Brent Sopel

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Brent Sopel
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Born January 7, 1977 (1977-01-07) (age 37)
Calgary, AB, CAN
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
KHL team
Former teams
Metallurg Novokuznetsk
Montreal Canadiens
Atlanta Thrashers
Chicago Blackhawks
Vancouver Canucks
Los Angeles Kings
New York Islanders
NHL Draft 144th overall, 1995
Vancouver Canucks
Playing career 1997–present

Brent Sopel (born January 7, 1977 in Calgary, Alberta) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player that currently signed to Metallurg Novokuznetsk of the Kontinental Hockey League as a Defenceman. Sopel previously played 15 seasons in the NHL; seven seasons with the Vancouver Canucks, one season with the New York Islanders, two seasons with the Los Angeles Kings, three seasons with the Chicago Blackhawks, one season with the Atlanta Thrashers and one season with the Montreal Canadiens. He signed a 2 year contract with Metallurg Novokuznetsk of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) on July 29, 2011.

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