Chris Bruton
Bruton with the Grand Rapids Griffins in 2015
Born (1987-01-23) January 23, 1987 (age 34)
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 176 lb (80 kg; 12 st 8 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Right
Played for Peoria Rivermen
Bridgeport Sound Tigers
Grand Rapids Griffins
Braehead Clan
Coventry Blaze
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2011–2016

Chris Bruton (born January 23, 1987) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player, who most notably played in the American Hockey League (AHL).

Playing career

On May 21, 2013, the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League (NHL) signed Chris to a one-year, two-way contract.[1] After attending the Islanders 2013 training camp, he was assigned to their AHL affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, for the duration of the 2013–14 season.

On July 30, 2015, Bruton left the AHL and signed a one-year contract with Scottish club, Braehead Clan of the EIHL,[2] before being traded and ending his professional career with the Coventry Blaze.

Career statistics

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2004–05 Spokane Chiefs WHL 62 11 17 28 55
2005–06 Spokane Chiefs WHL 66 12 14 26 111
2006–07 Spokane Chiefs WHL 63 9 12 21 103 6 1 1 2 6
2007–08 Spokane Chiefs WHL 67 26 37 63 99 21 3 7 10 6
2008–09 Acadia University CIS 26 15 14 29 62
2009–10 Acadia University CIS 24 11 13 24 20
2010–11 Acadia University CIS 19 8 13 21 36
2011–12 Alaska Aces ECHL 27 6 7 13 60 4 0 3 3 19
2011–12 Peoria Rivermen AHL 38 2 3 5 66
2012–13 Peoria Rivermen AHL 69 4 6 10 134
2013–14 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 41 2 2 4 91
2014–15 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 52 2 2 4 124
2015–16 Braehead Clan EIHL 34 17 16 33 80
2015–16 Coventry Blaze EIHL 16 7 16 23 43 4 4 3 7 12
AHL totals 200 10 13 23 415

Awards and honors

Award Year
CHL
Memorial Cup (Spokane Chiefs) 2008
CIS
AUS All-Rookie Team 2009

References

  1. ^ "Bruton agrees to terms with Islanders". New York Islanders. May 21, 2013. Retrieved May 22, 2013.
  2. ^ "Bruton brings edge to Clan". Braehead Clan. July 30, 2015. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved July 30, 2015.