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Tyler Benson
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Born March 15, 1998 (1998-03-15) (age 19)
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shoots Left
WHL team Vancouver Giants
Playing career 2013–present

Tyler Benson (born March 15, 1998) is a Canadian ice hockey player. He is currently playing for the Vancouver Giants in the Western Hockey League (WHL). Benson was selected first overall by the Vancouver Giants in the 2013 WHL Bantam Draft.[1]

Benson played bantam hockey within the Alberta Major Bantam Hockey League (AMBHL) where during the 2012-13 season he established a new scoring record with 146 points in 33 games, supassing the previous mark of 131 points held by Ty Rattie. In addition to being the league's top scorer, he was also named the AMBHL North's Most Valuable Player for the 2012-13 season.[2]

The Vancouver Giants selected Benson with the 1st overall pick in the 2013 WHL Bantam Draft and, as an underaged player, he made his WHL debut on November 16, 2013.[3]

Awards and honoursEdit

Honours Year
AMBHL Most Valuable Player 2012–13 [4]
WHL Bantam Draft First Overall Selection 2013 [5]

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