Matthew Beniers

Seattle Kraken logo
Age 20 Nov 5, 2002
Center shoots left
6'1" 185 cm
174 lbs 79 kg
ELC Signing Age 19
Waivers Signing Age 18
UFA Year 2029
Agent Pat Brisson
Draft Year 2021
Drafted Overall 2
Draft Round 1
Draft Team Seattle Kraken logo

Transaction History
May 13, 2023 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers scored a goal, dished an assist, went plus-2 and added two PIM in Saturday's 6-3 win over the Dallas Stars in Game 6.
May 9, 2023 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers notched an assist and blocked two shots in Tuesday's 6-3 loss to the Dallas Stars in Game 4.
May 8, 2023 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers had a goal and an assist in Seattle's 7-2 victory over the Dallas Stars in Game 3 on Sunday.
May 3, 2023 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers notched an assist and four shots on goal in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime win over the Dallas Stars in Game 1.
Apr 23, 2023 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers scored a goal on three shots and went minus-2 in Saturday's 6-4 loss to the Colorado Avalanche in Game 3.
Apr 10, 2023 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers scored a goal in Monday's 4-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes.
Apr 7, 2023 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers scored a goal on six shots, added an assist and went plus-2 in Thursday's 4-2 win over the Arizona Coyotes.
Apr 4, 2023 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers scored an empty-net goal on three shots in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks.
Apr 3, 2023 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers logged a shorthanded assist, two hits and a plus-2 rating in Monday's 8-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes.
Mar 30, 2023 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers scored a goal on two shots and added a power-play assist in Thursday's 4-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks.
Mar 26, 2023 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers scored a goal on two shots and went plus-3 in Saturday's 7-2 win over the Nashville Predators.
Mar 18, 2023 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers notched an assist and two shots on goal in Saturday's 6-4 loss to the Edmonton Oilers.
Mar 12, 2023 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers posted an assist and a minus-2 rating in Saturday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Dallas Stars.
Mar 7, 2023 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers notched two assists, two shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Anaheim Ducks.
Mar 5, 2023 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers notched an assist in Sunday's 3-2 overtime win over the Colorado Avalanche.
Mar 3, 2023 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers notched two assists, two shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Thursday's 5-4 overtime win over the Detroit Red Wings.
Feb 23, 2023 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers scored a goal on three shots and added a power-play assist in Thursday's 6-5 loss to the Boston Bruins.
Feb 18, 2023 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers notched two assists, three shots on goal and a plus-3 rating in Saturday's 4-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings.
Feb 16, 2023 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers scored a goal and added a power-play assist in Thursday's 6-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers.
Feb 14, 2023 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers (knee) will be in the lineup Tuesday versus Winnipeg, Scott Malone of Root Sports reports.
Feb 12, 2023 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers (knee) blocked a shot late in Sunday's game versus the Philadelphia Flyers, and head coach Dave Hakstol didn't have an update on the rookie's status, Piper Shaw of Root Sports reports.
Feb 7, 2023 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers (upper body) will return to the lineup Tuesday versus the New York Islanders, Sound of Hockey reports.
Jan 27, 2023 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers (upper body) is not at practice Friday after taking a hard hit from Vancouver's Tyler Myers on Wednesday and will miss the next two games, Scott Malone of Root Sports reports.
Jan 25, 2023 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers (upper body) didn't finish Wednesday's game versus the Vancouver Canucks, Kate Shefte of The Seattle Times reports.
Jan 14, 2023 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers scored a goal and recorded an assist in Seattle's 8-5 win against the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday.
Jan 10, 2023 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers scored a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 4-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres.
Jan 9, 2023 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers scored an empty-net goal on five shots, added a power-play assist and logged two hits in Monday's 4-0 win over the Montreal Canadiens.
Jan 8, 2023 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers scored a goal on two shots, dished an assist and went plus-4 in Saturday's 8-4 win over the Ottawa Senators.
Jan 6, 2023 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers scored a goal in Thursday's 5-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Jan 3, 2023 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers scored a power-play goal, dished an assist, added four hits and blocked two shots in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers.
Dec 23, 2022 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers produced an assist, two shots on goal and two blocked shots in Thursday's 6-5 shootout loss to the Vancouver Canucks.
Dec 18, 2022 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers registered an assist and went plus-2 in Sunday's 3-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets.
Dec 11, 2022 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers logged a goal and an assist in Sunday's 5-2 win over the Florida Panthers.
Dec 1, 2022 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers scored a goal on two shots and added two PIM in Thursday's 3-2 overtime win over the Washington Capitals.
Nov 29, 2022 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers scored twice on six shots and went plus-3 in Tuesday's 9-8 overtime win over the Los Angeles Kings.
Nov 27, 2022 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers scored a goal and was credited with two assists during Sunday's 5-4 victory over the host Ducks.
Nov 25, 2022 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers notched an assist and two shots on goal in Friday's 4-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights.
Nov 23, 2022 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers scored a goal on two shots, dished a pair of assists and went plus-4 in Wednesday's 8-5 win over the San Jose Sharks.
Nov 19, 2022 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers registered two assists, two shots on goal and two hits in Saturday's 3-2 overtime win over the Los Angeles Kings.
Nov 1, 2022 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers scored a goal on two shots in Tuesday's 5-4 win over the Calgary Flames.
Oct 29, 2022 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers notched an assist, two hits and two blocked shots in Saturday's 3-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Oct 27, 2022 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers scored a goal on two shots and went minus-2 in Thursday's 5-4 loss to the Vancouver Canucks.
Oct 25, 2022 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers scored a power-play goal on two shots in Tuesday's 5-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres.
Oct 23, 2022 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers notched a goal Sunday, but the Seattle Kraken fell to the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4.
Oct 16, 2022 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers produced an assist in Saturday's 5-2 loss to the Vegas Golden Knights.
Oct 13, 2022 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers posted an assist, two shots on goal and two blocked shots in Thursday's 4-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings.
Oct 12, 2022 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers scored a goal on four shots and supplied a power-play assist in Wednesday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Anaheim Ducks.
May 1, 2022 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers registered a power-play assist and two shots on goal in Sunday's 4-3 loss to the Winnipeg Jets.
Apr 29, 2022 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers notched an assist and went plus-2 in Friday's 3-0 win over the San Jose Sharks.
Apr 28, 2022 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers produced an assist in Wednesday's 5-3 loss to the Los Angeles Kings.
Apr 26, 2022 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers posted a power-play assist and three shots on goal in Tuesday's 5-2 loss to the Vancouver Canucks.
Apr 23, 2022 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers registered a power-play goal in Friday's 6-3 loss to the Minnesota Wild.
Apr 20, 2022 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers notched an assist and two shots on goal in Wednesday's 3-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche.
Apr 18, 2022 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers scored a goal on three shots in Monday's 4-2 win over the Ottawa Senators.
Apr 16, 2022 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers scored a power-play goal on three shots and added two hits in Saturday's 4-3 shootout win over the New Jersey Devils.
Apr 12, 2022 Seattle Kraken | Matty Beniers | Beniers notched an assist in Tuesday's 5-3 loss to the Calgary Flames.
Apr 10, 2022 Seattle Kraken | Matt Beniers | Beniers signed a three-year, entry-level deal with Seattle on Sunday.
Aug 20, 2021 Seattle Kraken | Matt Beniers | Beniers will return to the University of Michigan for his sophomore campaign.
Jul 23, 2021 Seattle Kraken | Matt Beniers | Beniers was drafted second overall by the Seattle Kraken at the 2021 NHL Draft on Friday.
2022-2023 Regular Season Stats

