András Benk

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Born (1987-09-03) September 3, 1987 (age 29)
Budapest, Hungary
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 207 lb (94 kg; 14 st 11 lb)
Position Left Winger
Shoots Left
MOL team
Former teams
Újpesti TE
Dunaújvárosi Acélbikák
Alba Volán Székesfehérvár
National team  Hungary
Playing career 2005–present

András Benk (born September 3, 1987) is a Hungarian professional ice hockey winger who plays for Újpesti TE in the MOL Liga. He joined after a 9 year tenure with Alba Volán Székesfehérvár in the Austrian Hockey League.[1]

He was member of the Hungarian national team which won promotion to the top division World Championship in 2008 after seventy years of absence.[2] Benk also made into the team in the next year, however, just in his second match of the championship, following a hit by Scottie Upshall, he suffered a broken collar bone and had to sit out the rest of the tournament.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "András Benk Profile". Eurohockey.net. Retrieved 25 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "Hungary back after 70 years!". International Ice Hockey Federation. iihf.info. 19 April 2008. Archived from the original on 21 October 2012. Retrieved 25 September 2011. 
  3. ^ Wyshynski, Greg (27 April 2009). "Video: Upshall's suspension, the future of open-ice hits in NHL?". Yahoo! Sports. sports.yahoo.com. Retrieved 25 September 2011. 

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