Brad Moran (ice hockey)
2010–11 Oklahoma City Barons
March 20, 1979 |
Abbotsford, BC, CAN
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||182 lb (83 kg; 13 st 0 lb)|
|Played for||Columbus Blue Jackets
EHC Black Wings Linz
|NHL Draft||191st overall, 1998
A graduate of the Western Hockey League (WHL)'s Calgary Hitmen, Moran, who was originally drafted in the 7th round, 191st overall by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft, spent five seasons with the Hitmen before signing as a free agent with the Columbus Blue Jackets in the summer of 2000.
As a prolific scorer with the Hitmen, he recorded 532 regular season and playoff points over his five-year WHL career, earning WHL Player of the Year honours and capturing the Bob Clarke Trophy as the league's top scorer in 1999–2000 while being named to the WHL Eastern Conference First All-Star Team. He later had his number retired with the Calgary Hitmen with his #20 hanging in the rafters of the Scotiabank Saddledome.
Moran spent the majority of his first four seasons of professional hockey with the Blue Jackets' AHL affiliate in Syracuse while seeing limited action the parent club in Columbus.
In June 2006, he signed with the Vancouver Canucks as a free agent. After two seasons primarily leading the Canucks' AHL affiliate, the Manitoba Moose, Moran signed for Swedish team Skelleftea AIK prior to the 2008–09 season, becoming the highest paid player on the team.
On April 17, 2013 he signed a contract with EHC Black Wings Linz of the Austrian Erste Bank Eishockey Liga for the 2013–14 season. After scoring at a point per game pace with 51 points in 50 games with the Black Wings, Moran was re-signed to a one-year contract to remain in Linz.
Having left the Black Wings after two seasons, Moran continued his career abroad, in agreeing to a one-year contract with English club, the Nottingham Panthers of the EIHL on August 14, 2015. Moran announced his retirement after two seasons with the Panthers, the second as club captain, in April 2017.
- Calgary Hitmen franchise record for assists in a season (72)
- Calgary Hitmen franchise record for career games played (357)
- Calgary Hitmen franchise record for career points (450)
- Calgary Hitmen franchise record for career goals (204)
- Calgary Hitmen franchise record for career assists (246)
- Syracuse Crunch franchise record for career games played (334)
- Syracuse Crunch franchise record for career points (241)
- Syracuse Crunch franchise record for career assists (143)
- Syracuse Crunch franchise record for career powerplay goals (38)
- Syracuse Crunch franchise record for career shorthanded goals (9)
|2001–02||Columbus Blue Jackets||NHL||3||0||0||0||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|2003–04||Columbus Blue Jackets||NHL||2||1||1||2||2||—||—||—||—||—|
|2005–06||SC Langnau Tigers||NLA||18||4||4||8||18||6||4||6||10||10|
|2010–11||Oklahoma City Barons||AHL||79||20||52||72||40||6||1||2||3||2|
|2013–14||EHC Black Wings Linz||EBEL||50||16||35||51||16||8||3||4||7||4|
|2014–15||EHC Black Wings Linz||EBEL||50||6||33||39||16||12||3||11||14||4|
- 1999 — CHL Third All-Star Team
- 1999 — WHL East First All-Star Team
- 1999 — WHL airBC Trophy
- 2000 — CHL Second All-Star Team
- 2000 — WHL Bob Clarke Trophy
- 2000 — WHL East First All-Star Team
- 2000 — WHL Four Broncos Memorial Trophy
- "How much do the Elitserien stars make?" (in Swedish). hockeyexpressen.se. 2009-02-02. Retrieved 2010-01-01.
- "Oilers sign Brad Moran". Edmonton Oilers. 2010-07-10. Retrieved 2010-07-10.
- "Rutinerad kanadensisk center ansluter och forward lämnar" (in Swedish). Växjö Lakers Hockey. 2011-04-25.
- "Brad Moran SaiPaan" (in Finnish). Liiga-SaiPa Oy. 2013-01-29.
- "Three sign to stay in Linz" (in German). EHC Black Wings Linz. 2014-04-16. Retrieved 2014-04-16.
- "Panthers sign Moran". Elite Ice Hockey League. 2015-08-14. Retrieved 2015-08-14.
- "Panthers Captain Moran to retire". Elite Ice Hockey League. 2017-04-21. Retrieved 2017-04-21.
|Winner of the WHL airBC Trophy
|Winner of the WHL Bob Clarke Trophy
|Winner of the WHL Four Broncos Memorial Trophy