Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Brad DeFauw
Brad Defauw was born November 11, 1977 in Edina, Minnesota. The second choice, 28th overall selection of the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft, Defauw is a graduate of the WCHAs North Dakota Fighting Sioux.

The hulking forward spent four seasons at UND winning an NCAA Championship during his freshman year in 1997 before making his professional debut in 2000-01 with the IHLs Cincinnati Cyclones registering 20 goals and 31 assists for 51 points. Following a successful rookie campaign with Cincinnati in the final year of operations of the IHL, Defauw went on to suit up for the AHLs Lowell Lock Monsters in 2001-02. Coming off a strong rookie season, Defauw returned to Lowell in 2002-03 and impressed the Carolina brass enough with his consistent play to warrant a call-up to the parent club.

In his first stint with the Hurricanes, Defauw saw action in nine games and managed to score three goals.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1995-96 Apple Valley High-MN 28 21 34 55 14
1996-97 University of North Dakota WCHA 37 7 6 13 39
1997-98 University of North Dakota WCHA 36 9 11 20 34
1998-99 University of North Dakota WCHA 34 11 12 23 64
1999-00 University of North Dakota WCHA 43 13 9 22 52
2000-01 Cincinnati Cyclones IHL 82 20 31 51 39 +6 4 2 0 2 8
2001-02 Lowell Lock Monsters AHL 63 17 21 38 29 -1 5 2 1 3 6
2002-03 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 9 3 0 3 2 -2
2002-03 Lowell Lock Monsters AHL 61 11 12 23 48 -30
2002-03 United States WC-A 6 1 1 2 4 +2
2003-04 Lowell Lock Monsters AHL 30 4 3 7 6 -8
2004-05 Vaxjo Lakers HC Sweden-2 41 12 19 31 36 2 0 0 0 2
2005-06 EV Zug Swiss 2 0 1 1 0
2005-06 EHC Visp Swiss-2 18 7 10 17 30
2005-06 Valerengen IF Oslo Norway 13 7 6 13 22 15 5 9 14 22
2006-07 IF Bjorkloven Umea Sweden-2 36 14 6 20 22 5 2 3 5 14
2007-08 Nordsjaelland Cobras Horsholm Denmark 39 16 11 27 40 5 1 2 3 22
NHL Totals 9 3 0 3 2


Missed majority of 2003-04 due to elbow injury vs. Los Angeles, March 15, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Vaxjo (Sweden-2) August 2, 2004. Signed as a free agent by ECH Visp (Swiss-2), April 20, 2005.
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