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Gilbert Brule
Gilbert Brule
Centre
Number: 67
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 187
Shoots: Right
Born: 1 Jan 1987
Birthplace: Edmonton, AB, Canada
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Acquired: Obtained by Edmonton from Columbus on July 1, 2008 in exchange for Raffi Torres.
Drafted: CBJ / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (6th overall)
2010-11 HIGHLIGHTS: Appeared in 41 games collecting nine points (7G, 2A), -6 and 41 PIM...scored Edmonton's 1st goal of the season (also GWG) on Oct. 7 vs CGY...scored a goal and was +2 on Nov. 2 vs VAN...scored his 3rd goal of the year and was +2 on Nov. 25 vs. COL...had a goal and assist on Nov. 29 @ OTT...returned after missing 23 games and scored a goal and was named 2nd star on Feb. 27 vs BOS…missed final 10 of last 12 games of the season with a concussion

2009-10 HIGHLIGHTS:
Appeared in 65 games collecting 37 points (17, 20 A), -8 and 38 PIM...finished 4th in team scoring, 2nd in goals and T-1st in GWG (3)...had 8 multiple point games and 2 multiple goal games...scored a goal and was a +1 on Oct. 3 vs. CGY...scored the GWG and added an assist on Oct. 12 NAS...scored 2 goals (including GWG) on Oct. 16 vs. MIN...had a goal and an assist and was named 3rd star on Nov. 18 vs. COL...had a goal and assist on Nov. 27 vs. SJ...had back-to-back multi point games with another goal and assist on Nov. 28 @ VAN...posted 2 goals and an assist, with a +4 and named game's 2nd star on Dec. 11 @ STL...played in his 200th career NHL game on Jan. 30 @ CGY...scored a goal and added an assist and named game's 3rd star on Mar. 2 @ NAS...scored the GWG on Mar. 7 vs. NJD...posted two assists and had a SO goal as well as named 3rd star on Mar. 19 vs. DET...missed final five games with ankle injury

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

2008-09:
Split the season between Springfield (AHL) and the Oilers…played 11 games with Edmonton scoring two goals and adding an assist with 12 PIM…was 3rd in scoring on Springfield & 2nd in goals with 11-5-16 & 34 PIM in 19 GP…recalled from Springfield (AHL) on Dec. 5…assigned to Springfield (AHL) on Dec. 12…recalled from Springfield (AHL) on Dec. 31 for 2nd time this season…made Oilers debut at SJ (Dec. 6)…scored 1st career Oilers goal vs STL (Jan. 11; Manny Legace)…registered 1st multiple point game with 1-1-2 at WSH (Jan. 13) and scored GWG…assigned to Springfield (AHL) on Jan. 21…

2007-08: Split season between Columbus and the Blue Jackets AHL affiliate in Syracuse…with Columbus he scored 1-8-9 with 24 PIM & was -4 in 61 GP…played in his 100th career NHL game at DET (Nov. 9)…scored season-high two assists at CHI (Mar. 30)…lone goal of season was scored at LA (Oct. 31)…twice had five shots on goal with both games coming vs CHI (Feb. 13 & Mar. 26)…missed two games due to injury or illness (Dec. 18 & 27)…appeared in 16 games with the AHL’s Syracuse Crunch, scoring 5-5-10 with 44 PIM & was +2…added 2-3-5 with 16 PIM in 13 playoff games for Syracuse…

2006-07: Scored career-high 9-10-19 with 28 PIM in 78 games with Columbus during his rookie NHL season…had three multiple point games, including first career multiple-point game with 1-1-2 at STL (Dec. 9)…had a two-game scoring streak with 0-2-2 from Nov. 22-24…2005-06: Made pro debut with Columbus, skating in seven games and scoring 2-2-4…scored his first career NHL point with an assist in his NHL debut at WAS (Oct. 5)…scored first NHL goal at PHX (Nov. 20)…missed 39 games due to injury as he was sidelined for 18 games (Oct. 7-18) with a fractured sternum & 21 games with a fractured leg (Dec. 1-Jan. 16)…

JUNIOR:


Scored 87-98-185 with 309 PIM in 165 games over four seasons (2002-03 to 2005-06) with the Vancouver Giants (WHL)…

2005-06:
Netted 23-15-38 in 27 games & was named WHL second team all-star…scored 16-14-30 in 18 playoff games…named WHL playoff MVP as he led league in playoff goals & was 3rd in assists…awarded the Ed Chynoweth Trophy as the Memorial Cup’s leading scorer…

2004-05:
Scored 39-48-87 in 70 games with Vancouver to finish 5th in WHL scoring race, 3rd in goals & 18th in PIM (169)…named to WHL First All-Star Team & was the Canadian Hockey League Scholastic Player of the Year…ranked as the No. 5 North American skater in Central Scouting's year end rankings…

2003-04:
Scored 25-35-60 with 100 penalty minutes in 67 games during his WHL rookie season with Vancouver…ranked T-27th in points…named the WHL Rookie of the Year.
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