expiry Status
UFA 2026 (Age 32)
Signing Agent
Justin Duberman
2023-24
Regular Season
gp14
g0
a2
pts2
Draft
Undrafted
UFA Year
2021
Birthdate
May 25, 1994
Nationality
Canada