Brent Sopel

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Brent Sopel
Brent Sopel 2012-11-21.jpeg
Sopel while playing for Metallurg Novokuznetsk
Born (1977-01-07) January 7, 1977 (age 44)
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 220 lb (100 kg; 15 st 10 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Right
Played for 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 1997–2015

Brent Bernard Sopel (born January 7, 1977) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey defenceman. He played a parts of 15 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL). He played for the Vancouver Canucks, New York Islanders, Los Angeles Kings, Chicago Blackhawks, Atlanta Thrashers, and the Montreal Canadiens. He also played in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) for parts of 4 seasons with Metallurg Novokuznetsk and Salavat Yulaev Ufa.

He signed a 2-year contract with Metallurg Novokuznetsk of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) on July 29, 2011.

On February 27, 2015, Sopel retired from playing professional ice hockey.[1]

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  1. "Former Blackhawks Defenseman Brent Sopel Announces Retirement". NBC Chicago. Retrieved 2015-5-14. Check date values in: |access-date= (help)

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