Sopel during his time with Metallurg Novokuznetsk in 2012
|Born||January 7, 1977
Calgary, AB, CAN
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||220 lb (100 kg; 15 st 10 lb)|
|Played for||Vancouver Canucks
New York Islanders
Los Angeles Kings
Salavat Yulaev Ufa
|NHL Draft||144th overall, 1995
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.
References[change | change source]
- "Former Blackhawks Defenseman Brent Sopel Announces Retirement". NBC Chicago. Retrieved 2015-5-14. Check date values in: