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Coyotes Claim Brule off Re-Entry Waivers

Phoenix activates Gordon off Injured-Reserve List

Tuesday, 01.10.2012 / 11:14 AM MT / News
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Coyotes Claim Brule off Re-Entry Waivers
Tuesday, January 10, 2012

GLENDALE, ARIZONA --- Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today the Coyotes have claimed center Gilbert Brule off re-entry waivers from the Edmonton Oilers.

Gilbert Brule
The 5-foot-11, 174 pound Brule has recorded 8-10-18 in 27 games this season with the Oklahoma City Barons, the Oilers American Hockey League. In 2010-11, the Edmonton, Alberta native appeared in 41 games with the Oilers, registering 7-2-9 and 41 penalty minutes (PIM).

In 263 career NHL games with the Oilers and Columbus Blue Jackets, the 25-year-old Brule has recorded 38-43-81. He set career highs in goals (17), assists (20), points (37), power play goals (2) and game-winning goals (3) with Edmonton during the 2009-10 season.

Brule was originally drafted by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the first round (sixth overall) in the 2005 Entry Draft.

The Coyotes also announced that center Boyd Gordon has been activated off Injured Reserve. Gordon missed seven games with a lower-body injury. is the official Web site of the Arizona Coyotes. The Arizona Coyotes and are trademarks of IceArizona Hockey Co LLC, NHL, NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League. All NHL Logos and marks NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. Copyright © 2016 The Arizona Coyotes and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved. Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | AdChoices | Contact Us