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Position
C
 
Jersey
8
Name  Gilbert Brule
Born  1/1/1987
Height  5-11
Weight  187
Shoots  R
6/25/2011 7:03:00 PM
Description: The health concerns of Gilbert Brule are holding up the trade that would send Ryan Smyth back to Edmonton. TSN
Insight: The trade could still get done, but it appears that the Oilers would need to revise the package that would be sent to LA in return. For now, Smyth remains a King. Brule's health also seems to be a major concern heading into the 2011-12 season.
 
6/2/2011 10:52:00 AM
Description: Gilbert Brule noticed U2 lead singer Bono and his assistant hitchhiking in West Vancouver and gave them a ride. Ottawa Citizen
Insight: Bono and his assistant had gone for a walk before it had started to rain. As a result of his kindness, Brule and his girlfriend were offered tickets and backstage passes to the U2 concert in Edmonton the following day. Quite an interesting experience that Brule will never forget.
 
11/19/2010 3:41:00 PM
Description: Gilbert Brule will be a healthy scratch for Friday's game against Phoenix. 630 CHED
Insight: Brule was a breakout candidate this season, but he has only three points and a (-9) in 17 games. He shouldn't be on fantasy rosters right now.
 
7/27/2010 6:37:00 PM
Description: The Edmonton Oilers have avoided arbitration with Gilbert Brule by re-signing him to a two-year contract worth $1.85 million per season. TSN
Insight: Brule enjoyed a career-best season in 2009-10, scoring 37 points (17g-20a) in 65 games. He should contribute to a young Oilers' team again this season, but where he fits in on the depth chart is not certain.