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What They're Saying About Bruneteau

Saturday, 06.23.2007 / 11:58 PM ET / Features
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What They\'re Saying About Bruneteau
Brett Bruneteau
Position: Center
Height: 5'10" Weight: 183 Shoots: Left
Born: Jan. 5, 1989 (San Francisco, CA)
Central Scouting Bureau

Omaha • USHL _5'10.5", 183 lbs. Center, shoots left _Born: January 5, 1989 in San Francisco _   Final Ranking: 122 • Mid-Term Ranking: 88 • North American Skater __Nicknames are Bruno and Bretsky… wears number 15 because his grandfather used to wear the number – his grandfather Eddy played for the Omaha Knights and the Detroit Red Wings and was the brother of Red Wing star Mud Bruneteau… says that his grandfather has had the most influence on his career – “he was a role model for me”…patterns his game after Calgary’s Jarome Iginla… his pre-game superstitions always include a simple prayer before he hits the ice… most memorable hockey game played: coming back from a five goal deficit in a 2006-07 regular season game… most memorable hockey game watched: seeing Mario Lemieux play in Tampa Bay and have two goals plus two assists… admires Lance Armstrong – “he has triumphed over adversity and had success through determination”… if he could invite any three people to dinner he would choose: Wayne Gretzky – “to know how he dealt with skeptics growing up”, Sidney Crosby – “to see what the NHL is like and how it is different from Juniors” and Gary Bettman – “to learn the direction and business side of the game”… favorites include: Detroit Red Wings (NHL team), Pavel Datsyuk (NHL player), “fake shot, deke backhand to forehand and shoot five hole” (shootout move), NHL 2007 (video game), Scrubs (TV show), Boondock Saints (movie), John Travolta (actor) and Lynyrd Skynyrd (group).

Red Line Report
Ranked 138th
"Not real big or fast, but has instinct at offensive end."

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