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Brandon Prust | Winger | #82

Age / DOB:  (33) / 3/16/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 195
Drafted: 2004 / Rd. 3 (70) / CAL
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Brandon Prust would like to return to the NHL in 2017-18.
"There's teams that realize they need guys like me around still," Prust said. "If that doesn't work out, I'll go back to Europe." He attended training camp with Toronto on a tryout, but didn't get a deal from the Leafs. Prust decided he couldn't wait any longer and accepted a contract to play for the Nurnberg Ice Tigers in the DEL. He had eight points and 67 penalty minutes in 29 games during the regular season along with six points and 51 PIMs in 11 playoff matches. Jun 14 - 6:49 PM

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Brandon Prust has decided to join the Sabo Ice Tigers of the DEL in Germany.

The 32-year-old enjoyed nine seasons with Calgary, Montreal, the Rangers, Phoenix/Arizona, and Vancouver where he posted 115 points with 741 hit and 1,036 PIMs across 486 games.
Sat, Nov 26, 2016 05:49:00 PM

According to Claude Lemieux, who is Brandon Prust's agent, said the veteran winger is close to signing with a team in the DEL of Germany.

That is if a new deal from Toronto doesn't come "in the next few days." Considering the youth movement the Maple Leafs have undergone and the fact that Prust was released from his PTO with them before the season began, it looks like he's heading overseas.
Thu, Nov 24, 2016 09:56:00 PM

Brandon Prust has been released from his professional tryout.

He wasn't expected to be part of the Leafs' opening roster. It was reported on Monday that he would stay with the team for a little while longer.
Tue, Oct 11, 2016 05:36:00 PM

The Toronto Maple Leafs don't plan on signing Brandon Prust at this time.

Prust had been attending the Leafs' training camp on a tryout basis. He's going to continue to practice with Toronto, which might indicate that the Leafs are keeping the door open in case injuries change their stance.
Mon, Oct 10, 2016 03:10:00 PM

Brandon Prust says he's always wanted to play for the Toronto Maple Leafs.

The veteran forward signed a professional tryout with the club on Monday night. "Growing up a Leafs fan, I know that's kind of where my heart is," said Prust. "I've always wanted to play for the Leafs. I figure this will be a great opportunity for me. Wendel (Clark) was my man. I always want to play like him and be like him. He had skill, he was tough as nails and he was a great leader. That's the guy I idolized growing up as a Leafs fan. I've watched Toronto's playoff runs and I know all about their history. To be a part of it will be amazing."
Tue, Aug 23, 2016 09:09:00 PM

Brandon Prust will attend Toronto Maple Leafs training camp on a professional tryout.

The 32-year-old dealt with a serious ankle injury while with the Canucks last season. Prust had one goal and seven points in 35 games with Vancouver in 2015-16, but was set to the minors in February. Prust doesn't produce much offensively, but when healthy, he can be an effective fourth line, energy player.
Mon, Aug 22, 2016 05:59:00 PM

Brandon Prust has been sent to AHL Utica.

Prust successfully cleared waivers on Wednesday, so this move was expected. He has seven points and 59 penalty minutes in 35 contests with Vancouver this season.
Thu, Feb 4, 2016 02:14:00 PM

Brandon Prust went unclaimed on waivers.

Prust has seven points and 59 penalty minutes in 35 games in 2015-16. He hasn't played in the AHL since the 2007-08 campaign, but that's expected to change now.
Wed, Feb 3, 2016 12:21:00 PM

Brandon Prust has been placed on waivers by Vancouver.

He has been scratched for the last three games and he has seven points, along with 59 penalty minutes, in 35 games this season.
Tue, Feb 2, 2016 12:12:00 PM

Brandon Prust and Yannick Weber will each be scratched Tuesday against Nashville.

This will be Prust's third straight game on the pine. He's posted seven points, 40 hits, and 59 PIMs through 35 games this season. Great rates but his time in Van City may be drawing to a close.
Tue, Jan 26, 2016 08:55:00 PM

Brandon Prust is a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Boston Bruins.

The 31-year-old has one goal, seven points and 59 penalty minutes in 35 games this season. Yannick Weber and Adam Cracknell will also watch the game from the press box.
Thu, Jan 21, 2016 06:42:00 PM

Brandon Prust has been sidelined with a leg injury he suffered Friday night against Anaheim.

Prust had a leg-on-leg collision with Ryan Kesler to cause the injury, though the severity is not yet known. The veteran forward has compiled seven points, 34 hits, and 57 PIMs through 28 games this season.
Sun, Jan 3, 2016 03:53:00 PM

Brandon Prust had a multi-point game in Monday's 5-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres.

Prust scored his first goal as a Vancouver Canuck and assisted on Radim Vrbata's third goal of the game. Prust now has one goal and six assists in eighteen games played this season. He is ranked 8th in penalty minutes with 45 PIM.
Tue, Dec 8, 2015 04:31:00 AM

Brandon Prust is definitely not remorseful for spearing Brad Marchand.

Prust was fined $5,000 by the NHL for that incident, but he referred to it as "the best money I ever spent." He added that he didn't feel he hit Marchand very hard and believes that Marchand "sold it pretty good." Vancouver will play against Boston again on Jan. 21.
Mon, Dec 7, 2015 06:17:00 AM

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