Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have reassigned forward Brandon Prust to the AHL Utica Comets.
Prust, 31, has appeared in 35 games for the Canucks this season, where he has registered seven points (1-6-7) along with 59 penalty minutes. In 2014.15, Prust notched 18 points (4-14-18) and 134 penalty minutes in 82 games with the Montreal Canadiens. The left winger also tallied four points (1-3-4) and 35 penalty minutes for Montreal during the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Since his debut in 2006.07, Prust has recorded 115 points (40-75-115) and 1,036 penalty minutes in 486 NHL regular season games split between the Canucks, Canadiens, Rangers, Flames, and Coyotes.
A native of London, Ontario, Prust was acquired from Montreal in exchange for Zack Kassian and a 2016 fifth round pick on July 1, 2015. He was the Calgary Flames’ second pick (third round, 70th overall) at the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.