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Brandon Prust | Winger

Team: Montreal Canadiens
Age / DOB:  (31) / 3/16/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 195
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Brandon Prust contributed a pair of assists in Tuesday night's 3-2 win versus Florida.
He had a hand in goals by Alexei Emelin and Jacob De La Rose in the match. The fourth-liner made the most of his 8:45 of ice time. Prust ranks fifth in the league with 128 penalty minutes in 71 games. He also has 16 points and 104 hits. Mar 18 - 11:01 AM

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Brandon Prust missed Friday's practice as he was battling the flu.

He is at Saturday morning's skate but his status for Saturday night's game against the Devils is unknown. Consider Prust probable but make other roster arrangements if you have adequate depth on your fantasy squad.
Feb 7 - 10:37 AM

Brandon Prust potted his fourth goal of 2014-15 in Tuesday's 3-2 loss to Buffalo.

He exited the penalty box and leveled Sabres defenseman Tyler Myers at center ice before scoring on a feed from David Desharnais on an odd-man rush. The goal was his first since Dec. 20.
Feb 4 - 10:56 AM

Brandon Prust played in his 400th game on Friday.

Prust isn't a sniper or a point producer by any means, but he is one of the tougher players in the league. Listed at 6'0 and 194 lbs, Prust never shies away from fighting heavyweight tough guys. The 30-year-old has one goal, eight points and 64 penalty minutes in 31 games this season.
Sun, Dec 14, 2014 09:45:00 AM

Brandon Prust opened the scoring on Sunday with his first goal of the season.

He scored at the 3:20 mark of the second period in Montreal's 4-1 win over Detroit. Prust has four points and 30 penalty minutes in 19 games.
Mon, Nov 17, 2014 08:17:00 AM

Brandon Prust was the hero on Friday night as he scored the game winning goal on a breakaway late in the third period.

The unlikely goal scorer helped Montreal improve to 3-0-0 so far in the preseason. Prust scored six goals in 52 games for the Canadiens last year and has 35 goals for his career.
Fri, Sep 26, 2014 10:53:00 PM

Brandon Prust skated with Rene Bourque and Lars Eller during Thursday's morning session.

He will return to the lineup on Thursday night in Game 6 after serving his two-game suspension. Prust will be taking injured winger Dale Weise's spot on the Canadiens' third line.
Thu, May 29, 2014 06:39:00 PM

Now that his suspension is over, Brandon Prust will be reinserted into Montreal's lineup.

No surprise there, but now we have confirmation. Prust was forced to miss two games after he delivered a late hit to Derek Stepan that left the Rangers forward with a broken jaw.
Wed, May 28, 2014 12:17:00 PM

Brandon Prust has completed his two-game suspension for his "late" and "violent" hit on Derek Stepan.

Stepan suffered a broken jaw as a result of the blow. Prust was forced to miss Games 4 and 5 of the Eastern Conference Final as punishment for his actions.
Wed, May 28, 2014 09:25:00 AM

Brandon Prust is sorry that he injured Derek Stepan with his late hit in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Final.

Prust was suspended two games for the hit in the first period that broke Stepan’s jaw. The former Ranger texted Stepan to say he felt "awful" about the result of the hit. "It's an unfortunate injury, unfortunate for him and unfortunate for me," Prust said. "I'm not out there trying to injure anybody, and (Stepan's) a friend of mine. My main focus of my hit was keeping my elbow tucked and trying to make sure I got him in the chest. By no means, whether they're friends or not, you don't want to injure anybody." The Canadiens trail in the series 2-1, with Game 4 on Sunday night.
Source: NHL.com
Sat, May 24, 2014 11:24:00 PM

Brandon Prust has received a two-game suspension for his hit on Derek Stepan.

Prust's hit was called "late" and "violent" and was ruled as interference. Stepan suffered a broken jaw and needed surgery as a result. Prust will be eligible to return on Thursday for Game 6, should the series last that long.
Source: NHL.com
Fri, May 23, 2014 05:32:00 PM

Brandon Prust will have a phone hearing due to his hit on Derek Stepan on Thursday.

Prust wasn't penalized for the first period hit, but the Rangers felt it was a high hit. Stepan briefly left the game, but returned for the remainder of the contest.
Source: NHL.com
Fri, May 23, 2014 10:57:00 AM

Brandon Prust might be suspended for his questionable hit on Rangers forward Drek Stepan on Thursday.

The incident occurred early in the first period. The Rangers felt Prust's hit focused on Stepan's head. Fortunately Stepan didn't appear to be badly hurt as a result of the incident.
Fri, May 23, 2014 09:59:00 AM

Brandon Prust didn't participate in Thursday's morning skate, but he will be available for Game 3 against the New York Rangers.

It was an optional session, but coach Michel Therrien said that changes could be made to Montreal's lineup with the team down 2-0 in the series. Prust has been a healthy scratch two times in the playoffs.
Thu, May 22, 2014 02:05:00 PM

There are six players who will particiapte in the Canadiens/Rangers series who have played for the opposite team at one point in their respective careers.

Current Habs Brandon Prust and Dale Weise played for the Rangers, while current New Yorkers Ryan McDonough, Benoit Pouliot, Dominic Moore and Raphael Diaz all were once part of the Canadiens' organization. It will be interesting to see how Prust, Weise and Diaz perform as they all switched teams in the last two seasons.
Sat, May 17, 2014 09:04:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1David Desharnais
2Tomas Plekanec
3Lars Eller
4Manny Malhotra
LW1Max Pacioretty
2Alex Galchenyuk
3Jacob De La Rose
4Brian Flynn
5Michael Bournival
RW1Brendan Gallagher
2Dale Weise
3P. A. Parenteau
4Brandon Prust
5Torrey Mitchell
6Devante Smith-Pelly
7Christian Thomas
D1P.K. Subban
2Andrei Markov
3Jeff Petry
4Sergei Gonchar
5Alexei Emelin
6Tom Gilbert
7Mike Weaver
8Nathan Beaulieu
9Brett Lernout
10Greg Pateryn
G1Carey Price
2Dustin Tokarski
3Joey MacDonald