Matt Benning Nashville Predators logo

Age 27 May 25, 1994
Edmonton CAN
Defense shoots right
6'1" 185 cm
203 lbs 92 kg
ELC Signing Age 22
Waivers Signing Age 22
UFA Year 2021
Agent Justin Duberman
Draft Year 2012
Drafted Overall 175
Draft Round 6
Draft Team Boston Bruins logo

Transaction History
Dec 7, 2021 Nashville Predators | Matt Benning | Benning (upper body) is considered day-to-day and will not play Tuesday against Detroit, Brooks Bratten of the Predators' official site reports.
Dec 5, 2021 Nashville Predators | Matt Benning | Benning posted his third assist of the season in Saturday's 4-3 overtime win over the Canadiens.
Oct 31, 2021 Nashville Predators | Matt Benning | Benning registered his first point of the season with an assist in Saturday's 3-2 shootout win over the Islanders.
May 2, 2021 Nashville Predators | Matt Benning | Benning played his 50th game of the season Saturday against the Stars, recording three shots on goal, a blocked shot and a pair of penalty minutes. He failed to crack the scoresheet, however, leaving him with just four points on the season (one goal, three assists).
Apr 6, 2021 Nashville Predators | Matt Benning | Benning notched an assist and three hits in Tuesday's 3-2 shootout win over the Red Wings.
Mar 28, 2021 Nashville Predators | Matt Benning | Benning (upper body) will be in the lineup for Sunday's tilt with Chicago.
Mar 27, 2021 Nashville Predators | Matt Benning | Benning (upper body) won't play in Saturday's game versus the Blackhawks.
Mar 9, 2021 Nashville Predators | Matt Benning | Benning scored a goal on his only shot of the game in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime loss to Carolina. He also had three hits and two blocks.
Feb 14, 2021 Nashville Predators | Matt Benning | Benning extended his pointless streak to 14 games in Saturday's 4-2 loss to the Red Wings.
Jan 5, 2021 Nashville Predators | Matt Benning | Benning is on the ice Tuesday after missing Monday's practice with an undisclosed issue, Adam Vingan of The Athletic reports.
Jan 4, 2021 Nashville Predators | Matt Benning | Coach John Hynes deemed Benning (undisclosed) unfit to practice on the first day of training camp Monday, Brooks Bratten of the Predators' official site reports.
Oct 9, 2020 Nashville Predators | signed D Matt Benning to a two-year $2 million contract.
Jan 29, 2020 Activated Edmonton Oilers | activated D Matt Benning from injured reserve.
Jan 27, 2020 Recalled Edmonton Oilers | recalled D Matt Benning from Bakersfield (AHL).
Jan 19, 2020 Assigned Edmonton Oilers | loaned D Matt Benning to Bakersfield (AHL) on a conditioning assignment.
Nov 30, 2019 Activated Edmonton Oilers | activated D Matt Benning from injured reserve.
Feb 19, 2019 Activated Edmonton Oilers | activated D Matt Benning from injured reserve.
Oct 28, 2018 Activated Edmonton Oilers | activated D Matt Benning from injured reserve.
Oct 19, 2018 Injured Edmonton Oilers | placed D Matt Benning on IR.
Jun 19, 2018 Edmonton Oilers | signed D Matt Benning to a two-year, $3.8 million contract extension.
Feb 11, 2017 Activated Edmonton Oilers | activated D Matthew Benning from injured reserve.
Feb 4, 2017 Injured Edmonton Oilers | placed D Matthew Benning on IR.
Oct 21, 2016 Recalled Edmonton Oilers | recalled D Matthew Benning from Bakersfield (AHL).
Oct 17, 2016 Assigned Edmonton Oilers | assigned D Matthew Benning to Bakersfield (AHL).
2021-2022 Regular Season Stats

