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Jamie Benn is a professional ice hockey player who currently serves as captain of the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was born on July 18, 1989 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada and began his career playing junior hockey in the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL). Benn was selected by the Dallas Stars in the fifth round of the 2007 NHL Draft and made his NHL debut in 2009. Over the course of his career, Benn has been named to the NHL First All-Star Team twice and has won numerous awards and accolades, including the Art Ross Trophy as the NHL’s leading scorer in 2014-15. He is known for his physical play and offensive skills, and has established himself as one of the top players in the league.