2007-08: Appeared in his 11th NHL season, his eighth with Vancouver…was limited to 39 games due to knee and wrist injuries…suffered a torn ACL in his right knee following a collision with former Duck Ruslan Salei, Mar. 26 @ COL…missed the remainder of the regular season, undergoing right knee surgery on Apr. 7…had five multiple-point games, including three multi-assist contests…scored a season-high 1-2=3 points, including the GWG in a 4-3 victory on Mar. 15 @ DAL…ended his league-leading consecutive games played streak at 542 games due to a wrist injury, Dec. 12 @ LA…missed 38 games from Dec. 12-Mar. 8 due to the injury…notched the GWG and one assist in a 3-2 win, Dec. 5 @ CHI…scored his first of three GWG in 2007-08 in a 2-0 victory, Nov. 25 vs. CHI…tallied his second goal in as many games while recording a season-high 19:42 TOI in a 3-2 win, Nov. 8 @ CGY…earned his 300th career assist, Oct. 6 @ CGY.
CAREER: Signed a one-year free agent contract with Anaheim, July 8, 2008…2006-07: Competed in his ninth NHL season, his seventh with Vancouver…collected 1-3=4 points in 12 playoff games…scored one goal in Game 4 of the CSF, May 1 vs. ANA…notched his third assist of the postseason in Game 2 of the CSF, Apr. 29 vs. ANA…had 0-2=2 points in the seven-game CQF series against DAL…played in his sixth consecutive 82-game season with Vancouver…pushed his consecutive games played streak to 512, the longest active streak at the end of the 2006-07 regular season…surpassed Patrik Sundstrom (342) to become the third-highest scoring center in Canucks history with 367 points…scored his 20th goal for his fourth career 20-goal season, Mar. 31 vs. CGY…earned his 25th assist and logged his 500th consecutive game, Mar. 13 vs. MIN…set a franchise record after playing his 483rd consecutive game, Feb. 22 @ LA…played in his 600th career game, Jan. 18 @ OTT…earned his 400th NHL career point with an assist, Oct. 13 vs. SJ…2005-06: Played in his fifth straight 82-game season with Vancouver, extending his consecutive games played streak to 430 games, then the second-longest active streak in the NHL…led all Canucks forwards in TOI (19:30) and takeaways (58), and ranked second on the team in GWG (5)…had a goal and assist in his 400th consecutive NHL game, Jan. 16 @ PIT…tied his season high with points in five straight games (1-8=9) from Dec. 15-23, including a career-best four assists on Dec. 23 vs. CGY (0-4=4)…recorded a season-high five-game point streak (0-5=5), Nov. 16-24…2004-05: Played in 45 games with Linkopings in the Swedish Elite League…2003-04: Appeared in seven CQF games vs. CGY, scoring 2-3=5 points…finished the regular season tied for second in team scoring with 22-38=60 points…played all 82 games for the fourth consecutive season…concluded the regular season on a five-game point streak (2-6=8), Mar. 27-Apr. 3…recorded his 20th goal of the season on Mar. 21 vs. CBJ, marking the third straight season reaching the 20-goal mark…notched his 17th assist of the season in his 300th consecutive game, Dec. 22 vs. LA…scored his first career hat trick and his 100th NHL goal, Nov. 29 at CGY…posted a career-high nine-game point streak (5-6=11), Oct. 18-Nov. 5…appeared in his 400th career NHL game, Oct. 31 @ PHX…2002-03: Set playoff career highs in every offensive category, including goals (4), assists (7), points (11) and games (14)…extended his consecutive games played streak to 266 games, which marked the fifth-longest active streak at the end of the regular season…established regular season career highs in goals (25), assists (46) and points (71)…posted a season-best four-game goal streak from Feb. 20-25, including back-to-back four-point games on Feb. 23 vs. CBJ (1-3=4) and Feb. 25 vs. ATL (2-2=4)…was named NHL Player of the Week for Feb. 17-23…scored 1-7=8 points during a six-game point streak, Dec. 23-Jan. 2…had points in a season-high seven consecutive games (4-8=12) from Nov. 9-25, including five straight two-point contests (4-6=10) from Nov. 12-22…2001-02: Scored 0-2=2 points in six playoff games, his fourth trip to the postseason…appeared in all 82 regular season games for the second consecutive year…established a career high with a +18 rating…registered a seven-game point streak, collecting 3-8=11 points from Mar. 10-21…2000-01: Appeared in the playoffs as a Canuck for the first time, scoring 1-2=3 points in four games…played all 82 games for the first time in his NHL career…posted the first two-goal game of his career and added one assist, Feb. 17 @ EDM…recorded a career-high 0-4=4 points, Dec. 16 vs. CBJ…1999-00: Was acquired by Vancouver with Denis Pederson from New Jersey in exchange for Alexander Moginly, Mar. 14, 2000…recorded 1-1=2 points in his Vancouver debut, Mar. 16 vs. BUF…1998-99: Scored 0-2=2 points in seven playoff games with the Devils…finished second among NHL rookies with 33 assists and 46 points, and tied for sixth with 13 goals in the regular season…posted a then career-high three assists in the Devils’ Apr. 17 season finale @ NSH...1997-98: Made his NHL debut with New Jersey on Dec. 4 @ PIT and became sixth Devil to record a goal in his first NHL appearance…collected an assist in his first three career NHL Playoff games…during the regular season, had a season-high six-game point streak with the Devils (4-4=8), Apr. 3-15…was named to the AHL All-Rookie Team…scored all five goals in a 5-2 decision over Hartford on Apr. 1, one short of the AHL record…Miscellaneous: Won a gold medal with Team Canada at the 2004 World Hockey Championships...was the recipient of the 1997 Hobey Baker Award as the top US collegiate hockey player after leading the CCHA with 31=57=88 points in 43 games with Michigan…was a three-time Hobey Baker award finalist, the CCHA Player of the Year in each of his last two collegiate seasons and a three-time member of the CCHA First All-Star team.
PERSONAL: Brendan and his wife Erin have four children: son Brayden (6), daughters Makenna (4), Kailyn (3) and Taylor, who was born in August…the family resides in Newport Beach during the season and Coquitlam, British Columbia during the offseason…is an avid fisherman, bringing his catches home for grilling, with salmon being his specialty…also loves to cook big pancake breakfasts for the kids…supports Burn Camp in Squamish, British Columbia, a week-long camp for young burn survivors…enjoys watching the Discovery Channel…also loves the “Amazing Race” and thinks competing on the show would be a great challenge…cites Metallica as the best band he’s seen live…also enjoys Nickelback, Dave Matthews Band and the Tragically Hip…recently vacationed in Tahiti, visiting the isles of Bora Bora and Moorea, enjoying activities such as snorkeling and an outrigger canoe dinner on a private island…likes playing Nintendo Wii with the kids…their favorite game is Track and Field and admits that his six-year-old son beats him on most days.