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Brent Sopel
Brent Sopel
Defenceman
Number: 3
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 205
Shoots: Right
Born: 7 Jan 1977
Birthplace: Calgary, AB, Canada
Hometown: Saskatoon, SK, Canada
Drafted: VAN / 1995 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 6th (144th overall)

2010-11: recorded his 1st point in a Thrashers uniform (assist) on Oct. 9 at TBL … Skated in his 600th career NHL game on Nov. 3 at FLA… Scored his 1st goal as a Thrasher on Nov. 13 vs. PIT… Registered his 1st multiple-point game of the season (2a) on Dec. 11 at NYI … Scored his 2nd goal of the season on Feb. 5 at CAR… Acquired from ATL on Feb. 24 (with Nigel Dawes) for Ben Maxwell and a 4th round draft pick in 2011… Played his 1st game with the Canadiens, becoming the 4th player in team history to wear #55 (John McGill, Igor Ulanov and Matthieu Descôteaux)… Returned to action on March 24 at BOS after missing 7 games due to an upper-body injury suffered on March 8 vs. BOS… Led the team in April with 10 blocked shots… Scored his 1st goal with the Canadiens on April 21 vs. BOS.



Traded to NY Islanders by Vancouver for NY Islanders' 2nd round choice (later traded to Anaheim - Anaheim selected Bryce Swan) in 2006 Entry Draft, August 3, 2005. Traded to Los Angeles by NY Islanders with Mark Parrish for Denis Grebeshkov and Jeff Tambellini, March 8, 2006. Traded to Vancouver by Los Angeles for Anaheim's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, Los Angeles selected Wayne Simmonds) in 2007 Entry Draft and and Vancouver's 4th round choice (later traded to Buffalo - Buffalo selected Justin Jokinen) in 2008 Entry Draft, February 26, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, October 3, 2007. Missed majority of 2008-09 due to recurring elbow injury. Traded to Atlanta by Chicago with Dustin Byfuglien, Ben Eager and Akim Aliu for Marty Reasoner, Joey Crabb, Jeremy Morin and New Jersey's 1st (previously acquired, Chicago selected Kevin Hayes) and 2nd (previously acquired, Chicago selected Justin Holl) round choices in 2010 Entry Draft, June 24, 2010. Traded to Montreal by Atlanta with Nigel Dawes for Ben Maxwell and Montreal's 4th round choice (later traded back to Montreal - Montreal selected Olivier Archambault) in 2011 Entry Draft, February 24, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Novokuznetsk (KHL), July 29, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Ufa (KHL), January 31, 2013.

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - ANA 82 54 20 8 266 209 116
2 y - COL 82 52 22 8 250 220 112
3 x - STL 82 52 23 7 248 191 111
4 x - SJS 82 51 22 9 249 200 111
5 x - CHI 82 46 21 15 267 220 107
6 x - LAK 82 46 28 8 206 174 100
7 x - MIN 82 43 27 12 207 206 98
8 x - DAL 82 40 31 11 235 228 91
9 PHX 82 37 30 15 216 231 89
10 NSH 82 38 32 12 216 242 88
11 WPG 82 37 35 10 227 237 84
12 VAN 82 36 35 11 196 223 83
13 CGY 82 35 40 7 209 241 77
14 EDM 82 29 44 9 203 270 67

STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
B. Wheeler 82 28 41 4 69
B. Little 82 23 41 8 64
D. Byfuglien 78 20 36 -20 56
A. Ladd 78 23 31 8 54
O. Jokinen 82 18 25 -8 43
M. Frolik 81 15 27 8 42
E. Kane 63 19 22 -7 41
M. Scheifele 63 13 21 9 34
T. Enstrom 82 10 20 -9 30
J. Trouba 65 10 19 4 29
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Montoya 13 8 3 .920 2.30
O. Pavelec 22 26 7 .901 3.01