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Bryan Berard
Bryan Berard
Defenseman
Number: 34
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 220
Shoots: Left
Born: Mar 5, 1977
Birthplace: Woonsocket, RI, United States
Hometown: Woonsocket, R.I.
Acquired: Signed with Rangers as an unrestricted free agent on Oct. 4, 2001.
Drafted: OTT / 1995 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (1st overall)


OHL All-Rookie Team (1995) OHL First All-Star Team (1995, 1996) OHL Rookie of the Year (1995) Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team (1995, 1996) Canadian Major Junior Rookie of the Year (1995) Canadian Major Junior Defenseman of the Year (1996) NHL All-Rookie Team (1997) Calder Memorial Trophy (1997) Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy (2004) Traded to NY Islanders by Ottawa with Don Beaupre and Martin Straka for Damian Rhodes and Wade Redden, January 23, 1996. Traded to Toronto by NY Islanders with NY Islanders' 6th round choice (Jan Sochor) in 1999 Entry Draft for Felix Potvin and Toronto's 6th round choice (later traded to Tampa Bay Tampa Bay selected Fedor Fedorov) in 1999 Entry Draft, January 9, 1999. Missed remainder of 1999-2000 season and entire 2000-01 due to eye injury vs. Ottawa, March 11, 2000. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, October 5, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Boston, August 13, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, October 31, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Columbus, August 3, 2005. Missed majority of 2006-07 season due to recurring back injury. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, October 9, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Vityaz Chekhov (KHL), November 16, 2008.