Zach Benson

#9
age19
posLW
shotl
h5'9"
w163lbs
BirthdateMay 12, 2005
Draft Class2023 round1 pick13

Current Contract

Cap Hit
$950,000$950K
Year 2 of 3
23/24
24/25
25/26
Accumulated Hit
$0$0K | 0%
Expiry Status
RFA 2026 age 21

2023-24 Stats

Regular Season
GP71
G11
A19
P30
PPG0.42
PIM36
EV TOI/GM 12.66
G60 0.68
P60 1.76
GF% 47.90
DFF% 52.10
REL DFF% 4.10
CF% 53.20
REL CF% 3.20

Zach Benson Updates

Apr 6 2024

Benson picked up two assists in Friday's 4-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers.

Mar 14 2024

Benson scored two goals on his only two shots on net while adding four PIM, two hits, one blocked shot and a plus-2 rating in Thursday's 4-0 win over the New York Islanders.

Mar 13 2024

Benson produced a goal and two assists in Tuesday's 7-3 win over the Detroit Red Wings.

Dec 15 2023

Benson scored a goal on three shots and added an assist in Friday's 5-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights.

Dec 13 2023

Benson scored a goal on three shots and added two PIM in Wednesday's 5-1 loss to the Colorado Avalanche.

Dec 1 2023

Benson tallied a goal and an assist in Thursday's 6-4 loss to St. Louis.

Nov 24 2023

Benson will play in his 10th game of the season Friday versus Pittsburgh, per Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News.

Nov 22 2023

Benson scored a goal Wednesday in a 4-3 overtime loss to Washington.

Nov 17 2023

Benson logged an assist, two hits and two PIM in Friday's 3-2 loss to the Winnipeg Jets.

Nov 17 2023

Benson (lower body) was taken off injured reserve and is expected to play Friday in Winnipeg, according to Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News.

Nov 15 2023

Benson (lower body) has a "good chance" to play during the Buffalo Sabres' upcoming three-game road trip according to coach Don Granato, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports Wednesday.

Nov 3 2023

The Sabres put Benson (lower body) on injured reserve Friday, Sabres insider Joe Yerdon reports.

Oct 31 2023

Benson is week-to-week with a lower-body injury.

Oct 24 2023

Benson (lower body) will return to the lineup Tuesday versus the Ottawa Senators, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.

Oct 23 2023

Benson (lower body) won't play Monday against the Montreal Canadiens, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.

Profile

UFA Year 2030
ELC Year 18
Waivers Age 18
Nationality Canada
Est Career Earnings
$1,900,000
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Career Stats By Contract

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2023-2026 Entry Level Contract
3yrs
value$2,850,000$2.85M
cap hit$950,000$950K
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Signed By
Signed On Jul 28 2023
Signing Agent Ross Gurney
Signed On Jul 28 2023
Signing Status age 18
% Cap Contract Start 1.14%
Qualifying Offer $897,750$898K
Abbreviated $Amounts
2023-24
Buy Out
2024-25
Buy Out
2025-26
2026
Cap Hit $950,000$950K $950,000$950K $950,000$950K RFAage 21
AAV $1,600,000$1.60M $1,600,000$1.60M $1,600,000$1.60M
Base $855,000$855K $855,000$855K $855,000$855K
Performance Bonuses $650,000$650K $650,000$650K $650,000$650K
Signing Bonuses $95,000$95K $95,000$95K $95,000$95K
Total Salary $950,000$950K $950,000$950K $950,000$950K
Minors Salary $82,500$83K $82,500$83K $82,500$83K
Clauses
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UFA Year

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