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Andrew Brunette

Born:Aug. 24, 1973Draft:1993 Capitals #174 Overall
Hometown:Sudbury, ON, CANPosition:LW
Known For:Shoots:Left
National Team:CanadaCurrent Team:

Andrew D. Brunette (born August 24, 1973) is a Canadian professional ice hockey coach and former player. He recently was interim head coach of the Florida Panthers in the National Hockey League (NHL). As a player, Brunette played over 1,100 career games in the NHL with the Washington CapitalsNashville Predators, Atlanta Thrashers, Minnesota WildColorado Avalanche, and Chicago Blackhawks. He previously served as an assistant coach of the NHL’s Minnesota Wild and was also the Wild’s assistant general manager.

Andrew Brunette Florida Panthers
Andrew Brunette, Florida Panthers head coach (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

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  • CHL Second All-Star Team 1992-1993
  • OHL Most Assists (100) 1992-1993
  • OHL Most Goals (62) 1992-1993
  • OHL Most Points (Eddie Powers Trophy) (162) 1992-1993
  • AHL Calder Cup Champion 1993-1994
  • AHL Second All-Star Team 1994-1995
  • AHL All-Star Game 1996-1997
  • AHL Player of the Week (Oct. 13) 1996-1997
  • ECHL Alumnus of the Month (November) 2001-2002
  • ECHL Alumnus of the Month (October) 2002-2003
  • ECHL Alumnus of the Month (November) 2005-2006
  • ECHL Alumnus of the Month (April) 2005-2006
  • ECHL Alumnus of the Month (December) 2006-2007
  • ECHL Alumnus of the Month (April) 2007-2008