Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Braydon Coburn
Braydon Coburn was born February 27, 1985 in Calgary, Alberta. The first round, eighth overall selection of the Atlanta Thrashers in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft, Coburn is a graduate of the WHL's Portland Winter Hawks.

A towering defenseman, Coburn played four full seasons in the WHL with Portland tallying 131 points (29-102-131). The 2003-04 winner of the WHL's Humanitarian Award, Coburn was also the WHL's Rookie of the Year in 2001-02 and a member of Canada's gold medal World Junior team in 2005.

In the spring of 2005, Coburn joined the AHL's Chicago Wolves for its run to the Calder Cup final against the eventual Cup champions from Philadelphia before making his NHL debut with Atlanta during the 2005-06 season. Despite making his NHL debut with the Thrashers, Coburn spent the majority of the season with the Chicago of the AHL.

In the 2006-07 season, Coburn appeared in 29 games with the Thrashers before being dealt to the Philadelphia Flyers for Alexei Zhitnik.

Coburn played nine seasons with the Flyers, including a run to the 2010 Stanley Cup Final where the Flyers lost to the Chicago Blackhawks in six games. At the 2014 trade deadline and the Flyers on the outside of the playoff picture, Coburn was traded to the Tampa Bay Lightning for Radko Gudas and a first and third round draft pick.

On the international stage, Coburn has represented Canada seven times. This includes a Gold (2005) and a Silver (2004) Medal at the World Junior Championships. He also has appeared in two World Championships (2009, 2014), where he won a Silver Medal in 2009.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
2000-01 Notre Dame Midget Hounds SMHL 32 3 19 22 70
2000-01 Portland Winter Hawks WHL 2 0 1 1 0 0 14 0 4 4 2
2000-01 Team Western U-17 6 0 0 0 2
2001-02 Portland Winter Hawks WHL 68 4 33 37 100 +3 7 1 1 2 9
2001-02 Team Western U-17 5 0 7 7 0
2001-02 Canada 8-Nations 5 1 2 3 4
2002-03 Portland Winter Hawks WHL 53 3 16 19 147 -15 7 0 1 1 8
2002-03 Canada WJ18-A 7 0 0 0 12 +4
2003-04 Portland Winter Hawks WHL 55 10 20 30 92 -19 5 0 1 1 10
2003-04 Canada WJC-A 6 2 1 3 2 +5
2004-05 Portland Winter Hawks WHL 60 12 32 44 144 +9 7 1 5 6 6
2004-05 Canada WJC-A 6 0 2 2 8 +8
2004-05 Chicago Wolves AHL 3 0 1 1 5 -1 18 0 1 1 36
2005-06 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 9 0 1 1 4 -2
2005-06 Chicago Wolves AHL 73 6 20 26 134 +12
2006-07 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 29 0 4 4 30 +1
2006-07 Chicago Wolves AHL 15 1 10 11 36 +3
2006-07 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 20 3 4 7 16 -2
2007-08 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 78 9 27 36 74 +17 14 0 6 6 14
2008-09 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 80 7 21 28 97 +7 6 0 3 3 7
2008-09 Canada WC-A 5 0 1 1 4 0
2009-10 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 81 5 14 19 54 -6 23 1 3 4 22
2010-11 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 82 2 14 16 53 +15 11 1 2 3 6
2011-12 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 81 4 20 24 56 +10 11 0 4 4 8
2012-13 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 33 1 4 5 41 -10
2013-14 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 82 5 12 17 63 -6 7 0 3 3 4
2013-14 Canada WC-A 7 0 0 0 8 -2
2014-15 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 39 1 8 9 16 -1
2014-15 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 4 0 2 2 9 +3 26 1 3 4 21
NHL Totals 618 37 131 168 513 98 3 24 27 82


WHL Rookie of the Year (2002) WHL West First All-Star Team (2004, 2005) Canadian Major Junior Second All-Star Team (2005) Traded to Philadelphia by Atlanta for Alexei Zhitnik, February 24, 2007. Traded to Tampa Bay by Philadelphia for Radko Gudas and Tampa Bay's 1st (later traded to Columbus - Columbus selected Gabriel Carlsson) and 3rd (Matej Tomek) round choices in 2015 Entry Draft, March 2, 2015.
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