Brett Palin

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Brett Palin
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Born (1984-06-23) June 23, 1984 (age 32)
Nanaimo, BC, Canada
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 203 lb (92 kg; 14 st 7 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
EBEL team
Former teams
EHC Black Wings Linz
Omaha Ak-Sar-Ben Knights
Quad City Flames
Abbotsford Heat
Milwaukee Admirals
KLH Chomutov
Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg
Mora IK
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2005–present

Brett Palin (born June 23, 1984 in Nanaimo, British Columbia) is a Canadian ice hockey defenceman and is currently a member of the EHC Black Wings Linz of the Austrian Hockey League (EBEL).

Playing career[edit]

Palin played junior hockey with the Kelowna Rockets of the Western Hockey League (WHL), winning the league championship in 2003 and 2005, and the Memorial Cup in 2004. He was a prospect in the Calgary Flames system, having signed with the franchise in 2005 as an undrafted free agent. On July 7, 2010, he signed with the Nashville Predators and was assigned to captain AHL affiliate, the Milwaukee Admirals.[1]

After beginning his European career with KLH Chomutov of the Czech Extraliga for two seasons, Palin signed a one-year contract in Germany with Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga on May 8, 2013.[2]

On June 3, 2015, Palin left the HockeyAllsvenskan after one season with Mora IK and signed a one-year contract with Austrian club, EHC Black Wings Linz of the EBEL.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2000–01 Kelowna Rockets WHL 39 0 0 0 25
2001–02 Kelowna Rockets WHL 70 0 1 1 88 15 0 0 0 4
2002–03 Kelowna Rockets WHL 71 1 17 18 118 19 0 4 4 12
2003–04 Kelowna Rockets WHL 72 1 16 17 106 17 0 5 5 24
2004–05 Kelowna Rockets WHL 72 4 21 25 71 24 4 6 10 52
2005–06 Omaha Ak-Sar-Ben Knights AHL 64 0 5 5 46
2006–07 Omaha Ak-Sar-Ben Knights AHL 78 1 9 10 71 6 1 0 1 0
2007–08 Quad City Flames AHL 67 0 10 10 68
2008–09 Quad City Flames AHL 57 5 10 15 40
2009–10 Abbotsford Heat AHL 21 0 3 3 17 2 0 0 0 2
2010–11 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 80 4 14 18 70 13 0 1 1 4
2011–12 Piráti Chomutov CZE.1 51 6 12 18 79 19 0 3 3 14
2012–13 Piráti Chomutov CZE 50 6 7 13 58
2013–14 Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg DEL 50 7 14 21 56 6 0 1 1 0
2014–15 Mora IK Allsv 51 4 9 13 55 5 0 1 1 6
2015–16 EHC Black Wings Linz EBEL 54 5 9 14 37 12 1 4 5 2
2016–17 EHC Black Wings Linz EBEL 54 2 16 18 42 5 0 1 1 0
AHL totals 367 10 51 61 312 21 1 1 2 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Preds sign Free Agent defensman Brett Palin". Nashville Predators. 2010-07-07. Retrieved 2010-07-07. 
  2. ^ "Brett Palin moves to EHC Wolfsburg" (in German). Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg. 2013-05-08. Retrieved 2013-05-08. 
  3. ^ "Two leading players complete Linz" (in German). EHC Black Wings Linz. 2015-06-03. Retrieved 2015-06-03. 

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