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Brandon Prust | Winger | #9

Team: Vancouver Canucks
Age / DOB:  (32) / 3/16/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 195
Drafted: 2004 / Rd. 3 (70) / CAL
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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. Feb 4 - 2:14 PM

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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.
Feb 3 - 12:21 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.
Feb 2 - 12:12 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.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 26 - 8:55 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.
Jan 21 - 6:42 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.
Jan 3 - 3:53 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

The Department of Player Safety has fined Brandon Prust $5,000 for his spearing of Brad Marchand.

Hockey sticks can be used for many things such as scoring goals, tapping the boards in applause, and even building furniture. But they're not meant to be used to spear one another. Don't do that.
Sun, Dec 6, 2015 02:33:00 PM

Brandon Prust got into a fight with Brandon Mashinter of the Chicago Blackhawks in his return to action Saturday.

Prust was out for 11 games after suffering an ankle injury on October 27. Prust now has 30 penalty minutes in 10 games with a surprising five assists. He is worth picking up, especially if you need penalty minutes.
Sun, Nov 22, 2015 09:36:00 AM

Brandon Prust (ankle) will get back in the Vancouver lineup on Saturday.

Prust has been out of action since October 27. The bottom-six forward has 25 penalty minutes in nine games but has a surprising five helpers in that time frame. Put him back in your lineup if you need the penalty minutes.
Sat, Nov 21, 2015 09:47:00 AM

Brandon Prust (ankle) will probably be able to play on Saturday.

Prust hasn't played since Oct. 27. His originally timetable predicted he would miss four-to-six weeks, so if he is able to play on Saturday, then he'll be returning a bit ahead of schedule.
Fri, Nov 20, 2015 04:07:00 PM

Brandon Prust is getting closer to returning to action after suffering an ankle injury on October 27.

It was thought that Prust would be out of action for four-to-six weeks and it looks like it will be a lot closer to four for the enforcer who could rejoin the Canucks on their current road trip. He has yet to resume practicing. Prust has been a find fantasy-wise in the early-going as he had five assists and 25 penalty minutes in nine games before the injury with a plus-three rating.
Sat, Nov 14, 2015 07:56:00 AM

Brandon Prust will miss the next four-to-six weeks due to his ankle injury.

Prust was off to a strong start with five assists in nine games this season. He sustained the injury on Tuesday when he fell into the boards awkwardly.
Fri, Oct 30, 2015 03:17:00 PM

Brandon Prust injured his ankle in the second period against his former team in Montreal on Tuesday.

Prust looked to have twisted his ankle while falling into the boards awkwardly and had to leave the game. The good news is that Prust was able to leave under his own steam. It was a shame because Prust was playing well against his old team, assisting on two goals by linemate Jared McCann in the first period.
Wed, Oct 28, 2015 12:19:00 AM

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