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Top Brad Hunt News

  • Avalanche's Brad Hunt: Hits waivers

    Hunt was waived by the Avalanche on Thursday, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

    In the highly likely event Hunt goes unclaimed, look for him to be assigned to AHL Colorado. The 34-year-old blueliner tallied 17 points through 50 games with the Canucks last season.

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  • Avalanche's Brad Hunt: Joins on two-way deal

    Hunt penned a two-year, two-way contract with Colorado on Friday, Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com reports.

    Hunt played in 50 contests for the Canucks last year in which he garnered three goals and 14 helpers. While the veteran blueliner hasn't logged a minor-league game since 2016-17, the fact that he is on a two-way deal could be an indication the organization expects to move him between levels.

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  • Canucks' Brad Hunt: Gathers assist Friday

    Hunt notched an assist and went plus-2 in Friday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Oilers.

    Hunt ended the season on a high note, snapping a four-game point drought with his helper. The 33-year-old blueliner emerged as a lineup regular for the Canucks under head coach Bruce Boudreau. Hunt finished with 17 points, 67 shots on net, 48 blocked shots and a minus-3 rating in 50 appearances.

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  • Canucks' Brad Hunt: Helpers in three straight games

    Hunt notched an assist in Tuesday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Senators.

    Hunt picked up his third assist in as many games when he set up a Brock Boeser tally in the first period. This is the second time this year Hunt's gotten on the scoresheet in three straight outings -- he also had a four-game streak from Feb. 28 to March 9. The 33-year-old defenseman is at 16 points, 63 shots on net, 47 blocked shots and a minus-4 rating through 45 contests.

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  • Canucks' Brad Hunt: Puts up assist

    Hunt notched an assist, four shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Monday's 6-2 win over the Stars.

    Hunt has earned assists in each of the last two contests. He helped out on a Jason Dickinson goal in the second period Monday. Hunt has carved out a regular role on the Canucks' third pairing, logging 15 points, 63 shots on net, 47 blocked shots and a minus-5 rating through 44 outings overall.

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  • Canucks' Brad Hunt: Snaps five-game skid

    Hunt notched a power-play assist, four blocked shots and two shots on goal in Thursday's 7-1 win over the Coyotes.

    Hunt set up Sheldon Dries' tally with a minute left in the first period. The assist ended Hunt's five-game point drought. The 33-year-old blueliner remains limited to a bottom-four role, and he's picked up 14 points, 59 shots on net, 46 blocked shots and a minus-7 rating in 43 outings.

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  • Canucks' Brad Hunt: Nets lone goal in loss

    Hunt scored Vancouver's only goal during Monday's 4-1 loss to the Blues.

    Hunt finished the contest with a goal, two PIM, three shots, one block, and a minus-1 rating. He has three goals and 13 points through 37 games this season.

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  • Canucks' Brad Hunt: Provides helper Saturday

    Hunt notched an assist and blocked three shots in Saturday's 5-2 loss to the Flames.

    Hunt continues to chip in steady offense from the blue line with two goals and four helpers in his last nine outings. The 33-year-old had a hand in Matthew Highmore's third-period tally Saturday. Hunt's up to 12 points, 41 shots, 37 blocked shots and a minus-2 rating while playing mainly on the third pairing through 32 contests.

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  • Canucks' Brad Hunt: Opens scoring in win

    Hunt scored a goal in Tuesday's 6-3 win over the Devils.

    Hunt opened the scoring at 3:34 of the first period, and the Canucks never trailed in the game. The 33-year-old has looked more comfortable in March with two goals and two assists in his last six games. He's seen third-pairing minutes this season, logging 11 points, 39 shots on net, 30 blocked shots and a minus-1 rating through 30 appearances.

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  • Canucks' Brad Hunt: On four-game point streak

    Hunt notched an assist, two shots on goal and two blocked shots in Wednesday's 5-3 win over the Canadiens.

    Hunt set up defense partner Travis Hamonic's first-period tally. This extended Hunt's point streak to four games (one goal, three assists). The Canucks have gotten solid offense from an unlikely source in the third pairing. Hunt's up to 10 points, 35 shots on net, 30 blocked shots and a minus-1 rating through 27 appearances.

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  • Canucks' Brad Hunt: Produces assist Monday

    Hunt notched an assist and three shots on goal in Monday's 7-2 loss to the Devils.

