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Bryan Rust
Bryan Rust
Right Wing  - PIT
(RUHST, BRIGH-uhn)
Number: 17
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 192
Shoots: Right
Born: May 11, 1992  (Age 24)
Birthplace: Pontiac, MI, United States
Drafted: PIT / 2010 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 3rd (80th overall) PROSPECT BIO
Pittsburgh was 28-10-3 with Rust in the lineup this season. Scored both PIT goals in 2-1 Game 7 ECF win over TB. 1st Pens rookie with 5 playoff goals since Michel Briere had 5 in 1970. 4 of Rust's 5 playoff goals have come in series-clinching wins. Ranks 3rd among NHL rookies with 8 points (5G-3A). Scored breakaway goal with 2:08 remaining in Game 6 at TB to give Pens 4-2 lead. Set up Sidney Crosby's 1st OT playoff goal 40 seconds into overtime in Game 2 vs. TB. Tallied 1st playoff goal and assist for 3 points (2G-1A) in series-clinching Game 5 win over NYR. Made NHL playoff debut in Game 2 vs. NYR. Penguins' rookie of the year. Signed to 2-year extension on March 14 that runs through end of 2017-18. Had 1st NHL multi-point game March 6 at NJ with goal & 2 assists. Scored his 1st NHL goal vs. TBL's Evgeni Nabokov on Dec. 15, 2014. Has 33 points (16G-17A) in 63 career AHL regular-season games. NHL Playoffs Career Info: HIGHS: G: 2 A: 1 P: 3 PPG: 0 SHG: 0

 
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