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Benoit Brunet

Benoit Brunet  #17

Left Wing
NUMBER: 17 BIRTHDATE: August 24, 1968
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Ste-Anne-De-Bellevue, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 203 DRAFTED: MTL / 1986 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (27th overall)
QMJHL Second All-Star Team (1987) AHL First All-Star Team (1989) Missed majority of 2000-01 due to knee injury vs. Pittsburgh, December 16, 2000. Traded to Dallas by Montreal with Martin Rucinsky for Donald Audette and Shaun Van Allen, November 21, 2001. Traded to Ottawa by Dallas for Ottawa's 6th round choice (Elias Granath) in 2003 Entry Draft, March 16, 2002. Officially announced his retirement, October 25, 2002.
Quote of the Day

I had one really not-good game. I came back to the hotel and he [his father] was on Skype. My mother called first and said, 'Your father wants to talk to you.' So he moved my mother away, and he yelled at me for like 30 seconds. I understood him, and then he said, 'I'm done.' And he was gone. The next game I got my first shutout.

— Anton Khudobin recalls a fond memory, explains why he was so sharp in the Hurricanes' 3-0 win against the Capitals on Friday
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