Brennan Evans (D)
Grand Rapids Griffins
||North Battlefield, SK
2011-12: Skated in all 76 games in his second season with Peoria, recording seven points (2-5—7) and 125 penalty minutes, the second-highest total on the Rivermen…Reached 1,300 penalty minutes in the AHL, 1/12/12 vs. Lake Erie, and skated in his 600th professional game two nights later, 1/14/12 vs. Houston…Notched his 100th AHL point, 3/14/12 at Chicago.
2010-11: Served as an alternate captain for the Peoria Rivermen and skated in 66 games…Registered 14 points (3-11—14) and ranked fifth on the team with 113 penalty minutes…Opened the season with assists in back-to-back games, 10/8/10-10/10/10…Played in his 500th AHL game, 10/17/10 at Texas…Recorded his first-ever hat trick, 2/23/11 vs. Texas, accounting for all of the goals he scored on the season, matching his career season-high and equaling his combined goals over his previous 288 games.
2009-10: Skated in a team-high 79 games with the Toronto Marlies after being loaned by Anaheim…Chipped in eight points (1-7—8) and 199 penalty minutes…Placed second on the team and 12th in the league in penalty minutes…Logged his 1,000th professional penalty minute, 12/14/09 vs. Milwaukee, after a fighting major against current Griffin Triston Grant…Matched a career high when he recorded assists in three straight games, 4/3/10-4/10/10.
2008-09: Tied a career high with 14 assists and came one point shy of equaling his career best in points with 15 (1-14—15) in 75 games for the Iowa Chops…Ranked third among his team’s defensemen in scoring…Led the Chops and placed 16th in the AHL with 189 penalty minutes…Registered a career-high 24 penalty minutes, 10/28/08 at Houston…Set a new career high with a three-game assist streak (0-3—3), 1/20/09-1/24/09.
2007-08: Set a career high by playing in all 80 games for Worcester…Led the team and placed 15th in the AHL with 211 penalty minutes…Recorded 14 points (1-13—14) for the Sharks.
2006-07: Led the Worcester Sharks with 170 penalty minutes in 75 games…Enjoyed the best offensive season of his professional career with career highs in assists (14) and points (16)…Owned a team-best plus-23 rating which tied for ninth in the AHL…Tied a career high with two assists, 2/2/07 vs. Bridgeport…Set a franchise record after recording a plus-5 rating, 4/11/07 vs. Lowell…Notched an assist and 21 penalty minutes in five playoff games.
2005-06: Tallied nine points (3-6—9) in 70 games for the Binghamton Senators…Scored his first goal since his AHL rookie season, 11/30/05 at Norfolk…Ranked fifth on the club with 198 penalty minutes and 28th overall in the league…Had a season-high 19 penalty minutes on 1/14/06 vs. Bridgeport…Contributed three multi-point games.
2004-05: Logged 51 games for Lowell, tallying seven points (0-7—7) and 79 penalty minutes…Skated in five playoff games for the Lock Monsters.
2003-04: Spent his first professional season with the Lowell Lock Monsters, recording 10 points (1-9—10) and 65 penalty minutes in 64 games…Made his professional debut on 10/10/03 vs. Portland…Notched his first pro point/goal and assist, 10/25/03 at Providence…Made his NHL debut during the first round of Calgary’s run to the 2004 Stanley Cup Finals after being called up by the Flames on an emergency basis, 4/27/04 vs. Detroit…Appeared in two games during the playoffs – both against the Red Wings – but did not register on the scoresheet.
2002-03: Enjoyed a career year in his final season of junior hockey, recording a career-high 23 points (6-17—23) in 67 games with Kootenay…Ranked second among Ice defensemen in points and place ninth on the team overall…Led the club with 182 penalty minutes.
2001-02: Played in all 72 regular season games for Kootenay and notched five points (2-3—5)…Ranked fourth on the team with 121 penalty minutes…Had more points in 22 postseason games (0-6—6) than the regular season…Won the 2002 Memorial Cup after capturing the Ed Chynoweth Cup as the WHL’s champion.
2000-01: Scored one goal in 11 games with the WHL’s Seattle Thunderbirds before a midseason trade to Kootenay…Notched nine points (2-7—9) in 55 games with the Ice and helped the team to the second-best record in the WHL…Tied for sixth on the team with 105 penalty minutes…Skated in all 11 postseason contests.
1999-00: Registered three points (1-2—3) in 52 games in his first full WHL season with Seattle.
1998-99: Spent the season with the AJHL’s Camrose Kodiaks in Canada’s Junior A circuit and recorded seven points (1-6—7) and 98 penalty minutes in 47 games…Appeared in one postseason contest as a 16-year-old with the Thunderbirds.