Gilbert Brule

Position: C ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 5-11 (180 cm)
Weight: 187 lbs. (85 kg)

Born: January 1, 1987 in Edmonton, Alberta
Draft: Columbus, 1st round (6th overall), 2005 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: Vancouver Giants

NHL Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV Awards
2005-06 19 CBJ NHL 7 2 2 4 -2 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 11 18.2 92 13:11
2006-07 20 CBJ NHL 78 9 10 19 -21 28 6 3 0 0 6 4 0 98 9.2 830 10:39 Calder-13
2007-08 21 CBJ NHL 61 1 8 9 -4 24 1 0 0 1 7 1 0 74 1.4 116 604 9:54 40 38 51.3 73 11 14 10
2008-09 22 EDM NHL 11 2 1 3 -3 12 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 13 15.4 22 109 9:52 4 1 80.0 14 6 0 9
2009-10 23 EDM NHL 65 17 20 37 -8 38 15 2 0 3 17 3 0 121 14.0 194 925 14:14 144 130 52.6 112 25 25 39
2010-11 24 EDM NHL 41 7 2 9 -7 41 6 1 0 1 2 0 0 72 9.7 112 565 13:48 106 93 53.3 95 16 9 29
2011-12 25 PHX NHL 33 5 9 14 7 11 4 1 0 0 9 0 0 56 8.9 88 382 11:34 8 13 38.1 55 13 10 10
2013-14 27 PHX NHL 3 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 6 35 11:33 0 0 3 1 1 1
3 yrs CBJ NHL 146 12 20 32 -27 52 9 3 0 1 14 6 0 183 6.6 225 1526 10:27 40 38 51.3 73 11 14 10
3 yrs EDM NHL 117 26 23 49 -18 91 23 3 0 5 20 3 0 206 12.6 328 1599 13:40 254 224 53.1 221 47 34 77
2 yrs PHX NHL 36 5 9 14 6 13 4 1 0 0 9 0 0 59 8.5 94 416 11:34 8 13 38.1 58 14 11 11
Career NHL 299 43 52 95 -39 156 36 7 0 6 43 9 0 448 9.6 647 3542 11:51 302 275 52.3 352 72 59 98

NHL Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 21 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 61 551.2 442 397 52.7 0.2 354 319 52.6 -0.4 5.2 92.6 97.8 60.6 39.4
2008-09 22 Edmonton Oilers NHL 11 102.4 82 113 42.1 -7.4 59 77 43.4 -7.4 7.3 88.7 96.0 63.8 36.2
2009-10 23 Edmonton Oilers NHL 65 802.9 699 787 47.0 2.5 542 603 47.3 1.8 9.6 89.4 99.0 47.3 52.7
2010-11 24 Edmonton Oilers NHL 41 497.9 398 525 43.1 -0.8 287 394 42.1 0.0 7.1 92.0 99.1 50.0 50.0
2011-12 25 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 33 343.8 316 327 49.1 1.8 234 238 49.6 2.9 12.5 92.5 105.0 45.3 54.7
2013-14 27 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 3 34.2 32 32 50.0 21 24 46.7 0.0 94.1 94.1 77.8 22.2
3 yrs NHL 11 1403.2 1179 1425 45.3 0.5 888 1074 45.3 0.4 8.7 90.3 99.0 49.2 50.8
2 yrs NHL 33 378.0 348 359 49.2 1.8 255 262 49.3 2.6 11.6 92.7 104.3 48.8 51.2
Career NHL 61 2332.3 1969 2181 47.4 0.2 1497 1655 47.5 0.1 8.3 91.2 99.5 51.7 48.3

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP GC G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
2005-06 19 CBJ NHL 7 2 0.29 0.29 0.57 0.23 0.00 1.57 2 2 4 2 5 1 6 0 -2 0.3 0.0 0.4
2006-07 20 CBJ NHL 78 8 0.12 0.13 0.24 0.10 0.36 1.26 9 10 19 8 25 10 37 1 -21 0.5 0.2 0.7 Calder-13
2007-08 21 CBJ NHL 61 3 0.02 0.13 0.15 0.04 0.39 1.21 1 9 10 3 15 1 18 0 -4 -0.6 0.6 0.0
2008-09 22 EDM NHL 11 1 0.18 0.09 0.27 0.12 1.09 1.18 2 1 3 1 3 0 6 0 -3 0.2 0.0 0.2
2009-10 23 EDM NHL 65 15 0.26 0.31 0.57 0.22 0.58 1.86 18 21 39 16 47 9 46 0 -8 3.2 0.7 3.9
2010-11 24 EDM NHL 41 4 0.17 0.05 0.22 0.10 1.00 1.76 8 2 10 5 18 3 22 0 -7 0.1 0.3 0.4
2011-12 25 PHX NHL 33 5 0.15 0.27 0.42 0.15 0.33 1.70 6 10 16 6 22 2 13 0 7 1.0 0.7 1.7
2013-14 27 PHX NHL 3 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.67 1.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -1 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
3 yrs CBJ NHL 146 12 0.08 0.14 0.22 0.08 0.36 1.25 12 21 33 12 45 12 61 1 -27 0.2 0.9 1.1
3 yrs EDM NHL 117 20 0.22 0.20 0.42 0.17 0.78 1.76 28 24 52 22 68 12 74 0 -18 3.5 1.0 4.6
2 yrs PHX NHL 36 5 0.14 0.25 0.39 0.14 0.36 1.64 6 10 16 6 22 2 14 0 6 0.9 0.7 1.6
Career NHL 299 37 0.14 0.17 0.32 0.12 0.52 1.50 46 55 101 40 135 26 149 1 -39 4.7 2.6 7.3

