Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Alex Brooks
Alex Brooks was born August 21, 1976 in Madison, Wisconsin. Undrafted, the 61, 195lb defenseman is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin.

Following his four-year stint at the University of Wisconsin, Brooks crossed the Atlantic and joined the Finish Elite League's Jokerit in Helsinki. After a single year in Finland, the Wisconsin native signed with the New Jersey Devils and returned to North America. He spent four full seasons with the Devils' AHL affiliate and amassed a staggering 320 penalty minutes. In 2006-07, he served as the Lowell Devils captain and appeared in 19 games with the New Jersey Devils, making his NHL debut on October 16, 2006.

In the summer of 2007, Brooks became a free agent and his stint with the Devils organization came to an end when he signed with the St. Louis Blues on August 7.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1993-94 Madison Capitols USHL 13 3 11 14
1994-95 Madison West High School High-WI 24 13 28 41
1995-96 Green Bay Gamblers USHL 46 3 22 25
1996-97 University of Wisconsin WCHA
1997-98 University of Wisconsin WCHA 40 1 4 5 72
1998-99 University of Wisconsin WCHA 37 0 3 3 73
1999-00 University of Wisconsin WCHA 41 4 10 14 78
2000-01 University of Wisconsin WCHA 41 3 16 19 76
2001-02 Jokerit Helsinki Finland 53 1 3 4 109 12 0 0 0 11
2002-03 Albany River Rats AHL 66 0 7 7 56 -4
2003-04 Albany River Rats AHL 77 2 6 8 100 +1
2004-05 Albany River Rats AHL 63 0 6 6 83 -6
2005-06 Albany River Rats AHL 58 1 4 5 81 -6
2006-07 New Jersey Devils NHL 19 0 1 1 4 -1
2006-07 Lowell Devils AHL 21 0 2 2 6 -11
2007-08 Peoria Rivermen AHL 70 0 8 8 90 +5
2008-09 Chicago Wolves AHL 50 0 10 10 58 +8
2009-10 Jokerit Helsinki Finland 25 2 3 5 53 1 0 0 0 0
NHL Totals 19 0 1 1 4


Missed entire 1996-97 due to back injury in off-season training, August, 1996. Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, July 12, 2002. Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, August 9, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Jokerit Helsinki, November 14, 2009.
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