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Prust to Canucks for Kassian & 5th round pick

by Staff Writer / Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has acquired forward Brandon Prust from Montreal in exchange for Zack Kassian and a fifth round pick in 2016.

Prust, 31, notched 18 points (4-14-18) and 134 penalty minutes in 82 games with the Montreal Canadiens in 2014.15. He ranked first on the Canadiens and was sixth in the NHL with 134 penalty minutes. Prust recorded 78 shots on goal, 122 hits and 34 blocked shots, with an average of 12:57 of ice time per game. 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 108 points (39-69-108) and 977 penalty minutes in 451 NHL regular season games.

A native of London, Ontario, Prust was the Calgary Flames’ second pick (third round, 70th overall) at the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. Prior to joining the Canucks, Prust had played with the Canadiens, Rangers, Flames, and Coyotes during his NHL career.

Career Regular Season Statistics
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
2001-2002 London Nationals-OHA-B 52 17 35 52 38
2002-2003 London Knights-OHL 65 12 17 29 14 94 2 0
2003-2004 London Knights-OHL 64 19 33 52 23 269 2 7
2004-2005 London Knights-OHL 48 10 20 30 22 174 4 1
2004-2005 London Knights-M-Cup 4 0 1 1 11
2005-2006 Omaha Ak-Sar-Ben Knights-AHL 79 12 14 26 -5 294 5 0 2
2006-2007 Flames 10 0 0 0 1 25 0 0 0 1 0.0
2006-2007 Omaha Ak-Sar-Ben Knights-AHL 63 17 10 27 5 211 2 0 3
2007-2008 Quad City Flames-AHL 79 10 27 37 -5 248 2 0
2008-2009 Flames 25 1 1 2 -4 79 0 0 1 15 6.7
2008-2009 Coyotes 11 0 1 1 -4 29 0 0 0 8 0.0
2009-2010 Flames 43 1 4 5 6 98 0 0 1 23 4.4
2009-2010 Rangers 26 4 5 9 3 65 0 0 2 21 19.0
2010-2011 Rangers 82 13 16 29 2 160 0 5 1 87 14.9
2011-2012 Rangers 82 5 12 17 -1 156 0 2 2 68 7.4
2012-2013 Canadiens 38 5 9 14 11 110 0 0 1 39 12.8
2013-2014 Canadiens 52 6 7 13 -1 121 0 0 3 49 12.2
2014-2015 Canadiens 82 4 14 18 6 134 0 0 0 78 5.1
NHL Totals 451 39 69 108 19 977 0 7 11 389 10.0
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