2003-04: Drafted by the Calgary Flames in the third round of the 2004 NHL Draft, 70th overall.
2004-05:Brandon Prust’s year started with a bang and the end wasn’t much different. In the summer before the season began the Flames selected Prust 70th overall in the NHL Draft, as a 20 year old. The season would end with Prust and the unstoppable London Knights hoisting the Memorial Cup, as CHL Champions. Brandon Prust would finish his OHL career with 111 total points in 177 games played.
2005-06: In 79 AHL games with the Omaha, Prust would record 26 points (12G, 14A). Prust would also become acquainted with the confines of an AHL penalty box, logging that year’s fifth highest total in minutes (294).
2006-07: The London, Ontario, product would spend the majority of the year in Omaha, playing in 63 games and tallying 27 points, a +5 rating, and 211 PIMS. During the season, Prust would be recalled by Calgary on two separate occasions. He would make his debut on November 11, 2006 against Detroit. Although he was unable to record a single point in his 10 NHL games, he did however drop the gloves on three occasions.
2007-08: In 70 games thus far with the Quad City Flames, the 6’ 195 lb left winger has 35 points (10G, 25A) and a boastful 219 PIMS.
Don't expect to see Prust's name atop NHL scoring races anytime in the near future, but his heart and soul, crash and bang game may garner a few name bars across the backs of the Flames faithful. Prust never takes a night off and will do anything for his team from going into corners to killing penalties to dropping the mitts.
Perhaps his greatest attribute is his ability to step up when needed, as evidenced by a remarkable playoff performance with London in 2004. It was that quality that truly separated him from the rest in the minds of Flames scouts.