August 27, 1980 |
Kingston, ON, CAN
|Height||6 ft 4 in (193 cm)|
|Weight||222 lb (101 kg; 15 st 12 lb)|
Los Angeles Kings
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
New York Islanders
|NHL Draft||103rd overall, 1998
Los Angeles Kings
Kip Brennan (born August 27, 1980 in Kingston, Ontario) is a hockey enforcer who is currently an Unrestricted Free Agent. Previously, Brennan has played for the Los Angeles Kings, Atlanta Thrashers, Mighty Ducks of Anaheim and the New York Islanders in the National Hockey League.
Kip Brennan played in the OHL with the Windsor Spitfires and Sudbury Wolves from 1996–2001. He led the Wolves in penalty minutes for the 1999–2000 season with 228 regular season PIM and 67 playoff PIM. In 2001, he split time with the Lowell Lock Monsters, of the AHL, and the Sudbury Wolves, OHL. The 2001–2002 season would give Kip his first taste of the NHL. He skated in 4 games for the LA Kings and picked up 22 PIM. For the remainder of the season he played for the Manchester Monarchs, the AHL affiliate for the Los Angeles Kings. He led the team in PIM with 269.
In 2002–03 and 2003–04, he was back and forth between the Kings and Monarchs. Kip again led the Monarchs with 198 PIM for the 2002–03 season. On December 27, 2003, the NHL suspended Brennan for 10 games without pay during a game against the San Jose Sharks. Brennan had returned to the ice after officials had ejected him for roughing an opponent. The suspension cost him about $25,000. He also played for the Atlanta Thrashers of the NHL for 5 games during the 2003–04 season. 2004–05, he played exclusively for the Chicago Wolves of the AHL, leading the team in PIM with 267 during the regular season and 105 PIM in the playoffs. 2005–06, he played for the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, NHL, and the Portland Pirates, AHL.
He briefly attended the Dallas Stars training camp in September 2006. Then for the 2006–07 season, Kip skated 1 game for the Toronto Marlies in the AHL, 11 games for the Long Beach Ice Dogs in the ECHL, and then finished the season with the Hershey Bears. He then signed with the New York Islanders, playing 3 games with the team, spending most of the season with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers.
On November 11, 2013, Brennan returned to Russia to sign a one-year contract with Saryarka Karaganda of the Higher Hockey League. In 10 games Brennan totalled 35 penalty minutes in helping Karaganda advance to the post-season.
|1995–96||St. Michael's Buzzers||OJHL||40||0||11||11||155||7||0||1||1||20|
|2000–01||Lowell Lock Monsters||AHL||23||2||3||5||117||—||—||—||—||—|
|2001–02||Los Angeles Kings||NHL||4||0||0||0||22||—||—||—||—||—|
|2002–03||Los Angeles Kings||NHL||19||0||0||0||57||—||—||—||—||—|
|2003–04||Los Angeles Kings||NHL||18||1||0||1||79||—||—||—||—||—|
|2005–06||Mighty Ducks of Anaheim||NHL||12||0||1||1||35||—||—||—||—||—|
|2006–07||Long Beach Ice Dogs||ECHL||11||2||3||5||74||—||—||—||—||—|
|2007–08||Bridgeport Sound Tigers||AHL||49||2||1||3||247||—||—||—||—||—|
|2007–08||New York Islanders||NHL||3||0||0||0||12||—||—||—||—||—|
|2008–09||South Carolina Stingrays||ECHL||3||0||0||0||16||—||—||—||—||—|