Brad Hunt (D)
Oklahoma City Barons
||Ridge Meadows, BC
Career notes: In third full professional season and second in the Edmonton Oilers' organization...Named a second-team AHL post-season All-Star in 2013-14 after spending most of the season with the Barons...Received first NHL recall Jan. 3, 2014 and made debut that night at Anaheim, eventually playing in 3 games for Edmonton. Finished third last season on the Barons in scoring and ranked fifth among AHL defensemen with 50 points (11G, 39A)...Set the Barons club record for points in a season by a defenseman...Last season, had a career-high +4 rating in a 5-2 win at Chicago Dec. 7, when he also tallied 1 goal and 1 assist...Recorded first career 2-goal game Feb. 21, 2014 at Grand Rapids...Spent the 2012-13 season and the tail end of 2011-12 with the AHL's Chicago Wolves, then the top affiliate of the Vancouver Canucks...Scored a goal for the Western Conference in the 2013 AHL All-Star Classic as a member of the Wolves...Led Wolves defensemen in scoring in 2012-13 with 33 points, including 4 goals and 29 assists...Played 4 years at Bemidji State University, 2009-12, leading the Beavers in assists during his sophomore (26) and senior (21) seasons...As a Bemidji State freshman, went to the 2009 Frozen Four in Washington, D.C., losing to eventual runner-up Miami (Ohio).
Current season notes: Opened the season with the Edmonton Oilers, appearing in 6 games, before being waived and assigned to the Barons Nov. 3. Scored first NHL goal Oct. 11 at Vancouver against Ryan Miller.