|BIRTHPLACE:||Edmonton, AB, CAN|
|Signed as a free agent by San Jose, September 19, 2005. Traded to Minnesota by San Jose for Minnesota's 5th round choice (Freddie Hamilton) in 2010 Entry Draft, June 21, 2010. Claimed on waivers by Montreal from Minnesota, February 27, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Anaheim, July 1, 2012.|
Known for his physical style of play, Brad Staubitz was acquired by the Canadiens off waivers from Minnesota on February 27, 2012.
Before joining the Canadiens, Staubitz had already logged 44 fights in only 196 NHL games.
He played his first game with the Canadiens on February 28, 2012, racking up 17 penalty minutes against the Tampa Bay Lightning.