    Hunt ended his four-game point drought with a helper on Tanner Pearson's second-period goal. With Kyle Burroughs (upper body) and Tucker Poolman (illness) both still sidelined, Hunt has become a regular in the lineup. The 33-year-old defenseman has seven helpers, 30 shots on net, 26 blocked shots and a minus-4 rating through 24 contests.

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  • Canucks' Brad Hunt: Generates helper in loss

    Hunt posted an assist and two shots on goal in Wednesday's 6-3 loss to the Islanders.

    Hunt set up Luke Schenn's second-period tally, though the Canucks' comeback push ended there. The helper ended a four-game point drought for Hunt, who has played in seven straight games. The 33-year-old defenseman is at six assists, 24 shots on net, 19 blocked shots and a minus-7 rating through 19 contests overall. He'll likely cede his spot in the lineup once Quinn Hughes (COVID-19 protocols) can return.

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  • Canucks' Brad Hunt: Puts up assist

    Hunt logged an assist and went plus-2 in Thursday's 5-1 win over the Jets.

    Hunt helped out on Elias Pettersson's third-period tally, which ended the scoring. The 33-year-old Hunt had gone four games without a point since his two-assist game versus the Panthers on Jan. 11. The defenseman could see a more regular role in the lineup going forward if Tucker Poolman (undisclosed) is forced to miss time.

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  • Canucks' Brad Hunt: Two helpers in Tuesday's loss

    Hunt picked up two assists in Tuesday's 5-2 loss to the Panthers.

    The veteran blueliner now has three points (all helpers) in the first two games of the new year. Hunt is seeing occasional power-play time for the Canucks, but for the most part he's been a depth piece, suiting up for only nine games on the season and contributing four assists, 15 shots on net and a minus-8 rating.

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  • Canucks' Brad Hunt: Registers power-play assist

    Hunt notched a power-play assist and blocked two shots in Saturday's 5-2 win over the Kraken.

    Hunt set up Nils Hoglander's first-period tally. Playing time remains sporadic for Hunt -- he was in the lineup Saturday as the Canucks deployed seven defensemen with Jason Dickinson being a late entry into the COVID-19 protocols. Hunt is up to two assists, 13 shots on net and a minus-7 rating in eight outings. Given his inconsistent role, the 33-year-old doesn't need to be considered in most fantasy formats.

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  • Canucks' Brad Hunt: Returns to practice

    Per The Athletic's Harman Dayal, Hunt returned to practice Tuesday, indicating he's cleared the NHL's COVID-19 protocols.

    Hunt should return to the lineup Wednesday against Anaheim after missing two contests due to the league's virus protocols. The 33-year-old defender has picked up one helper through six games this campaign.

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  • Canucks' Brad Hunt: Enters virus protocols

    Hunt was placed on the NHL's COVID-19 protocols list Tuesday.

    Hunt is the fourth Canuck to enter the virus protocols in recent days. With the Canucks traveling to San Jose for a game Thursday, Hunt is unlikely to be back before Saturday if he returns negative tests -- if he's confirmed positive, his absence will be at least 10 days.

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  • Canucks' Brad Hunt: Draws first assist of campaign

    Hunt notched an assist and three shots on goal in Saturday's 7-4 loss to the Golden Knights.

    Hunt made just his third appearance of the season with Tucker Poolman suspended for two games. The 33-year-old Hunt hasn't done a lot with his time in the lineup, adding just eight shots on net, two hits and a minus-4 rating in limited minutes. Jack Rathbone should push Hunt for playing time in the short term, though neither blueliner makes enough of an impact to be rostered in fantasy.

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  • Canucks' Brad Hunt: Lands one-year deal with Vancouver

    Hunt inked a one-year, $800,000 contract with the Canucks on Wednesday.

    A well-traveled blueliner, Hunt returns north of the border to Canada for the first time since he left Edmonton following the 2015-16 season. The veteran defenseman has posted lackluster campaigns in each of the last two seasons and hasn't really been a huge fantasy factor during his tenure in the NHL save a couple of seasons. He should have some role on the back end for Vancouver in 2021-22 but it's unlikely we'll see a resurgence from him from a fantasy standpoint.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 5-9, 177 lbs
Birthplace: Maple Ridge, BC
Age: 34
Experience: 9
Shoots: Left