2005-06: Tallied 2-2-4 and was -2 in seven games with the Blue Jackets Tallied his first NHL assist in NHL debut on Oct. 5 at Washington... Missed 18 games due to a fractured sternum, Oct. 7 - Nov. 18... Scored first career NHL goal Nov. 20 at Phoenix (David LeNeveu) Missed 21 games due to a broken leg, Dec. 1 - Jan. 16 Also scored 23-15-38 with 40 PIM and was +5 in 27 games with Vancouver of the WHL Netted seven power play goals Named WHL Second Team All-Star Added 16-14-30 with 44 PIM in 18 playoff games Was awarded the Ed Chynoweth Trophy as the Memorial Cup's leading scorer Led the League in playoff goals (16) and ranked third in assists (14) Named WHL playoffs MVP Games lost to injury: 39 Multi-point (goal) games: 0 (0) Most Points: 1 (4x) - Nov. 26 at St. Louis (1-0-1), most recent Most Goals: 1 (2x) - Nov. 26 at St. Louis, most recent Most Assists: 1 (2x) - Nov. 23 vs. Nashville, most recent Most PIM: 0 Most Shots: 3 - Nov. 23 vs. Nashville.
JUNIOR CAREER: 2004-05: Recorded 39-48-87, 169 PIM and was +4 in 70 games with Vancouver Ranked T-3rd in the WHL in goals scored (39), 5th in points (87), and 18th in PIM (169)... Named 2004-05 WHL First All-Star Team... Named 2004-05 Canadian Hockey League Scholastic Player of the Year Ranked the No. 5 North American skater in Central Scouting's Year End Rankings 2003-04: Scored 25-35-60 with 100 PIM in 67 games during his WHL rookie season with Vancouver Ranked T-27th in points Named the WHL Rookie of the Year.
PERSONAL: Single Nickname: "Bru" Hobbies: Music, Playing the Guitar, Spending Time with Friends Favorite CD: The Used "Maybe Memories" Favorite Movie: Wedding Crashers Favorite Subject in School: Biology Favorite TV Show: Family Guy Other Sports Played Growing Up: Soccer, Baseball If he wasn't playing hockey, he would be in school or playing music Began playing hockey at age 4 Spends the off-season in Vancouver, British Columbia.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Columbus' first pick, sixth overall, in the 2005 Entry Draft.