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV
2011-12 25 PHX NHL 12 2 1 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 12 16.7 20 95 7:55 3 1 75.0 22 4 2 3
Career NHL 12 2 1 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 12 16.7 20 95 7:55 3 1 75.0 22 4 2 3

NHL Playoffs Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2011-12 25 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 12 90.3 88 85 50.9 9.6 61 61 50.0 8.4 13.3 86.5 99.8 52.9 47.1
Career NHL 12 90.3 88 85 50.9 9.6 61 61 50.0 8.4 13.3 86.5 99.8 52.9 47.1

Other Regular Season

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
2001-02 15 North Shore Winter Club Minor-BC 56 97 55 152
2002-03 16 Quesnel Millionaires BCHL 48 32 25 57 71
2002-03 16 Vancouver Giants WHL 1 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0
2003-04 17 Vancouver Giants WHL 67 25 35 60 -2 100 14 11 0 4
2004-05 18 Vancouver Giants WHL 70 39 48 87 4 169 22 13 4 8
2005-06 19 Vancouver Giants WHL 27 23 15 38 5 40 16 7 0 7
2007-08 21 Syracuse Crunch AHL 16 5 5 10 2 44 3 2 0 0 64 7.8
2008-09 22 Springfield Falcons AHL 39 13 11 24 -12 58 5 7 1 0 110 11.8
2011-12 25 Oklahoma City Barons AHL 27 8 10 18 -4 31 3 5 0 2 59 13.6
2012-13 26 ZSC Lions Zurich Swiss 14 0 6 6 4
Career 3 Seasons AHL 82 26 26 52 -14 133 11 14 1 2 233 11.2
Career 1 Season BCHL 48 32 25 57 71
Career 1 Season Minor-BC 56 97 55 152
Career 1 Season Swiss 14 0 6 6 4
Career 4 Seasons WHL 165 87 98 185 6 309 52 31 4 19

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
2001-02 15 North Shore Winter Club Minor-BC 7 13 7 20 14
2002-03 16 Vancouver Giants WHL 4 1 0 1 -5 0 0 1 0 0
2003-04 17 Vancouver Giants WHL 11 4 5 9 -4 10 1 3 0 1
2004-05 18 Vancouver Giants WHL 6 1 3 4 2 8 0 1 0 0
2005-06 19 Vancouver Giants WHL 18 16 14 30 14 44 12 4 0 4
2005-06 19 Vancouver Giants M-Cup 5 6 6 12 18 2 2 2 1
2007-08 21 Syracuse Crunch AHL 13 2 3 5 -2 16 2 0 0 0 35 5.7
Career 1 Season AHL 13 2 3 5 -2 16 2 0 0 0 35 5.7
Career 1 Season M-Cup 5 6 6 12 18 2 2 2 1
Career 1 Season Minor-BC 7 13 7 20 14
Career 4 Seasons WHL 39 22 22 44 7 62 13 9 0 5

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 8 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Gilbert Brule 3.9 1.7 0.7 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.0 -0.1
Merlin Malinowski 90.6 4.1 1.7 0.7 0.4 0.1
Bryan Bickell 86.5 4.1 3.0 1.8 1.3 0.6 0.4 -0.1
Harold Druken 86.5 3.6 2.2 0.7 0.4 0.4
Ralph Stewart 85.9 3.9 2.1 0.9 0.7 0.5 0.0 -0.1
Jiri Hrdina 84.0 4.1 1.6 0.6 0.6 -0.1
Jeff Hamilton 83.8 4.3 2.0 0.7 0.6 0.0
Sebastien Bordeleau 83.5 3.2 1.7 0.8 0.3 0.3 0.2 -0.1
Garry Valk 83.3 3.9 1.2 1.0 0.6 0.5 0.1 0.0
Leon Rochefort 81.2 3.9 1.5 0.5 0.1 0.1 0.0 -0.1
Eric Messier 81.1 4.0 1.9 1.3 1.1 0.3 0.2 0.1
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Gilbert Brule 3.9 1.7 0.7 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.0 -0.1
Merlin Malinowski 90.6 4.1 1.7 0.7 0.4 0.1
Bryan Bickell 86.5 4.1 3.4 3.0 1.8 1.3 0.6 0.4 -0.1
Harold Druken 86.5 3.6 2.2 0.7 0.4 0.4
Ralph Stewart 85.9 3.9 2.1 0.9 0.7 0.5 0.0 -0.1
Jiri Hrdina 84.0 4.1 1.6 0.6 0.6 -0.1
Jeff Hamilton 83.8 4.3 2.0 0.7 0.6 0.0
Sebastien Bordeleau 83.5 3.2 1.7 0.8 0.3 0.3 0.2 -0.1
Danton Cole 80.9 4.0 1.4 1.0 0.3 0.1 -0.1 -0.1
Chris Kontos 80.3 4.2 0.9 0.5 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.1 -0.1
Eric Messier 80.3 4.0 1.9 1.3 1.1 0.3 0.2 0.1 -0.1

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

November 30, 2005: Missed majority of 2005-06 due to sternum (October 7, 2005 vs. Calgary) and leg (November 30, 2005 at Minnesota) injuries.

July 1, 2008: Traded to Edmonton by Columbus for Raffi Torres, July 1, 2008.

January 10, 2012: Claimed on waivers by Phoenix from Edmonton, January 10, 2012.

August 13, 2012: Signed as a free agent by Zurich (Swiss), August 13, 2012.

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