Matt Benning
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Nashville Predators Nashville Predators logo 21 0 3 3 -5 12 280 39.10 52.60 0.80 47.80 -2.60 0.64
Matt Benning Stats by Elite Prospects Matt Benning Advanced Stats by
Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2007-2008 St. Albert Sabres U15 AAA AEHL U15 2 0 1 1 0
2007-2008 St. Albert Blues U15 AA EMHA U15 28 8 7 15 26
2008-2009 St. Albert Sabres U15 AAA AEHL U15 33 2 15 17 44 Playoffs 5 0 3 3 0
2009-2010 St. Albert Raiders U18 AAA AEHL U18 33 7 14 21 32 Playoffs 4 1 0 1 0
2010-2011 Spruce Grove Saints AJHL 43 0 7 7 65 Playoffs 13 0 1 1 0
2010-2011 Spruce Grove Saints Doyle Cup 7 0 1 1 10 Playoffs 13 0 1 1 0
Draft Yr 2011-2012 Spruce Grove Saints AJHL 44 4 14 18 87 Playoffs 11 2 1 3 0
2012-2013 Dubuque Fighting Saints USHL 57 10 16 26 73 Playoffs 11 1 1 2 0
2013-2014 Northeastern Univ. NCAA 33 3 10 13 28
2014-2015 Northeastern Univ. NCAA 36 0 24 24 36
2015-2016 Northeastern Univ. NCAA 41 6 13 19 37
2016-2017 Bakersfield Condors AHL 2 1 1 2 0
2016-2017 Edmonton Oilers NHL 62 3 12 15 29 931 56.76 53.31 1.98 52.42 2.43 0.13 0.71 Playoffs 12 0 3 3 0
2017-2018 Edmonton Oilers NHL 73 6 15 21 49 1,130 51.55 51.46 1.27 50.63 1.33 0.32 0.85
2018-2019 Edmonton Oilers NHL 70 5 12 17 33 902 55.84 51.79 5.87 48.26 0.52 0.20 0.86
2019-2020 Edmonton Oilers NHL 43 1 7 8 15 535 59.00 49.50 -0.50 48.20 -0.30 0.11 0.90 Playoffs 4 0 1 1 0
2019-2020 Bakersfield Condors AHL 3 0 1 1 2
2020-2021 Nashville Predators NHL 53 1 3 4 30 742 50.00 48.50 -2.30 48.90 -1.30 0.08 0.24 Playoffs 5 0 0 0 0
2021-2022 Nashville Predators NHL 21 0 3 3 12 280 39.10 52.60 0.80 47.80 -2.60 0.64
Matt Benning Stats by Elite Prospects | Matt Benning Advanced Stats by

Active Contract

Signing Team Nashville Predators logo
Signing Date October 9, 2020
Signing Status UFA no QO
Agent Justin Duberman
Standard Contract | 2 Years $2,000,000 1.23% of cap space
2020-2021 2021-2022
Cap Hit $1,000,000 $1,000,000
UFA
AAV $1,000,000 $1,000,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $1,000,000 $1,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $1,000,000 $1,000,000
Minors Salary $1,000,000 $1,000,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team Edmonton Oilers logo
Signing Date June 19, 2018
Signing Status RFA
Agent Justin Duberman
Standard Contract | 2 Years $3,800,000 2.39% of cap space
2018-2019 2019-2020
Cap Hit $1,900,000 $1,900,000
UFA no QO
AAV $1,900,000 $1,900,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $1,800,000 $2,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $1,800,000 $2,000,000
Minors Salary $1,800,000 $2,000,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Edmonton Oilers logo
Signing Date August 27, 2016
Agent Justin Duberman
Entry Level Contract | 2 Years $2,150,000 1.27% of cap space
2016-2017 2017-2018
Cap Hit $925,000 $925,000
RFA
AAV $1,075,000 $1,075,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $300,000
Base Salary $832,500 $832,500
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500
Total Salary $925,000 $925,000
Minors Salary $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year