Brandon Prust
Brandon Prust
Canadiens - Left Wing
NUMBER: 8
HEIGHT: 6' 0"
WEIGHT: 194
SHOOTS: Left
BIRTHDATE: 16/03/1984
AGE: 30
BIRTHPLACE: London, ON, CAN
DRAFTED: CGY: 2004-70 overall
Traded to Phoenix by Calgary with Matthew Lombardi and Calgary's 1st round choice (Brandon Gormley) in 2010 Entry Draft for Olli Jokinen and Phoenix's 3rd round choice (later traded to Florida Florida selected Josh Birkholz) in 2009 Entry Draft, March 4, 2009. Traded to Calgary by Phoenix for Jim Vandermeer, June 27, 2009. Traded to NY Rangers by Calgary with Olli Jokinen for Chris Higgins and Ales Kotalik, February 2, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Montreal, July 1, 2012.
2012-13 HIGHLIGHTS

- Played his 1st career game with the Canadiens on Jan. 19 vs. TOR
- Collected his 1st point (assist) with the Canadiens on Jan. 22 vs. FLA
- Scored his 1st goal with the Canadiens on Jan. 27 vs. NJD
- Had 1 assist and a +1 differential on Feb. 7 at BUF
- Scored the winning goal on Feb. 18 vs. CAR
- Maintained a +3 differential on Feb. 19 at NYR
- Had 8 hits on Feb. 27 at TOR
- Led the team in Feb. in penalty minutes (35), hits (35) and differential (+6, tied with F. Bouillon and J. Gorges)
-  Recorded 3 points (1-2-3) and a +3 differential on March 7 at CAR
- Returned to action on March 30 vs. NYR after missing 8 games with a shoulder injury suffered on March 9 at TBL
- Scored 1 goal on April 3 at PHI
- Had 6 hits on April 9 vs. WSH
- Totaled 6 hits on April 20 vs. WSH
- Finished 7th in the NHL with 110 penalty minutes.