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Brendan Perlini

Born:April 27, 1996Draft:2014 Coyotes #12 Overall
Hometown:Guildford, GBRPosition:Left Wing/Center
Known For:Shoots:Left
National Team:Canada/England

Brendan Perlini (born April 27, 1996) is an English-born Canadian professional ice hockey left winger for the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Perlini was selected by the Arizona Coyotes in the first round (12th overall) of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. Born in the United Kingdom, where his father, Fred Perlini, played ice hockey, Perlini grew up there before moving to Canada with his family in 2007. He spent four seasons in the major junior Ontario Hockey League (OHL), and made his NHL debut with the Coyotes in 2016. He’s also played for the Chicago Blackhawks and Detroit Red Wings.

Internationally, Perlini played for the Canadian national junior team, and won a bronze medal at the 2014 World Under-18 Championship.

Brendan Perlini Detroit Red Wings
Brendan Perlini, seen here with the Detroit Red Wings (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

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Deeper Dive


  • AHL Rookie of the Month (November, 2016)
  • U18 WJC Bronze Medal (2014)
  • T1EHL 14U Champion (2011)
  • USA Hockey Nationals Tier I Champion (2011)
  • NOHA Minor Bantam AAA Finalists (2010)
  • EIHA Conference U11 All-Star (2007)