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Brayden McNabb | Defenseman | #3

Team: Vegas Golden Knights
Age / DOB:  (26) / 1/21/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 212
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 3 (66) / BUF
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Brayden McNabb is optimistic about the Vegas Golden Knights' chances in their expansion season.
McNabb was Vegas' choice from Los Angeles in the expansion draft. "I think we’re going to be competitive," McNabb said. "There are a lot of good players we selected and some young guys too. We’ve got great goaltending, so it starts there. So it’ll be fun." Vegas' roster is better than your typical expansion team, but it still doesn't look particularly impressive. Vegas might be able to surprise people, but at the end of the day the Golden Knights shouldn't be projected to compete for a playoff spot in their first season. Jun 22 - 9:40 AM

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Brayden McNabb was taken by the Vegas Golden Knights in the expansion draft.

McNabb was previously a member of the Los Angeles Kings. He had four points and 54 penalty minutes in 49 contests in 2016-17. He comes with a $1.7 million annual cap hit in 2017-18 and then he can become an unrestricted free agent.
Jun 21 - 8:47 PM

Brayden McNabb is projected to remain the Kings' only healthy scratch on Sunday against the Flames.

McNabb has suited up just four times this month, and once over the last week. He has four points with 43 PIMs, 45 blocks and 86 hits in 38 games.
Mar 19 - 8:25 PM

Brayden McNabb will be scratched against the Sabres on Thursday.

Through 38 games this season the bruising defender has posted four points to go along with 43 PIMs, 45 blocks and 86 hits.
Source: Forrest Lee
Mar 16 - 8:08 PM

Brayden McNabb will be scratched against the Capitals on Saturday.

Through 37 games this season he has four points to go along with 43 PIMs, 44 blocks and 84 hits.
Source: Forrest Lee
Mar 11 - 8:32 PM

Brayden McNabb (collarbone) has been activated from the injured reserve list.

The Los Angeles Kings had an open roster spot because they had already placed Tyler Toffoli on the IR list. This move opens the door for McNabb to return on Thursday. He has two goals in eight games this season.
Thu, Dec 29, 2016 05:25:00 PM

Brayden McNabb has received medical clearance to return from a broken collarbone.

"I don't think the (Christmas) break was necessarily in his favor," Darryl Sutter said. "He wants some full contact practices, so today would be the only one. He's available." McNabb could be back in the lineup on Wednesday if he feels he is back up to game shape.
Tue, Dec 27, 2016 06:11:00 PM

Brayden McNabb (collarbone) practiced with the Kings Saturday for the first time since his injury on October 29.

McNabb has been skating on his own so this is a big jump in his status. He had 14 points and 92 penalty minutes last season and was off to a nice start with two goals and 11 penalty minutes in eight games. He should return in a week or two.
Sun, Dec 18, 2016 08:52:00 AM

Brayden McNabb (collarbone) skated for the first time on Tuesday.

Coach Darryl Sutter doesn't expect McNabb to skate for at least another week and his timetable hasn't changed. "He's at least a month away," Sutter said. "He's still in the healing part of it."
Tue, Nov 29, 2016 04:23:00 PM

Brayden McNabb (arm) will miss the rest of November.

McNabb might return in December, but it's not clear when in that month he might be available. He has two goals in eight games this season.
Sat, Nov 5, 2016 10:47:00 AM

The LA Kings have placed Brayden McNabb (arm) on I/R on Sunday.

Coach Darryl Sutter noted that McNabb had his arm in a sling and was awaiting more tests (x-rays) to find out just what's going on. Until then, consider McNabb week-to-week.
Sun, Oct 30, 2016 06:36:00 PM

Coach Darryl Sutter gave a bit of detail on what's going on with Brayden McNabb.

McNabb has an arm in a sling, but still listed with an upper body injury and is considered day-to-day. Slings of course do not necessarily mean there's a major injury, but they are a bit foreboding. We'll keep you posted as his status progresses.
Sun, Oct 30, 2016 05:29:00 PM

Brayden McNabb suffered an upper body injury in the third period and did not return.

McNabb will be re-evaluated on Sunday so consider him day-to-day for now. He fell awkwardly into the boards as the Blues Colton Parayko fell on top of him. "We need him back. Brayden’s a big part of this team," Drew Doughty said to the LA Kings Insider after the game. "He doesn’t get talked about enough. He’s played unbelievable so far this season, and playing with him has made it easy on me, so hopefully he can come back. I didn’t see the play happen, but hopefully he’s OK to comeback because we’re going to need him really bad." Stay tuned.
Sun, Oct 30, 2016 07:08:00 AM

Brayden McNabb scored his second of the season Saturday.

McNabb has already tied his career high in goals, as he had two last season and in the previous season. McNabb is known for his penchant for getting penalties and this season has been no different as he has 11 over the last two games. Look for 25 points this season with 100 penalty minutes and get him if that will help you.
Sun, Oct 23, 2016 08:02:00 AM

Brayden McNabb potted his first goal of the 2016-17 season on Friday night in a 4-2 loss to Philadelphia.

He scored the team's second goal of the match early in the third period to make it 4-2, but that was as close as the Kings would come to cutting into the Flyers' lead. It was the sixth goal of McNabb's NHL career. He had 14 points in 81 matches last year.
Sat, Oct 15, 2016 11:25:00 AM

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All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Vadim Shipachyov
2Cody Eakin
3Erik Haula
4William Karlsson
5Tomas Nosek
6Reid Duke
7Mikhail Grabovski
LW1David Perron
2Jonathan Marchessault
3Oscar Lindberg
4William Carrier
RW1James Neal
2Reilly Smith
3Pierre-Edouard Bellemare
4Brendan Leipsic
5Alex Tuch
6David Clarkson
D1Nate Schmidt
2Colin Miller
3Jason Garrison
4Brayden McNabb
5Deryk Engelland
6Luca Sbisa
7Jon Merrill
8Brad Hunt
9Clayton Stoner
G1Marc-Andre Fleury
2Malcolm Subban
3Maxim Lagace