Brandon Prust RUMORS & NEWS

  • Canucks' Prust shut down for remainder of season with ankle injury

    The Score "The Vancouver Canucks and Brandon Prust have mutually agreed to shut the forward down for the balance of the season as a result of nagging discomfort in his ankle, the team announced Thursday. Prust will return to his hometown of London, Ont., for his rehab but will remain under the supervision..." March 10

  • Canucks' Prust, Flames' Raymond placed on waivers

    The Score "Vancouver Canucks forward Brandon Prust and Calgary Flames forward Mason Raymond have been placed on waivers, reports Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman. Prust was a healthy scratch for three consecutive games before the All-Star break. He has struggled since being acquired by the Canucks, recording..." February 02

  • Prust: $5,000 spearing fine 'money well spent'

    ESPN "Vancouver Canucks right winger Brandon Prust said it was "money well spent" after he was fined $5,000 for spearing Bruins forward Brad Marchand in the groin during Boston's 4-0 win Saturday at Rogers Arena. Marchand responded to Prust's comments after Boston's morning skate Monday, as the..." December 07

  • Canucks’ Prust fined $5K for spearing Marchand

    Sportsnet "Vancouver Canucks forward Brandon Prust has been fined $5,000 for spearing Boston Bruins winger Brad Marchand during Saturday night’s game. In the final minutes of the Bruins’ 4-0 win over the Canucks, in which Marchand contributed a goal on five shots, the Boston winger was speared in the..." December 06

  • Brandon Prust spears Bruins' Brad Marchand in the groin

    Yahoo! Sports "Vancouver Canucks forward Brandon Prust received a 10-minute misconduct for spearing Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand in the groin area in their Saturday night game at Rogers Arena. Above is the video of the play, which occurred in the final two minutes of the Bruins’ 4-0 win over the..." December 06

  • Farnham replies to Prust’s Twitter chirp: ‘To be 3,000 miles away and say something doesn’t seem right’

    North Jersey "Although Devils right wing Jordin Tootoo said he doesn't expect any carryover from his exchange of words with Vancouver's Alexandre Burrows Sunday night, left wing Bobby Farnham said he wouldn't be surprised if the Canucks come after him for his second period fight with Jake Virtanen when the..." November 11

  • Canadiens' Prust fined $5,000 for comments "Montreal Canadiens forward Brandon Prust has been fined $5,000 for derogatory public comments directed toward Referee Brad Watson during his post-game media availability on Sunday, May 3, the National Hockey League announced today." May 06

  • Prust apologizes: "I was emotional"

    TSN "Montreal Canadiens forward Brandon Prust apologized on Tuesday for the comments he made about referee Brad Watson following a Game 2 loss on Sunday. Prust said he wishes he could take back what he said about the official. "I was emotional," Prust told the media on Tuesday in Tampa. "It was..." May 05

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    Renaud Lavoie @renlavoietva

    #canadiens Brandon Prust won't be suspended. It's a fine or nothing. That's what the CBA stipulate. #tvasports

  • Brandon Prust has made himself a marked man by ‘embarrassing’ an official: former NHL ref Kerry Fraser

    National Post "A former NHL referee said Brandon Prust made himself a marked man in future games for “going public and embarrassing” refereeing Brad Watson in a post-game interview on Sunday night. “You can’t win,” said Kerry Fraser, who officiated 1,904 regular season games and 261 playoff games, including..." May 04

  • Prust blasts referee Watson after getting tossed from Game 2

    Pro Hockey Talk "Montreal forward Brandon Prust accumulated 31 penalty minutes during the Lightning’s 6-2 win over the Canadiens, mostly because he hit goalie Ben Bishop and then fought Tampa Bay blueliner Braydon Coburn, but it’s his postgame rant that might end up leading to supplementary discipline. “I..." May 04

  • Rangers' Derek Stepan forgives Brandon Prust for hit that broke jaw "New York Rangers forward Derek Stepan still can't eat solid foods. After a hit early in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Final from Montreal Canadiens forward and former teammate Brandon Prust fractured his jaw, Stepan had surgery and will be eating through a straw for roughly the next six..." May 30

  • Canadiens' Prust banned two games for interference "Montreal Canadiens forward Brandon Prust has been suspended two games for interference with New York Rangers forward Derek Stepan during Game 3 of the teams' Eastern Conference Final series in New York on Thursday, May 22, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced..." May 24

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    Darren Dreger @DarrenDreger

    Prust hit on Stepan will be discussed by Safety Dept at length. Very late. Not a clear headshot, but significant head contact.

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    Canadiens Montréal @CanadiensMTL

    Brandon Prust will be out for the reminder of the regular season with an upper body injury.

  • Prust’s buzz cut not a hit with girlfriend

    Montreal Gazette "There’s pain that Canadiens hard-rock forward Brandon Prust endures every day of the hockey season, and then there was the pained expression on Maripier Morin's face when Prust, her boyfriend, emerged from a Canadiens VIP lounge at the Bell Centre last Sunday noon. Prust had entered the room..." January 11

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    Eric Engels @EricEngels

    Prust out a month with a shoulder injury-- we'll see how quick Parros gets back into the lineup now.

  • Brandon Prust lost for 10 days

    Montreal Gazette "This Canadiens squad would have been really something in 1909, when a game was composed of two 30-minute periods. No pesky middle frame, inconsiderately added in 1910, during which players could vanish into the foggy mists rising from the soft, natural ice. There was a bit of levity in the..." March 11

  • Canadiens' Prust out 10-14 days with shoulder injury

    TSN "The Montreal Canadiens will have to do without the services of bruising forward Brandon Prust for up to two weeks. Prust suffered a first degree shoulder separation on Saturday and will be sidelined 10-14 days. Prust hit the boards hard in the third period of Saturday's win over the Tampa..." March 10

  • Does Brandon Prust need to calm down?

    Habs Eyes On The Prize "Last night with the Montreal Canadiens on a 5 minute major powerplay because of Mike Brown's dirty hit on Josh Gorges, Brandon Prust got suckered by Dion Phaneuf. If Prust had fought Phaneuf, that would be a heck of a solid tradeoff in any game situation, but it was pretty clear that Phaneuf..." February 28

  • Prust into new Hab-it

    New York Post "It was a good three years on Broadway for bruising winger Brandon Prust, but when the free agency bell rang after last season, so did opportunity — of the professional and financial kind, alike. Last night at the Garden, when the Rangers lost 3-1 to Prust and his new team, the Canadiens, he..." February 20

  • Rangers expect muscle from old pal Prust

    New York Post "There’s no sentiment in hockey. For when Brandon Prust, a heart-and-soul Ranger who was one of John Tortorella’s favorite players during the winger’s stint on Broadway, returns to the Garden tonight wearing the Canadiens’ No. 8, this is what the coach yesterday said he will see: “A guy in a..." February 19