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09/18/2009 10:22 AM - Number elevan of the 25 players in 25 days is veteran defenseman Tyler Benson

  Tyler Benson
Number:  3
Hometown:  Crystal Lake, IL
Birthdate:  7/17/1990
Position: Defensman
Last Team:  El Paso Rhinos
Height: 6' 2"
Weight:  190
Siblings:  3
Siblings name and age:  Jimmy - 23, Mellissa - 27, Amy - 25
Mother and Father:  Julie and Jim
Favorite NHL Team:  Chicago Blackhawks
Favorite Player:  Chris Pronger
Favorite Band & Song:  Derek Trucks Band - I'll find my way
Favorite Food:  New York Strip Steak
Hobbies:  Golf, any rec sport, hiking, hanging with friends, movies
Accomplishments:  State Champions, 2 time All Star, 1st team all state IL
Goals:  Thorne Cup Chapionship, National Chapionship
Describe your experience as a Rhino:  Unbelievably welcoming in every way and the most fun I have ever had in a season of hockey 
Biggest Inspiration:  My Mother and Father

"Tyler is a big strong defenseman that is seldom ever out of position.  He excels in our defensive end and on the penalty kill.  This season we are looking for him to excel in the offensive zone and power play as well."

Coach Herman