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Brent Sopel # - D

  • Age: 37
  • DOB: 1977/01/07
  • POB: Calgary, Alta, Canada
  • Height: 6-1 Weight: 200lbs
  • Shoots: R
  • NHL Seasons: 12
  • Drafted by Vancouver in 1995 (6/144).

Honours and Awards

2009-10NHL - Stanley Cup

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2011/07/29Signed with the Metallurg Novokuznetsk of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).
2011/03/24Missed 7 games (left hand injury).
2011/03/10Left hand injury, day-to-day.
2011/02/24Acquired from the Atlanta Thrashers.
2010/06/24Acquired from the Chicago Blackhawks.
2010/03/10Missed 3 games (lower body injury).
2010/03/07Lower body injury, day-to-day.
2010/03/02Missed 2 games (foot injury).
2010/02/14Foot injury, day-to-day.
2010/01/28Missed 1 game (soreness).
2010/01/26Soreness, day-to-day.
2009/05/27Missed 51 regular season and 16 playoff games (elbow injury).
2008/12/30Elbow injury, sidelined indefinitely.
2008/11/18Undisclosed, day-to-day.
2008/11/14Missed 2 games (undisclosed).
2008/11/12Undisclosed, day-to-day.
2008/03/16Missed 12 games (left wrist injury).
2008/02/24Left wrist injury, mid-March.
2008/01/11Missed 7 games (broken finger).
2008/01/10Re-signed by the Chicago Blackhawks to a three-year contract.
2007/12/30Broken finger, sidelined indefinitely.
2007/11/17Missed 2 games (flu).
2007/11/14Flu, day-to-day.
2007/10/03Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Chicago Blackhawks to a one-year contract.
2007/09/12Invited by the Detroit Red Wings to training camp.
2007/04/13Missed Game 1 of Round One against the Dallas Stars (back spasms).
2007/04/11Back spasms, day-to-day.
2007/02/26Acquired from the Los Angeles Kings.
2006/12/13Missed 13 games (broken right ankle).
2006/11/10Broken right ankle, sidelined indefinitely.
2006/11/07Ankle injury, day-to-day.
2006/10/30Missed 1 game (ankle injury).
2006/10/27Ankle injury, day-to-day.
2006/04/17Missed the last 3 games of the regular season (knee injury).
2006/04/13Knee injury, day-to-day.
2006/03/26Missed 1 game (knee injury).
2006/03/25Knee injury, day-to-day.
2006/03/16Missed 4 games (knee injury).
2006/03/09Knee injury, day-to-day.
2006/03/08Acquired from the New York Islanders.
2005/10/29Missed 3 games (wrist injury).
2005/10/22Wrist injury, day-to-day.
2005/08/16Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the New York Islanders to a two-year contract.
2005/08/03Acquired from the Vancouver Canucks.
2004/06/30Re-signed by the Vancouver Canucks.
2003/11/03Missed 2 games (groin).
2003/10/29Groin, day-to-day.
2003/01/21Missed 1 game (ankle injury).
2003/01/19Ankle injury, day-to-day.
2001/09/18Re-signed by the Vancouver Canucks.
2001/01/21Recalled from Kansas City (IHL).
2001/01/19Assigned to Kansas City (IHL) for conditioning.
2000/10/31Recalled from Kansas City (IHL).
2000/10/19Assigned to Kansas City (IHL).

