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Brett Skinner

Brett Skinner  #3

Defenseman
NUMBER: 3 BIRTHDATE: June 28, 1983
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Brandon, MB, Canada
WEIGHT: 183 DRAFTED: VAN / 2002 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 3rd   (68th overall)

- Was recalled from Lake Erie of the American Hockey League on Jan. 21.
- Leads all Monsters defensemen in scoring with 17 points (2g/15a) in 42 games.
- Saw his first NHL action in 2008-09, appearing in 11 games with the New York Islanders.
- Played three seasons at the University of Denver, helping the Pioneers win the 2005 NCAA Championship.

MMBHL First All-Star Team (1999) MMHL First All-Star Team (2000) USHL First All-Star Team (2002) USHL Defenseman of the Year (2002) WCHA First All-Star Team (2005) NCAA West Second All-American Team (2005) NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (2005) Traded to Anaheim by Vancouver with NY Islanders' 2nd round choice (previously acquired, Anaheim selected Bryce Swan) in 2006 Entry Draft for Keith Carney and Juha Alen, March 9, 2006. Traded to Boston by Anaheim with Nathan Saunders for Mark Mowers, September 24, 2007. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, July 3, 2008. Traded to Atlanta by NY Islanders for Junior Lessard, January 13, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Colorado, July 8, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Khabarovsk (KHL), August 13, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Iserlohn (Germany), July 19, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Tampere (Finland), December 15, 2011. Signed as a free agent by MODO (Sweden), January 26, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Allen (CHL), October 13, 2012.
Quote of the Day

Right now I'm just happy to be back and get through this season and make sure I do my job. I've never had an issue with having to prove myself again and I'll try to do it again. We'll see where it takes me.

— Defenseman Torey Krug on signing with the Boston Bruins
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