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Brendan Morrison

Brendan Morrison  #17

Center
NUMBER: 17 BIRTHDATE: August 15, 1975
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Pitt Meadows, BC, Canada
WEIGHT: 176 DRAFTED: NJD / 1993 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (39th overall)
CCHA Rookie of the Year (1994) CCHA First All-Star Team (1995, 1996, 1997) NCAA West First All-American Team (1995, 1996, 1997) CCHA Player of the Year (1996, 1997) NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (1996) NCAA Championship Tournament MVP (1996) Hobey Baker Memorial Award (Top U.S. Collegiate Player) (1997) AHL All-Rookie Team (1998) Traded to Vancouver by New Jersey with Denis Pederson for Alexander Mogilny, March 14, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Linkopings (Sweden), September 15, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Anaheim, July 8, 2008. Claimed on waivers by Dallas from Anaheim, March 4, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Washington, July 10, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Calgary, October 4, 2010. Traded to Chicago by Calgary for Brian Connelly, January 27, 2012. Missed majority of 2011-12 due to knee injury and as a healthy reserve.
Quote of the Day

I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday