Brendan Bell (D)
Finished the 2013-14 season as the top scoring defenseman for EHC Biel of National League A (Switz.)
Played in 21 games for the Frölunda Indians of the Swedish Hockey League in 2012-13
Traded from St. Louis with forward Tomas Kana to Columbus for Pascal Pelletier on Dec. 8, 2009
2008-09: Signed with the Ottawa Senators...Played first 15 games with AHL-Binghamton...Two-assist game on October 12th @ Rochester...Had the league’s eight longest point streak of the season where he notched 6 goals and 7 assists from October 18th to November 14th...Earned a call-up to Ottawa for the remainder of the season on November 16th...Made Ottawa debut on November 17th @ Rangers...Scored first NHL goal and assist of the season on December 3rd vs. Atlanta...Notched an assist on December 13th vs. Tampa Bay...Scored a goal on January 4th @ New Jersey, 8th @ Boston, and 20th vs.
Washinton...Earned four-game, five-assist streak from February 5th to 12th...Two assists on March 3rd vs. Calgary...Two goals on March 27th vs. Buffalo...Picked up two assists in back-to-back games on March 19th vs. Montreal and 21st vs. Islanders...Another two-assist game on March 28th @ Atlanta...
2007-08: Began season with AHL-San Antonio...Notched three assists in first two games of the season...Scored two goals on October 23rd @ Iowa...Had a two-point night on November 11th @ Rockford...Promoted to NHL-Phoenix on November 14th...Played in two games with Phoenix before being reassigned to San Antonio on December 8th...Recorded a four-game point streak (1G, 5A) from February 15th to 19th, including back-to-back two-assist nights...Three-game point streak from March 15th to 19th...Two assist game on April 11th @ Peoria...Scored six points (1G, 5A) in first four playoff games against Toronto, including his first career pro playoff goal...Scored second goal on April 27th (Game6)...Led the team in the playoffs in assists and points
2006-07: Played entire season in the NHL...Began the year with Toronto on October 14th after missing first five games with an ankle injury...Picked up first two career NHL point and assist on October 28th and November 11th, both against Montreal...Picked up another two assists, one on December 2nd and 7th...Scored first career NHL goal on January 20th @ Pittsburgh...Traded to the Phoenix Coyotes on February 27th...Picked up two assists for the Coyotes, one on March 12th vs. Philadelphia and March 20th @ Minnesota
2005-06: Member of AHL-Toronto...Picked up six assists in first four games of the season...Scored first goal of the season on December 9th vs. Cleveland...Scored again on December 16th @ Cleveland...Two-assist games on December 29th and January 6th, both against Manitoba...Notched another four-game point streak (all assists) from January 28th to February 4th...Recorded first three-point game of the season (1G, 2A) on February 18th vs. Rochester...Picked up seven points (2G, 5A) during a four-game point streak from March 3rd to March 11th...Earned first career NHL call-up on March 21st...Made NHL debut with the Maple Leafs that night vs. Carolina...Returned to AHL-Toronto on March 25th...Notched three assists on April 14th vs. Hamilton...Led all of the team’s blueliners in assists and points...Picked up three playoff assists on April 22nd @ Grand Rapids
2004-05: Earned an assist in three straight games from October 17th to 29th...Notched five points in five games from November 17th to 26th, all on the road and all against Canadian teams...Scored first goal of the season on November 19th @ Manitoba...Had two two-assist games on December 30th vs. Syracuse and February 1st vs. Milwaukee...Led all team’s defensemen in points and assists, finishing fourth on the whole team in assists...Made pro playoff debut on April 20th vs. Manitoba, notching his first career playoff assist
2003-04: Made professional debut with AHL-St. John’s...Picked up first pro point (PPA) on October 11th @ Manitoba, followed by another assist two nights later against the Moose...Scored first two pro goals in back-to-back games on November 2nd @ Toronto and 5th @ Hershey...Had only one multi-point game, on November 2nd @ Toronto...First career GWG on December 21st @ Hershey...
OHL Career: Played four season with Ottawa... Finished second in points for defensemen between 2000 and 2002, behind only Jonathan Zion...Finished the 2001-02 and 2002-03 season top of the roster in plus/minus, picking up second-best in the league in 2002-03