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Brendan Mikkelson

Brendan Mikkelson  #24

Defenseman
NUMBER: 24 BIRTHDATE: June 22, 1987
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Regina, SK, Canada
WEIGHT: 210 DRAFTED: ANA / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (31st overall)
Memorial Cup All-Star Team (2007) Missed majority of 2005-06 due to recurring shoulder and knee injuries. Claimed on waivers by Calgary from Anaheim, October 19, 2010. Traded to Tampa Bay by Calgary for Blair Jones, January 6, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Vasteras (Sweden-2), October 30, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, July 20, 2013.
Quote of the Day

We have no doubt how he can play. You don't, with four teams that are left, you're not getting here without good goaltending. All great goalies left, and [Bishop] is a top-tier goaltender in this league and he's shown it.

— Lightning coach Jon Cooper on goalie Ben Bishop, who shut out the Rangers in Game 5