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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

That's today's game. That's one of the things you have to deal with when you're a championship team. Guys are going to earn more money based on their performance and what they've achieved, [and] deservedly so. [Saad] falls into that category.

— Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville on Brandon Saad, who was traded by Chicago to the Columbus Blue Jackets this offseason