Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Brayden McNabb
Brayden McNabb was born on January 21, 1991in Davidson, Saskatchewan. The hulking defenceman made his debut for the Kootenay Ice of the Western Hockey League during the final stages of the 2006-07 season. He would spend the next three seasons with the club, putting up improved offensive numbers each year. He was chosen 66th overall by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.

McNabb would split time during his first professional season (2011-12) between the Buffalo Sabres and their AHL affiliate, the Rochester Americans. At the NHL level, he would appear in 25 games, recording a goal and adding seven assists. In the AHL, he registered five goals and 25 assists in 45 games.

On March 5, 2014, the Sabres traded McNabb, along with Jonathan Parker and two draft picks, to the Los Angeles Kings for Hudson Fasching and Nicolas Deslauriers.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
2006-07 Notre Dame Midget Hounds SMHL 41 5 13 18 72
2006-07 Kootenay Ice WHL 3 0 0 0 0 -1
2007-08 Kootenay Ice WHL 65 2 9 11 63 +12 10 0 1 1 10
2008-09 Kootenay Ice WHL 67 10 26 36 140 -4 4 0 5 5 2
2008-09 Canada WJ18-A 6 0 0 0 2 +4
2009-10 Kootenay Ice WHL 64 17 40 57 121 -5 6 0 4 4 18
2010-11 Kootenay Ice WHL 59 21 51 72 95 +25 19 3 24 27 37
2010-11 Kootenay Ice M-Cup 4 0 3 3 17
2011-12 Buffalo Sabres NHL 25 1 7 8 15 -1
2011-12 Rochester Americans AHL 45 5 25 30 31 +15 3 0 1 1 0
2012-13 Rochester Americans AHL 62 5 31 36 50 -1
2013-14 Buffalo Sabres NHL 12 0 0 0 6 +1
2013-14 Rochester Americans AHL 38 7 22 29 45 +9
2013-14 Manchester Monarchs AHL 14 3 4 7 18 +5 4 0 1 1 2
2014-15 Los Angeles Kings NHL 71 2 22 24 52 +11
2015-16 Los Angeles Kings NHL 81 2 12 14 92 +11 5 0 0 0 2
2016-17 Los Angeles Kings NHL 49 2 2 4 54 +1
NHL Totals 238 7 43 50 219 5 0 0 0 2


WHL East First All-Star Team (2010, 2011) Traded to Los Angeles by Buffalo with Jonathan Parker and Los Angeles' 2nd round pick (previously acquired, Los Angeles selected Alex Lintuniemi) in 2014 NHL Draft and Los Angeles' 2nd round pick (previously acquired, Los Angeles selected Erik Cernak) in 2015 NHL Draft for Nicolas Deslauriers and Hudson Fasching, March 5, 2014. Claimed by Vegas from Los Angeles in Expansion Draft, June 21, 2017.
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