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Wade Brookbank

Wade Brookbank  #33

Defenseman
NUMBER: 33 BIRTHDATE: September 29, 1977
HEIGHT: 6' 4" BIRTHPLACE: Lanigan, SK, Canada
WEIGHT: 225
Shoots: Left
Signed as a free agent by Orlando (IHL), September 1, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, July 27, 2001. Missed majority of 2002-03 due to knee injury vs. Wilkes-Barre (AHL), November 2, 2002. Claimed by Nashville from Ottawa in Waiver Draft, October 3, 2003. Traded to Vancouver by Nashville for future considerations, December 17, 2003. Claimed on waivers by Ottawa from Vancouver, December 19, 2003. Traded to Florida by Ottawa for future considerations, December 29, 2003. Claimed on waivers by Vancouver from Florida, January 3, 2004. Missed majority of 2005-06 due to two concussions. Signed as a free agent by Boston, July 21, 2006. Traded to Pittsburgh by Boston for future considerations, December 19, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Carolina, July 1, 2007. Traded to Tampa Bay by Carolina with Josef Melichar and future considerations for Jussi Jokinen, February 7, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, July 31, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Rockford (AHL), July 21, 2010. Signed to a PTO (professional tryout) contract by Rockford (AHL), February 2, 2012.
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It's very special, obviously; there is draft day and then there's the day that you sign your first deal. It's been a crazy couple of weeks and I'm very honored to be able to do that."

— Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid on signing his first professional contract