Canucks waive Brandon Prust

The Vancouver Canucks traded for Brandon Prust just seven months ago, but the move is not working out for the team that sits in fifth place in the Pacific Division.Prust has been placed on waivers for assignment to the AHL's Utica Comets.With the recent addition of Emerson Etem, and the emergence of Linden Vey and Jake Virtanen this season, Prust becomes expendable.The Canucks traded...
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Brandon Prust Says Fine For Brad Marchand Spear Was ‘Best Money I Ever Spent’

Brandon Prust was asked about the dirty play on Brad Marchand that cost him $5,000. Boston Bruins fans aren’t going to like his answer. The Vancouver Canucks winger was fined by the NHL’s department of player safety for spearing Marchand in the groin Saturday night. The $5,000 sum isn’t exactly that steep, however, so Prust didn’t seem too upset when the topic arose Sunday...
December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Canucks’ Brandon Prust Fined $5K For Spearing Bruins’ Brad Marchand

Brandon Prust will pay the price for his dirty play on Boston Bruins winger Brad Marchand. The Vancouver Canucks forward has been fined $5,000 for spearing Marchand in a rather painful location Saturday, the NHL’s department of player safety announced Sunday. The Bruins were putting the finishing touches on a 4-0 win over Vancouver at Rogers Arena when Prust skated over to Marchand...
December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Brandon Prust spears Brad Marchand in the groin

In what could only be construed as villain-on-villain crime, Brandon Prust took some frustration out on Brad Marchand in the waning minutes of a 4-0 victory by Boston on Saturday night by using his stick to , a sensitive area. First off, ouch. Second off, it’s always fun to hear NESN announcer Jack Edwards go off whenever there’s a crime committed against humanity (which is...
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December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Prust Apologizes For Ripping Referee: ‘I Crossed The Line’

Brandon Prust is doing some backpedaling. The Montreal Canadiens winger apologized Tuesday for comments he made regarding referee Brad Watson following the Habs’ Game 2 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning. Prust tore into Watson after the 6-2 beatdown, claiming that the ref provoked him and “tries to play God,” during his emotional and frustrated rant. “First off, I’d like...
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Prust sorry for saying referee ‘tries to play God’

Montreal Canadiens forward Brandon Prust on Tuesday issued what perhaps was an expected apology for his fiery comments about NHL referee Brad Watson in the wake of an alleged confrontation between the two during Sunday’s game. A contrite Prust chalked it up to emotions and said he wished he could take back what he said....Read More The post Brandon Prust sorry for saying referee...
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May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Prust rips referee Brad Watson: He called me every name in the book

Montreal Canadiens forward Brandon Prust had a night to forget on Sunday, as he racked up a whopping 31 penalty minutes in his team’s Game 2 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning. In addition to hitting Lightning goalie Ben Bishop behind the net and getting into it with Braydon Coburn, Prust also had some issues...Read More
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May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Prust rips referee, accuses him of on-ice trash talk

By Mike Cole Brandon Prust on Sunday accused a referee of targeting him. The Montreal Canadiens forward had a frustrating night, as the Tampa Bay Lightning rolled to a 6-2 win over the Habs, giving the Bolts a 2-0 lead with the series shifting to Tampa Bay. Prust’s frustrations boiled over with a late fight, but he also had issues with one of Game 2’s referees. Prust ripped...
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Prust tosses elbow pad at Lightning bench after ejection (Video)

Montreal Canadiens forward Brandon Prust tossed his elbow pad at the Tampa Bay Lightning bench in frustration after being ejected in the final minutes of Sunday night's Game 2 of their Eastern Conference playoff series.The Habs were down 6-2 with under two minutes remaining in the game when Prust tripped Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop, then followed it up by dropping his gloves...
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May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

GIF: Brandon Prust throws an elbow pad at the Tampa Bay bench

The Tampa Bay Lightning won Game 2 against the Montreal Canadiens on Sunday to take a 2-0 series lead. As the game drew to a close, the Canadiens’ anger and frustration became more visible, culminating in a series of events from Brandon Prust. Prust was called for tripping Ben Bishop. The Lightning took exception and there was a brief skirmish. Prust headed for the dressing room...
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May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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