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Donald Brashear
Donald Brashear
Left Wing
(bra-SHEER)
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 237
Shoots: Left
Born: Jan 7, 1972
Birthplace: Bedford, IN, United States
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Acquired: Signed as a free agent by the Rangers on July 1, 2009.
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
2009-10: Ranked fourth on the Rangers in penalty minutes. ... Skated in his 1,000th career NHL game on Nov. 12 vs. Atlanta. ... Tallied his first point as a Ranger with an assist on Oct. 26 vs. Phoenix. ... Made his Rangers debut on Oct. 2 at Pittsburgh. 2008-09: Skated in 63 games with the Washington Capitals, registering one goal and three assists for four points, along with 121 penalty minutes. ... Ranked fourth on Washington overall, and second among team forwards, with 119 hits. ... Led the team with 121 PIM … Washington posted a 4-0-0 mark in games that he posted a point. ... Tallied a game-winning goal on Dec. 4 vs. the New York Islanders, his first game-winner since Dec. 14, 2002 vs. Buffalo. 2007-08: Ranked fourth on Washington with 133 hits. … Led the Capitals and ranked 28th in the league with 119 penalty minutes. … Recorded his first multi-point game since 2005 with two assists on Dec. 12 against the NY Rangers. … Tallied his 200th NHL point on Mar. 3 vs. Boston. … Notched two goals in three games from Feb. 29 to Mar. 3.  2006-07: Tied for third on Washington in games played. … Led the team and ranked sixth in the NHL with 156 penalty minutes. … Led the team with a plus-4 rating in road games. … Ranked fourth on the team with 101 hits.  2005-06: Led Philadelphia with 166 penalty minutes. … Registered an even or plus rating in each of his last 20 games.  2003-04: Ranked first on Philadelphia with 212 penalty minutes. … Recorded four points (one goal and three assists) and 61 penalty minutes in 18 playoff games.  2002-03: Finished first on Philadelphia with 161 penalty minutes. … Notched a career-high, six-game points streak from Jan. 11 to Jan. 21 (one goal and five assists), including a career-best four-game assist streak.  2001-02: Established a career-high in assists (23) and points (32). … Ranked 12th in the NHL with 199 penalty minutes … Finished third on Philadelphia and tied for 25th in the league with 199 hits. … Notched his second career multi-goal game on Mar. 18 vs. Tampa Bay.  2000-01: Ranked second on Vancouver with 183 hits.. … Led the team in penalty minutes (145). … Set a career-high for assists and points in a game with three assists/points on Dec. 8 at San Jose.  1999-00: Established a career-high in goals (11). … Led Vancouver in penalty minutes (136). … Tallied a three-game, goal-scoring streak from Nov. 17 to Nov. 22.   1998-99: Led Vancouver and ranked eighth in the league with 209 penalty minutes. … One of three Canucks players to skate in all 82 regular season games. … Recorded a five-game point streak from Jan. 7 to Jan. 15.  1997-98: Led the NHL with a career-high, 372 penalty minutes. … Established a single-season penalty minutes record for Vancouver.  1996-97: Finished second on Vancouver and sixth in the NHL with 245 penalty minutes. … Scored two goals on Mar. 13 vs. Edmonton to record his first career multi-goal game.  1995-96: Ranked second on Montreal with 223 penalty minutes. 1993-94: Tallied his first NHL goal on Nov. 17 at Edmonton … Notched an assist in his NHL debut on Nov. 15 at Ottawa.

MINOR LEAGUE CAREER

2009-10: Registered a point for Hartford in back-to-back contests on Mar. 31 vs. Worcester (goal) and Apr. 2 vs. Lowell (assist). ... Notched his first goal with the Wolf Pack on Mar. 7 at Toronto. ... Tallied his first point/assist with Hartford on Feb. 17 vs. Norfolk. ... Made his debut with Hartford on Feb. 13 vs. Bridgeport. 2004-05: Ranked fifth on Quebec (LNAH) in points (50), goals (18) and assists (32), and finished third on the team in penalty minutes (260).  1994-95: Finished third on Fredericton (AHL) in penalty minutes (182), and tied for 10th on the team in goals (10).  1993-94: Established AHL career-highs in goals (38), assists (28) and points (66). … Ranked second on Fredericton (AHL) in scoring with 66 points. … Tied for the team lead in goals (38) and finished tied for sixth on the club in assists (28). … Led the team with 250 penalty minutes.  1992-93: Established AHL career-highs in games played (76) and penalty minutes (261). … Finished second on the team with 261 penalty minutes. 

JUNIOR CAREER
1991-92:  Established career-highs in goals (18), points (42) and penalty minutes (283) .… Ranked second on Verdun (QMJHL) in penalty minutes, seventh in goals and ninth in points.  1990-91:  Established a career-high in games played (68) and assists (26). … Finished second on the team in penalty minutes, ninth in points and goals, and 10th in assists.  1989-90:  Ranked second on Longueuil (QMJHL) in penalty minutes and tied for seventh on the team in goals.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS

July 28, 1992 – Signed by Montreal as a free agent. November 13 1996 – Traded by Montreal to Vancouver for Jassen Cullimore. December 17, 2001 – Traded to Philadelphia by Vancouver along with Vancouver’s sixth-round choice in the 2002 Entry Draft. July 14, 2006 – Signed as a free agent by Washington. July 1, 2009 – Signed by the Rangers as an unrestricted free agent.

LONGEST POINT STREAK: 6, 1/11 - 1/21/03 (one goal and five assists)

LONGEST GOAL STREAK:
3, 11/17 - 11/22/99 (three goals)

LONGEST ASSIST STREAK: 4, 1/16 - 1/21/03 (four assists)

MOST GOALS, GAME: 2 (March 18, 2002) (Philadelphia vs. Tampa Bay) (Kochan)

MOST ASSISTS, GAME: 3 (Dec. 8, 2000) (Vancouver at San Jose)

MOST POINTS, GAME: 3 (Dec. 8, 2000) (Vancouver at San Jose)

MOST PIM, GAME: 35 (March 2, 2006) (Philadelphia vs. N.Y. Rangers)

MOST SHOTS, GAME: 7 (Dec. 22, 2001) (Philadelphia vs. Carolina)

FIRST NHL GAME: Nov. 15, 1993 (Montreal at Ottawa)

FIRST NHL GOAL: Nov. 17, 1993 (Montreal vs. Edmonton) (Ranford)

FIRST NHL ASSIST: Nov. 15, 1993 (Montreal at Ottawa)