Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Justin Braun
Justin Braun was born on February 10, 1987 in Vadnais Heights, Minnesota and selected in the seventh round of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft by the San Jose Sharks.

Following for years playing collegiate hockey at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Braun made his professional debut for San Jose's AHL affiliate, the Worcester Sharks during the 2009-10 season. Braun made his NHL debut on November 26, 2010 in a game against the Vancouver Canucks. He would go on to appear in 28 games for the Sharks during the 2010-11 season, recording two goals and adding nine assists.

Braun establish himself as a mainstay on the Sharks blueline. In 2013-14, he appeared in all 82 games, recording a career-high 23 points, a total he matched the following season.

In 2016, Braun would appear in each of the Sharks 24 post-season contests, helping the San Jose reach the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in franchise history.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
2004-05 White Bear Lake High-MN
2004-05 Green Bay Gamblers USHL 10 0 0 0 2 -8
2005-06 Green Bay Gamblers USHL 59 2 11 13 69 +5 3 0 0 0 2
2006-07 U. of Massachusetts H-East 39 4 10 14 20 +4
2007-08 U. of Massachusetts H-East 36 4 16 20 20 -3
2008-09 U. of Massachusetts H-East 39 7 16 23 50 +7
2009-10 U. of Massachusetts H-East 36 8 23 31 30 +3
2009-10 Worcester Sharks AHL 3 0 3 3 0 +7 11 0 3 3 4
2010-11 San Jose Sharks NHL 28 2 9 11 2 -1 1 0 0 0 0
2010-11 Worcester Sharks AHL 34 5 18 23 8 +1
2011-12 San Jose Sharks NHL 66 2 9 11 23 -2 5 0 0 0 15
2011-12 United States WC-A 8 0 0 0 2 -4
2011-12 Worcester Sharks AHL 6 0 3 3 0 +4
2012-13 Tappara Tampere Finland 6 0 3 3 2
2012-13 San Jose Sharks NHL 41 0 7 7 6 -5 11 0 1 1 0
2013-14 San Jose Sharks NHL 82 4 13 17 20 +19 7 1 1 2 7
2014-15 San Jose Sharks NHL 70 1 22 23 48 +8
2015-16 San Jose Sharks NHL 80 4 19 23 36 +11 24 2 5 7 6
2016-17 San Jose Sharks NHL 81 4 9 13 28 +1 6 0 1 1 0
NHL Totals 448 17 88 105 163 54 3 8 11 28


Hockey East All-Rookie Team (2007) Hockey East Second All-Star Team (2009) Hockey East First All-Star Team (2010) NCAA East Second All-American Team (2010) Signed as a free agent by Tappara Tampere (Finland), November 23, 2012.
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