Gilbert Jean Marco Brulé is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre who currently plays for Kunlun Red Star of the Kontinental Hockey League. Drafted out of the Western Hockey League, Brulé played major junior with the Vancouver Giants for three seasons. After being named the WHL rookie of the year in 2004, Brulé was selected as the WHL playoff MVP and led the Memorial Cup in scoring, as part of the Giants' WHL championship-winning season two years later. Selected sixth overall in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft, he began his NHL career with the Columbus Blue Jackets before being traded to the Edmonton Oilers prior to the 2008–09 season. After three seasons with the Oilers, he was placed on waivers, then acquired by the Coyotes for the 2011–12 season and playoffs. He then joined the ZSC Lions for the 2012–13 season. Brulé was released by the Zurich-based team in October 2012.
About Gilbert Brule
Center who made his NHL debut in 2005 for the Columbus Blue Jackets and later played for the Edmonton Oilers and Phoenix Coyotes.
He played for the Quesnel Millionaires in the British Columbia Hockey League.
In 2012-2013, he played in the NLA for the ZSC Lions.
His sister Leah died tragically at the age of 12.
All-Star winger Shane Doan was his teammate on the Coyotes.
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- Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg players
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- HC Sibir Novosibirsk players
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- Olympic ice hockey players of Canada
- Portland Pirates players
- Olympic bronze medalists for Canada
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- Springfield Falcons players
- Edmonton Oilers players
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