Trades

2011/02/24Atlanta Thrashers traded Brent Sopel and Nigel Dawes to the Montreal Canadiens for Ben Maxwell and a fourth-round draft pick in 2011.
2010/06/24Chicago Blackhawks traded Dustin Byfuglien, Ben Eager, Brent Sopel and Akim Aliu to the Atlanta Thrashers for Marty Reasoner, Jeremy Morin, Joey Crabb, a 1st and a 2nd round selection in 2010.
2007/10/03Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Chicago Blackhawks.
2007/02/26Los Angeles Kings traded Brent Sopel to the Vancouver Canucks for a 2nd round draft selection in 2007 or 2008 and a 4th round draft selection in 2008.
2006/03/08New York Islanders traded Mark Parrish and Brent Sopel to the Los Angeles Kings for Denis Grebeshkov, Jeff Tambellini and a 3rd round selection in 2006.
2005/08/03Vancouver Canucks traded Brent Sopel to the New York Islanders for a conditional draft pick in 2006.
1995/07/08Drafted by the Vancouver Canucks in the 6th round (144th overall) in 1995.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGAPTS+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGPIMShotsPCTHits
2013-14UfaKHL38191021-0-014412.44-
2012-13UfaKHL402200-0-005.00-
2012-13NovokuznetskKHL47461022-1-012666.06-
2011-12NovokuznetskKHL47268-92-0-033712.82-
2010-11MontrealNHL12000-10000004.006
2010-11AtlantaNHL5925770100016405.0030
2010-11Total Atl/MtlNHL7125760100016444.5536
2009-10ChicagoNHL7317830000034482.0850
2008-09ChicagoNHL23112-4000018156.6714
2007-08ChicagoNHL581192090104028561.79-
2006-07VancouverNHL2014500100010273.70-
2006-07Los AngelesNHL4441923225012141043.85-
2006-07Total LA/VanNHL6452328226012241313.82-
2005-06Los AngelesNHL11011-400000612.00-
2005-06NY IslandersNHL5722527-9213000641211.65-
2005-06Total NYI/LANHL6822628-13213000701331.50-
2004-05Did not play---------------
2003-04VancouverNHL8010324211612012361735.78-
2002-03VancouverNHL8173037-15616001231674.19-
2001-02VancouverNHL66817252117003441166.90-
2000-01VancouverNHL524101440300110577.02-
2000-01Kansas CityIHL401100-0-0010.00-
1999-00VancouverNHL182469000-1121118.18-
1999-00SyracuseAHL5062531112-0-0671533.92-
1998-99VancouverNHL5101-1100004520.00-
1998-99SyracuseAHL53102131-336-1-0591446.94-
1997-98SyracuseAHL76103343-46-0-2702174.61-
1996-97SyracuseAHL200000-0-007.00-
1996-97Swift CurrentWHL62154156396-0-0109---
1995-96SyracuseAHL1000------0---
1995-96Swift CurrentWHL71134861------87---
1994-95Swift CurrentWHL4141923------50---
1994-95SaskatoonWHL2211011------31---
1994-95Total Sask/SCWHL6652934------81---
1993-94SaskatoonWHL11224------2---
TotalNHL659441742183218-0-113099564.60-
TotalAHL1822679105------196---
TotalIHL401100-0-0010.00-
TotalWHL20735120155------279---
TotalKHL13672330-55-1-0591833.83-

Career Playoff Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGAPTS+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGPIMShotsPCTHits
2013-14UfaKHL1801140-0-01917.00-
2012-13UfaKHL1441541-0-262119.05-
2012-13NovokuznetskKHL--------------
2011-12NovokuznetskKHL--------------
2010-11MontrealNHL7101-2000002425.00-
2009-10ChicagoNHL221567000008166.25-
2008-09ChicagoNHL--------------
2007-08ChicagoNHL--------------
2006-07VancouverNHL110001000-0221.00-
2005-06Los AngelesNHL--------------
2004-05Did not play---------------
2003-04VancouverNHL7011-401000016.00-
2002-03VancouverNHL14268-2130014296.90-
2001-02VancouverNHL6022-10100029.00-
2000-01VancouverNHL4000-10-0-022.00-
2000-01Kansas CityIHL--------------
1999-00VancouverNHL--------------
1999-00SyracuseAHL402220-0-087.00-
1998-99VancouverNHL--------------
1998-99SyracuseAHL--------------
1997-98SyracuseAHL507750-0-01211.00-
1996-97SyracuseAHL300010-0-004.00-
1996-97Swift CurrentWHL1051116------32---
1995-96SyracuseAHL--------------
1995-96Swift CurrentWHL6123------4---
1994-95Swift CurrentWHL3033------0---
1993-94SaskatoonWHL--------------
TotalNHL7141418-21-0-120974.12-
TotalAHL1209980-0-02022.00-
TotalWHL1961622------36---
TotalKHL3242681-0-2253810.53-

Legend:

GP - games played
G - goals
A - assists
PTS - points
+/- - plus minus
PPG - power play goals
PPA - power play assists
SHG - short handed goals
SHA - short handed assists
GWG - game winning goals
PIM - penalties in minutes
PCT - shooting percentage


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