Brent Sopel
Brent Sopel
Defenseman
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 205
Shoots: Right
Born: Jan 7, 1977
Birthplace: Calgary, AB, Canada
Hometown: Saskatoon, SK, Canada
Drafted: VAN / 1995 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 6th (144th overall)

2010-11: recorded his 1st point in a Thrashers uniform (assist) on Oct. 9 at TBL … Skated in his 600th career NHL game on Nov. 3 at FLA… Scored his 1st goal as a Thrasher on Nov. 13 vs. PIT… Registered his 1st multiple-point game of the season (2a) on Dec. 11 at NYI … Scored his 2nd goal of the season on Feb. 5 at CAR… Acquired from ATL on Feb. 24 (with Nigel Dawes) for Ben Maxwell and a 4th round draft pick in 2011… Played his 1st game with the Canadiens, becoming the 4th player in team history to wear #55 (John McGill, Igor Ulanov and Matthieu Descôteaux)… Returned to action on March 24 at BOS after missing 7 games due to an upper-body injury suffered on March 8 vs. BOS… Led the team in April with 10 blocked shots… Scored his 1st goal with the Canadiens on April 21 vs. BOS.