Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Brandon Reid
Brandon Reid was born March 9, 1981 in Kirkland, Quebec. The fifth choice, 208th overall selection of the Vancouver Canucks in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft, Reid is a graduate of the QMJHL.

The diminutive forward from Kirkland, Quebec spent three seasons in the QMJHL, two of them with the Halifax Mooseheads and one with the Val d'Or Foreurs. A two-time member of Canada's World Junior Team (2000-2001), Reid reached the Memorial Cup tournament twice in three years, once with Halifax in 2000 losing in the semi-final and once with Val d'Or in 2001 losing in the final to the Red Deer Rebels.

In his three year junior career, Reid recorded 121 goals and 186 assists for 307 points, before making his professional debut with Vancouver's AHL affiliate in Manitoba in 2001-02. The shifty forward went on to register 37 points (18-19-37) in 60 games with Manitoba before making his NHL debut with the Canucks in 2002-03. Although he spent the majority of the season in Manitoba, Reid saw action in seven games with the parent club tallying five points (2-3-5).

After getting a taste of the NHL in 2002-03, Reid returned to Manitoba in 2003-04, where he bettered his totals from the previous year, registering 58 points (19-39-58), while seeing action limited action with the parent club in Vancouver. He spent the next two seasons of his career competing overseas with the Hamburg Freezers in Germany and the SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakersn in Switzerland before making he made return to the Canuck line-up in 2006-07. That season, Reid saw action in only three games with the Cancuks and spent most of his time with the clubs AHL affiliate in Manitoba.

In the summer of 2007, Reid returned to Europe after signing as a free agent with Dusseldorf in Germany.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1996-97 Lac St-Louis Lions QAAA 44 17 34 51 7 2 3 5
1997-98 Halifax Mooseheads QMJHL 67 13 21 34 6 -3 5 1 0 1 15
1998-99 Halifax Mooseheads QMJHL 70 32 25 57 33 +31 5 2 2 4 0
1999-00 Halifax Mooseheads QMJHL 62 44 80 124 10 +30 10 7 11 18 4
1999-00 Canada WJC-A 7 4 5 9 4 +3
1999-00 Halifax Mooseheads M-Cup 4 1 6 7 2
2000-01 Val-d'Or Foreurs QMJHL 57 45 81 126 18 +47 21 13 29 42 14
2000-01 Canada WJC-A 7 1 3 4 0 +4
2000-01 Val-d'Or Foreurs M-Cup 5 3 3 6 0
2001-02 Manitoba Moose AHL 60 18 19 37 6 +2 7 0 3 3 0
2002-03 Vancouver Canucks NHL 7 2 3 5 0 +4 9 0 1 1 0
2002-03 Manitoba Moose AHL 73 18 36 54 18 +1 1 1 1 2 0
2003-04 Vancouver Canucks NHL 3 0 1 1 0 +1
2003-04 Manitoba Moose AHL 73 19 39 58 20 +2
2004-05 Hamburg Freezers Germany 45 18 29 47 41 6 0 3 3 4
2005-06 SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers Swiss 44 16 18 34 14 12 4 7 11 14
2006-07 Vancouver Canucks NHL 3 0 0 0 0 -1 1 0 1 1 0
2006-07 Manitoba Moose AHL 53 15 17 32 19 -11 10 2 3 5 4
2007-08 DEG Metro Stars Dusseldorf Germany 56 12 28 40 8 13 7 4 11 4
2008-09 DEG Metro Stars Dusseldorf Germany 52 24 25 49 14 16 5 16 21 4
2009-10 DEG Metro Stars Dusseldorf Germany 56 22 26 48 18 3 0 0 0 0
2010-11 Rapperswil-Jona Lakers Swiss 44 8 18 26 8 10 1 2 3 0
2011-12 Rapperswil-Jona Lakers Swiss 39 6 10 16 8 5 1 2 3 0
2012-13 Hamburg Freezers Germany 48 10 12 22 12 6 3 2 5 2
2013-14 CSKA Moscow KHL 26 3 6 9 6
NHL Totals 13 2 4 6 0 10 0 2 2 0


QMJHL Second All-Star Team (2000)
George Parsons Trophy (Memorial Cup - Most Sportsmanlike Player) (2000, 2001)
QMJHL First All-Star Team (2001)
Canadian Major Junior Second All-Star Team (2001) Canadian Major Junior Sportsman of the Year (2001)
Traded to Val d'Or (QMJHL) by Halifax (QMJHL) with Jonathan Jolette to complete earlier transaction that sent Benoit Dusablon and Nick Greenough to Halifax (January 7, 2000), June 6, 2000.Signed as a free agent by Hamburg (Germany), July 7, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Rapperswil (Swiss), April 1, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Dusseldorf (Germany), May 29, 2007. Officially announced his retirement, August 17, 2014.
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