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Jamie Benn headed to NHL All-Star Game

Dallas Stars center Jamie Benn is heading to the NHL All-Star Game. Benn was among the players added to the All-Star roster this morning.

The 22-year-old Benn, who will be making his first All-Star Game appearance, leads the Stars with 42 points (13 goals, 29 assists) in 41 games. He is tied for 14th in the NHL in scoring.

Stars forward Loui Eriksson, who played in last year’s game and was considered a strong candidate again this year, was not named to the roster.

This season’s All-Star game will be played January 29 in Ottawa.

The full All-Star roster is here.