|Assets:||Works very hard on the ice, and is blessed with great skating ability. Can put up points at lower levels and add energy to his team. Is plenty versatile.|
|Flaws:||Is a little undersized for the role of energy player at the National Hockey League level. Needs to work on improving his consistency.|
|Career Potential:||Versatile depth forward.|
|1/08/2014||Assigned to the Utica Comets (AHL).|
|1/05/2014||Recalled from the Utica Comets (AHL).|
|9/23/2013||Assigned to Utica (AHL).|
|7/12/2013||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Vancouver Canucks to a one-year contract.|
|7/02/2013||Minnesota Wild did not tender a qualifying offer.|
|6/30/2013||Acquired from the New York Rangers.|
|2/04/2013||Assigned to Connecticut (AHL).|
|1/26/2013||Recalled from Connecticut (AHL).|
|1/24/2013||Acquired from the Pittsburgh Penguins.|
|1/24/2013||Assigned to Connecticut (AHL).|
|1/17/2013||Placed on waivers by the Pittsburgh Penguins.|
|9/15/2012||Assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).|
|7/13/2012||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Pittsburgh Penguins to a one-year contract.|
|6/26/2012||San Jose Sharks did not tender a qualifying offer.|
|12/20/2011||Recalled from Worcester (AHL).|
|11/06/2011||Assigned to Worcester (AHL).|
|10/21/2011||Recalled from Worcester (AHL).|
|10/03/2011||Assigned to Worcester (AHL).|
|7/08/2011||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the San Jose Sharks to a one-year contract.|
|4/09/2011||Recalled from Worcester (AHL).|
|2/19/2011||Assigned to Worcester (AHL).|
|2/18/2011||Recalled from Worcester (AHL).|
|2/08/2011||Assigned to Worcester (AHL).|
|2/01/2011||Recalled from Worcester (AHL).|
|1/27/2011||Assigned to Worcester (AHL).|
|1/20/2011||Missed 1 game (facial injury).|
|1/17/2011||Facial injury, day-to-day.|
|11/27/2010||Recalled from Worcester (AHL).|
|11/10/2010||Assigned to Worcester (AHL).|
|11/06/2010||Recalled from Worcester (AHL).|
|9/30/2010||Assigned to Worcester (AHL).|
|5/12/2010||Recalled from Worcester (AHL).|
|1/21/2010||Assigned to Worcester (AHL).|
|1/19/2010||Recalled from Worcester (AHL).|
|1/18/2010||Assigned to Worcester (AHL).|
|1/16/2010||Recalled from Worcester (AHL).|
|11/29/2009||Assigned to Worcester (AHL).|
|11/25/2009||Recalled from Worcester (AHL).|
|11/23/2009||Assigned to Worcester (AHL).|
|11/20/2009||Recalled from Worcester (AHL).|
|11/18/2009||Assigned to Worcester (AHL).|
|11/17/2009||Recalled from Worcester (AHL).|
|11/08/2009||Assigned to Worcester (AHL).|
|8/23/2009||Signed as a free agent by the San Jose Sharks to a two-year contract.|
|7/12/2013||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Vancouver Canucks.|
|6/30/2013||Minnesota Wild traded Justin Falk to the New York Rangers for Benn Ferriero and a sixth-round draft pick in 2014.|
|1/24/2013||Pittsburgh Penguins traded Benn Ferriero to the New York Rangers for Chad Kolarik.|
|7/13/2012||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Pittsburgh Penguins.|
|8/23/2009||Signed as a free agent by the San Jose Sharks.|
|6/24/2006||Drafted by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 7th round (196th overall) in 2006.|
Vancouver demotes Benn Ferriero | 01/08/2014 4:37 PM
NewsThe Vancouver Canucks have sent Benn Ferriero to the AHL.
Cam Tucker on Twitter
ImpactFerriero has 10 goals and 22 points in 32 AHL games this season. The 26-year-old forward might end up getting another stint with Vancouver in 2013-14, but he won't have any fantasy value.
Vancouver recalls Benn Ferriero from AHL | 01/05/2014 3:20 PM
NewsThe Vancouver Canucks brought up Benn Ferriero from the minors on Sunday.
Vancouver Canucks on Twitter
ImpactHe isn't likely to make a big impact, as he hasn't seen NHL action since February. In 96 career NHL regular season games, Ferriero has 14 goals and 23 points with 25 PIM.
Benn Ferriero hopes to battle for roster spot | 07/19/2013 10:30 AM
NewsBenn Ferriero hopes to compete for a roster spot during Vancouver's training camp.
