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Brendan Bell

Brendan Bell  #39

Defenseman
NUMBER: 39 BIRTHDATE: March 31, 1983
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Ottawa, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 205 DRAFTED: TOR / 2001 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 3rd   (65th overall)
OCJHL All-Rookie Team (1999) OCJHL - Rookie of the Year (1999) OHL First All-Star Team (2003) Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team (2003) Canadian Major Junior Defenseman of the Year (2003) Traded to Phoenix by Toronto with Toronto's 2nd round choice (later traded to Nashville - Nashville selected Roman Josi) in 2008 Entry Draft for Yanic Perreault and Phoenix's 5th round choice (Joel Champagne) in 2008 Entry Draft, February 27, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, July 11, 2008. Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, July 31, 2009. Traded to Columbus by St. Louis with Tomas Kana for Pascal Pelletier, December 8, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Omsk (KHL), May 20, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Biel-Bienne (Swiss), October 24, 2010. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, August 9, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Frolunda (Sweden), December 13, 2012.
Quote of the Day

The old saying in hockey is 'weather the storm.' I put the notion in their heads that we don't want to weather the storm, we want to push just as hard and matched their work ethic. I thought our guys exceeded that in the first period.

— Edmonton Oilers coach Dallas Eakins after their loss to the Nashville Predators on Thursday
2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series