Facts of Brandon Prust
|Full Name:||Brandon Prust|
|Birthday:||March 16, 1984|
|Net Worth:||$3 million|
Who is Brandon Prust?
Brandon Brandon Prust, sometimes known as Raymond James Prust, is a retired Canadian ice hockey player and coach. He is presently the head coach of the Ontario Hockey League’s London Knights (OHL). Between the years of 2005 and 2017, he was a left-winger for a number of NHL teams. In the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, he was selected by the Calgary Flames. He’s played for the Calgary Flames, Phoenix Coyotes, New York Rangers, Montreal Canadiens, Vancouver Canucks, and Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers, among other teams (from DEL).
What is the Age of Brandon Prust?
Brandon Prust was born on March 16, 1984, in the United States. Brandon Raymond James Prust is his given name. His hometown is London, Ontario, Canada, where he was born. He is a nationality of Canada. He is of white racial ethnicity. Regina Mundi Catholic College was his alma mater. At Regina Mundi, he excelled in a variety of sports.
Who is Brandon Prust’s Wife?
Brandon Prust is a divorced man who is currently looking for love. He was previously married to Maripier Morin, a TV host from Montreal. In 2010, they began dating. On June 22, 2015, the couple got engaged after five years of dating. In 2017, the pair tied the knot for the first time.
For three seasons, his wife was a cast member on the Canadian reality show Hockey Wives. The pair decided to split up two years later, in September 2019. In the same month, their divorce was formalized.
What is the Height of Brandon Prust?
Brandon Prust is 6 feet tall with a height of 1.83 meters. He is 195 pounds, or 88 kilograms, in weight. He has a muscular physique.
What is the Net Worth of Brandon Prust?
Prust made a living as a professional hockey player for 12 years. During his professional career, he was a member of several NHL teams. He became the coach of his old major junior team, the London Knights after unofficially retiring from his professional career. He is presently the Knights’ head coach. He began working at the financial advisory firm Navigator Financial in June 2018, in addition to hockey. His estimated net worth is $3 million.
When did Brandon Prust Begin his Career?
- He played three seasons of major junior hockey with the London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League, his hometown club (OHL).
- During his junior career, he won the OHL and the Memorial Cup.
- After being passed over in the OHL Priority Draft, he was a walk-on during the Knights’ open trials.
- At the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, he was selected 70th overall by the Calgary Flames.
- He was sent back to London after the draft to play his last OHL season.
- On November 1, 2006, he made his NHL debut against the Detroit Red Wings.
- During the 2008-09 season, he broke his jaw after being elbowed by Cam Janssen of the St. Louis Blues.
- On March 4, 2009, the Flames traded Prust to the Phoenix Coyotes.
- On June 27, 2009, he was traded back to the Flames.
- On February 1st of the following year, he was traded to the New York Rangers.
- The Rangers extended Prust’s contract to a two-year deal worth $1.6 million after the 2009-10 season.
- In the 2010-11 season, he was one of just seven NHL players to score at least ten goals and fight at least ten times.
- He was awarded the Steven McDonald Extra Effort Award by Rangers fans following the 2010-11 season.
- In the 2012 NHL Winter Classic, he was a critical player of the team that defeated the Philadelphia Flyers.
- At the end of the season, he became a free agent.
- On July 1, 2012, he signed a four-year, $10 million contract with the Montreal Canadiens.
- On January 27, 2013, he scored his first goal for Canadien against the New Jersey Devils.
- He earned the Jacques-Beauchamp Trophy after the regular season in 2012-13.
- During the 2014 Eastern Conference Finals, Prust faced his former team, the New York Rangers. During the first period of Game 3, he shattered Rangers player Derek Stephan’s jaw. Prust was so suspended for two games.
- On July 1, 2015, the Canadiens traded Prust to the Vancouver Canucks.
- His Canucks performance was his worst since his rookie season.
- After clearing waivers, he was sent to the Canucks’ AHL affiliate, the Utica Comets, in February 2016.
- Due to an ankle injury, he was removed from the roster and returned to his hometown of London, Ontario in March 2016.
- Prust became an unrestricted free agent after the Canucks declined to re-sign him in July 2016.
- Due to his injuries and worries about his foot speed, he went unsigned for the entire summer.
- On August 22, 2016, he signed a Professional Try-Out contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs.
- However, on October 11, 2016, the Maple Leafs released him.
- He subsequently moved to Germany to pursue his hockey career.
- In November 2016, he joined with the Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers of the German Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL).
- During the 2016-17 season, he established himself as a major physical presence for the team.
- Prust became a free agent after the Ice Tigers showed no interest in re-signing him.
- In August 2017, he returned to Canada and signed a professional tryout deal with the Los Angeles Kings.
- Prust was released on September 25, 2017, by The Kings.
- Prust’s 12-year professional playing career came to an end when he was hired as a coach by his former major junior side, the London Knights.
- Career as a Manager
In November 2017, he took over as coach of his old major junior team, the London Knights.
- During the 2017-18 season, his role for the Knights flourished.
- In June 2018, he started working at Navigator Financial, a financial planning organization.