Impact"I didn't get a chance to play up (in the NHL) much last year, so that's kind of sticking in my craw a little bit," said Ferriero. "I feel like I can step in and play in the league." Ferriero inked a one-year, two-way deal with the Vancouver Canucks. Last season he enjoyed a four-game stint with the New York Rangers, so he already has a bit of experience under new Canucks bench boss John Tortorella.
Canucks sign Benn Ferriero | 07/12/2013 2:17 PM
NewsThe Vancouver Canucks have signed Benn Ferriero.
Canucks.nhl.com on Twitter
ImpactFerriero has 14 goals and 23 points in 96 career NHL games. He's not expected to have any fantasy value in standard leagues next season.
Wild decline to offer QOs to Ferriero, Broda | 07/02/2013 5:26 PM
NewsMinnesota Wild decline to offer qualifying offers to Ben Ferriero and Joel Broad.
Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
ImpactFerriero came over in a draft-day trade that sent defenseman Justin Falk to the Rangers, but it's clear now that was a pure roster move by the Rangers. The Wild also got a sixth-round pick in the deal. Broda has spent the past three seasons bouncing around the AHL and ECHL since being a fifth-round pick of the Capitals in 2008.
Minnesota gets rights to Ferriero from NYR | 06/30/2013 11:38 AM
NewsThe Minnesota Wild have acquired a sixth round pick and the rights to Benn Ferriero to the New York Rangers in exchange for Justin Falk.
Steve Zipay on Twitter
ImpactFerriero, like Falk, is scheduled to become a restricted free agent this summer. Ferriero only played in four NHL games last season and recorded an assist. At the age of 26, he has 23 points in 96 career contests.
Benn Ferriero returns to the minors | 02/04/2013 4:05 PM
NewsBenn Ferriero has been sent down to the minors.
Katie Strang on Twitter
ImpactFerriero has an assist in four games this season. He also has four goals and 19 points in 35 AHL contests in 2012-13.
Benn Ferriero earns first point with Rangers | 01/30/2013 12:39 PM
NewsBenn Ferriero got his first point as a Ranger, with an assist, in the team's 2-1 win over Philadelphia on Tuesday.
The Bergen Record
ImpactHe picked up the lone helper on defenseman Michael Del Zotto's second goal of the year. Ferriero concluded the match with just 8:21 of ice time in his second appearance with the Blueshirts following his acquisition from Pittsburgh.
Benn Ferriero will likely skate on 4th line | 01/26/2013 2:37 PM
NewsBenn Ferriero is projected to play in Saturday's contest.
The Bergen Record
ImpactFerriero was summoned by the Rangers from the minors just days after they acquired him from the Pittsburgh Penguins in a minor-league swap. Ferriero will probably play with Jeff Halpern and Arron Asham on the fourth line.
Benn Ferriero recalled by Rangers | 01/26/2013 11:13 AM
NewsBenn Ferriero has been recalled from the AHL by the Rangers
ImpactThe forward was acquired from the Penguins on Friday in a deal for Chad Kolarik. New York sent down Kris Newbury on Friday, but it's unclear whether Ferriero will be inserted in the lineup Saturday night or be around solely for depth purposes. He has 19 points in the AHL this season.
Rangers acquire Benn Ferriero from Pens | 01/24/2013 11:44 AM
NewsThe New York Rangers have acquired Benn Ferriero from Pittsburgh in exchange for forward Chad Kolarik in a minor-league deal.
ImpactFerriero has tallied four goals and 18 points in 34 games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton this campaign. In 92 NHL games with the San Jose Sharks over the last three seasons, he compiled 14 markers and 22 points. He signed a one-year, two-way with the Penguins in the summer.
| 01/19/2013 9:00 PM
NewsBenn Ferriero was called up from the minors on Friday January 18.
|Goals||0||2 times-last:vs. Pit||last:Jan 7||0|
|Assists||0||2 times-last:vs. Pit||last:Jan 7||1|
|Points||0||2 times-last:vs. Pit||last:Jan 7||1|
|Penalty Minutes||0||2 times-last:vs. Pit||last:Jan 7||0|
|Plus/Minus||0||2 times-last:vs. Pit||last:Jan 7||1|
|Power Play Goals||0||2 times-last:vs. Pit||last:Jan 7||0|
|Power Play Points||0||2 times-last:vs. Pit||last:Jan 7||0|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||2 times-last:vs. Pit||last:Jan 7||0|
|Shorthanded Points||0||2 times-last:vs. Pit||last:Jan 7||0|
|Shots||0||2 times-last:vs. Pit||last:Jan 7||2|
|Penalty Minutes||9||2010-11 (SJ)|
|Power Play Goals||1||2010-11 (SJ)|
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