Matthew Beniers
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Seattle Kraken Seattle Kraken logo 80 24 33 57 14 2 1,075 62.00 52.30 -0.20 51.70 -1.60 0.95 2.18
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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
2011-2012 Boston Jr. Bruins Brick Invitational 6 1 5 6 2
2014-2015 South Shore Kings PW QC Int PW 3 1 0 1 2
2017-2018 Milton Academy USHS-Prep 23 11 16 27 0
2017-2018 Team Royal USA-S15 2 1 0 1 0
2017-2018 Cape Cod Whalers 16U AAA MHSL U16 8 7 5 12 0
2018-2019 U.S. National U17 Team NTDP 42 10 13 23 16
2018-2019 USNTDP Juniors USHL 33 11 20 31 12
2018-2019 USA U17 WHC-17 5 2 1 3 6
2018-2019 U.S. National U18 Team NTDP 20 8 12 20 8
2018-2019 USA U18 WJC-18 7 2 0 2 4
2019-2020 U.S. National U18 Team NTDP 44 18 23 41 24
2019-2020 USNTDP Juniors USHL 16 7 9 16 10
Draft Yr 2020-2021 Univ. of Michigan NCAA 24 10 14 24 0
Draft Yr 2020-2021 USA U20 WJC-20 7 1 2 3 2
Draft Yr 2020-2021 USA WC 6 1 1 2 2
2021-2022 Univ. of Michigan NCAA 37 20 23 43 16
2021-2022 USA U20 WJC-20 Cancelled 1 0 1 1 2
2021-2022 USA OG 4 1 1 2 4
2021-2022 Seattle Kraken NHL 10 3 6 9 0 132 46.20 42.70 -12.50 47.10 -7.30 0.46 2.28
2022-2023 Seattle Kraken NHL 80 24 33 57 2 1,075 62.00 52.30 -0.20 51.70 -1.60 0.95 2.18 Playoffs 14 3 4 7 0
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Active Contract

Signing Team Seattle Kraken logo
Signing Date April 10, 2022
Agent Pat Brisson
Qualifying Offer on Expiry $874,125
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,692,500 1.07% of cap space
2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Cap Hit $897,500 $897,500 $897,500
RFA
AAV $1,850,000 $1,850,000 $1,850,000
Performance Bonuses $82,500 $925,000 $1,850,000
Base Salary $750,000 $832,500 $832,500
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500
Total Salary $842,500 $925,000 $925,000
Minors Salary $80,000 $80,000 $80,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out

Contract History