March 19, 1971 |
Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||225 lb (102 kg; 16 st 1 lb)|
|Played for||Edmonton Oilers (1991–1997)
Tampa Bay Lightning (1997–1998)
Phoenix Coyotes (1998–2001)
Chicago Blackhawks (2002–2003)
|NHL Draft||49th overall, 1989
New York Rangers
Louis Dennis DeBrusk (born March 19, 1971 in Cambridge, Ontario) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. DeBrusk played 401 National Hockey League (NHL) games with the Edmonton Oilers, Tampa Bay Lightning, Phoenix Coyotes and Chicago Blackhawks after being drafted from the London Knights. DeBrusk was raised in Port Elgin, Ontario and played junior hockey with the Port Elgin Bears and Stratford Cullitons before joining the Knights. DeBrusk was renowned for his fighting skills and racked up 1161 penalty minutes over the course of his career. He is 6'1" and his playing weight was 225 lbs.
He has worked as the colour analyst for the Phoenix Coyotes radio broadcasts. On September 2, 2008, DeBrusk was announced as the new colour analyst for Rogers Sportsnet Edmonton Oilers television broadcasts. DeBrusk replaced former analyst Ray Ferraro. He was replaced by Drew Remenda in 2014 but continues to appear as an analyst.
Louie DeBrusk's son Jake DeBrusk plays for the Red Deer Rebels of the WHL and was ranked the twenty-fourth best player available in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft by NHL Central Scouting. Jake was selected by the Boston Bruins with the 14th overall pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.
|1991–92||Cape Breton Oilers||AHL||28||2||2||4||73||—||—||—||—||—|
|1993–94||Cape Breton Oilers||AHL||5||3||1||4||73||—||—||—||—||—|
|1997–98||San Antonio Dragons||IHL||17||7||4||11||130||—||—||—||—||—|
|1997–98||Tampa Bay Lightning||NHL||54||1||2||3||166||—||—||—||—||—|
|1998–99||Las Vegas Thunder||IHL||26||3||6||9||160||—||—||—||—||—|
|1998–99||Long Beach Ice Dogs||IHL||24||5||5||10||134||—||—||—||—||—|
|2003–04||Hartford Wolf Pack||AHL||12||0||0||0||12||—||—||—||—||—|
Debrusk is the current main colour analyst on the late game of Hockey Night in Canada
- "NHL Central Scouting's 2015 midterm rankings". NHL.com. Retrieved 24 April 2015.
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