Who is Brandon Prust? What is net worth of Brandon Prust? Brandon Prust is a Canadian professional ice hockey left winger. Ice hockey is mostly played in Canada. It is inspired by the game ‘Hockey’ which has an Indian origin and is now loved in all most all the countries.
Brandon Prust is currently playing with the ‘Nürnberg Ice Tigers’ in Germany. He most recently played full time for the Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League (NHL). Prust was drafted in the third round, 70th overall, by the Calgary Flames in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, and has also played in the NHL for the Flames, Phoenix Coyotes, New York Rangers and Montreal Canadiens.
Brandon Prust was born on 16 March 1984 in Ontario, Canada. He is 33 years old. His complete name is Brandon Raymond James Prust. Prust grew up in London, England.
He went to Regina Mundi Catholic College. While there, he excelled in multiple sports and was recognised as the outstanding student-athlete in 2000–01 school year. The number 8 he wore with the Montreal Canadiens is the same number he wore as a football player in high school. His favourite team growing up was the Toronto Maple Leafs, and his favourite player was Wendel Clark, whom he tries to model his game after. His interests other than hockey include golf and watching baseball.
Prust was drafted by the Calgary Flames in the third round, 70th overall, in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, where he was sent back down to London to play his final OHL season. After spending the following season with the Omaha Ak-Sar-Ben Knights, Prust made his NHL debut on November 1, 2006, against the Detroit Red Wings.
On March 4, 2009, Prust was traded, along with Matthew Lombardi and a 2009 first-round draft pick, to the Phoenix Coyotes in exchange for Olli Jokinen, and was then traded back to Calgary in exchange for Jim Vandermeer on June 27.
On February 1, 2009, he was traded to the New York Rangers in exchange for Aleš Kotalík and Chris Higgins. The Rangers re-signed Prust to a two-year, $1.6 million contract after the end of that season, 2009–10, on July 3. In season 2010-11, he was awarded the Steven McDonald Extra Effort Award at the end of the season, given to the Rangers player who “goes above and beyond the call of duty” as voted on by the fans.
Prust also played as the Rangers faced the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2012 NHL Winter Classic, which took place at Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, on January 2, 2012. Prust posted two assists in a 3–2 Rangers win. Prust proved to be a valuable member of the Rangers’ penalty kill during his tenure there.
Prust became a free agent at the end of the season and signed a four-year, $10 million contract with the Montreal Canadiens on July 1, 2012, lasting until 2016.
Brandon Prust Net Worth
As Prust has played for many clubs, his estimated net worth is $4.2 million US dollar in 2017. His net worth includes his salary from the clubs he signed. As of now, Brandon Prust is playing for ‘Utica Comets’ in American Hockey League.
Prust began dating Montrealer TV host Maripier Morin in 2010. On June 22, 2015, the couple got engaged.
He is a heartthrob for the whole Canadian nation. Prust once said, “We don’t care what that bug-eyed fat walrus has to say”.
He has his aim in his life and he never looked back that is is the reason that he is still a young player.
One thing he said about his game, “Well, to have some teams come at you like Montreal did, it’s definitely flattering, and I think it was good for me to also set a precedent for players like me and how important we can be to teams. That was something I was happy to do as well, you know? Sometimes players like me are maybe overlooked or not looked at as an important piece to the puzzle, but it was something I wanted to prove and wanted to show”.