Chris Bruton (LW)
Grand Rapids Griffins
2013-14: Limited to only 41 games with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers due to injuryâ€¦Captained the Sound Tigers to a 28-40-2-6 record while recording four points (2-2â€”4) and 91 penalty minutesâ€¦Went scoreless in his first eight games of the season then recorded a two-point game (1-1â€”2), 11/30/13 vs. ALBâ€¦Scored his second goal, 1/12/14 vs. HFDâ€¦Notched an assist, 4/1/14 vs. SPRâ€¦Named Bridgeportâ€™s IOA/American Specialty Man of the Year, 4/12/14.
2012-13: Suited up in 69 games with the Peoria Rivermen, scoring 10 points (4-6â€”10) and registering 134 PIMâ€¦Picked up his first point of the season, an assist, 10/26/14 vs. CHIâ€¦Tallied a goal against current Griffins goaltender and teammate Tom McCollum, 11/24/12 vs. GRâ€¦Recorded a point (assist, goal) in back-to-back contests, 11/23/12-11/24/12â€¦Notched points in consecutive contests for the second time, 1/23/13-1/26/13â€¦Dropped the gloves against former Griffin Francis Pare and current teammate Brennan Evans in a 4-3 overtime win at Grand Rapids, 4/13/13.
2011-12: Split his season between the Rivermen and the ECHLâ€™s Alaska Acesâ€¦In 38 games with Peoria, he tallied five points (2-3â€”5) and 66 PIMâ€¦Earned an assist, 2/11/11 vs. CHAâ€¦Recorded a goal (2/25/12 vs. SA) and an assist (2/26/12 vs. ABB) over the course of two gamesâ€¦Logged 27 games with Alaska and accumulated 13 points (6-7â€”13) and 60 PIMâ€¦Picked up an assist in consecutive contests versus Idaho, 10/20/11-10/21/11â€¦Enjoyed four point streaks of two games or moreâ€¦Highlighted a three-game point streak (3-1â€”4) with a two-point performance (1-1â€”2), 11/25/11 at UTAâ€¦Appeared in four playoff contests with the Aces and notched three assists and 19 PIM.
2010-11: Suited up in 19 games with Acadia University of the Canadian Interuniversity Sport leagueâ€¦Racked up 21 points (8-13â€”21) and 36 PIMâ€¦Ranked fourth on the team in scoringâ€¦Went scoreless in three playoff games with the Axemen.
2009-10: Scored 24 points (11-13â€”24) and tallied 20 PIM in 24 appearances with Acadiaâ€¦Ranked fifth in scoring on the Axemen, tied for third in goals and fifth in assistsâ€¦Made one playoff appearance with the team.
2008-09: Enjoyed his most successful season with Acadia, garnering 29 points (15-14â€”29) and 57 PIM in 26 gamesâ€¦Named to the CIS All-Rookie Teamâ€¦Ranked first on the team in goals, fifth in assists and third in scoring, while ranking third in PIMâ€¦In five playoff games with the Axemen, he produced two points (1-1â€”2) and 2 PIM.
2007-08: Captained the WHLâ€™s Spokane Chiefs and amassed 63 points (26-37â€”63) and 99 PIM in 67 regular season gamesâ€¦Ranked third on the Chiefs in regular season scoring, third in goals and fourth in assists, while finishing second in PIMâ€¦Led his team to the WHLâ€™s Ed Chynoweth Cup and an eventual CHL Memorial Cupâ€¦Enjoyed a three-point performance (1-2â€”3) in his second game, 9/22/07 at P.Gâ€¦.Began the season with a three-game point streak, tallying two goals and four assists, 9/21/07-9/29/07â€¦Accumulated four points (2-2â€”4) over the course of four games, 10/19/07-10/23/07â€¦Amassed six goals and eight assists (6-8â€”14) on a seven-game point streak (11/10/07-11/30/07), highlighted by a five-point game (2-3â€”5) at Tri-City, 11/24/07â€¦Recorded consecutive two-assist games, 1/21/08-1/25/08â€¦Ranked sixth on the Chiefs in WHL playoff scoring with 10 points (3-7â€”10) in 21 games and finished with a plus-eight record.
2006-07: Tallied 21 points (9-12â€”21) and 103 PIM in 63 games with Spokaneâ€¦Kicked off the regular season with a goal and assist, 9/23/06 at KTNâ€¦Contributed two assists, 10/10/06 vs. POR...Skated in six games with Spokane in the 2007 WHL Playoffs, posting two points (1-1â€”2) and six PIM.
2005-06: Notched 26 points (12-14â€”26) in 66 games with the Chiefs along with 111 PIMâ€¦Put away two goals, 10/26/05 vs. BRN.
2004-05: Posted 28 points (11-17â€”28) and 55 PIM in 62 games with Spokaneâ€¦Made his WHL debut, 9/25/04 at KTNâ€¦Tallied his first WHL point, a goal, 10/2/04 vs. KTNâ€¦Had an assist in three straight games, 11/17/04-11/20/04â€¦Enjoyed two two-assist performances (2/26/05 vs. TRI and 3/12/05 vs. TRI).