Brent Sopel

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Brent Sopel
Brent Sopel 2012-11-21.jpeg
Sopel during his time with Metallurg Novokuznetsk in 2012
Born January 7, 1977 (1977-01-07) (age 38)
Calgary, AB, CAN
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight 215 lb (98 kg; 15 st 5 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
AHL team
Former teams
Chicago Wolves
Vancouver Canucks
New York Islanders
Los Angeles Kings
Chicago Blackhawks
Atlanta Thrashers
Montreal Canadiens
Metallurg Novokuznetsk
Salavat Yulaev Ufa
NHL Draft 144th overall, 1995
Vancouver Canucks
Playing career 1997–present

Brent Bernard Sopel (born January 7, 1977) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman. He currently plays for the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League (AHL). He has also played for the Vancouver Canucks, New York Islanders, Los Angeles Kings, Chicago Blackhawks, Atlanta Thrashers, and Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League (NHL). He has also played for Metallurg Novokuznetsk and Salavat Yulaev Ufa of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).

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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