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Justin Braun

27-Year-Old Defenseman – San Jose Sharks

2014-15 NHL Stats

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2014-15 NHL Projections

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2014-15 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

In his fourth NHL season, Braun hit career-high numbers in goals (four), assists (13), plus/minus (plus-19) and shots (121). And it may be time to revise expectations for Braun up a tiny bit. Just bear in mind that he's a bit of a stay-at-home guy who gets limited power play...

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SHOOTS: Right   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 205   DOB: 2/10/1987   BORN: Minneapolis, Minnesota   DRAFTED: 7th Rd, #201 Overall in 2007   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a five-year, $19 million extension with the Sharks in September 2014, which runs through the end of the 2019-2020 season.

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Braun scored his first goal of the season and added an assist in Saturday's win over Calgary.

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Justin Braun NHL Stats
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  Overall Power Play Defense
Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2010-11 23 NHL SJ 28 2 9 11 -1 2 44 4.5 0 0 16:30 2 0 2 1:04 27 21
2011-12 24 NHL SJ 66 2 9 11 -2 23 113 1.8 0 0 16:33 1 2 3 1:09 46 66
2012-13 25 NHL SJ 41 0 7 7 -5 6 48 0.0 0 0 18:48 0 1 1 1:22 53 51
2013-14 26 NHL SJ 82 4 13 17 19 20 121 3.3 1 0 20:59 1 0 1 1:06 77 146
2014-15 27 NHL SJ 34 1 12 13 7 32 40 2.5 0 0 21:24 0 1 1 0:31 43 59
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Time On Ice Stats

21:24

Average Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Justin Braun was on the ice for 21:24.

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Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Justin Braun was on the ice for 0:31 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2012-13 18:48 1:22
2013-14 20:59 1:06
2014-15 21:24 0:31

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Justin Braun 2014-15 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Dec 20 STL 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 23:16 0:00
Dec 18 EDM 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 2 20:37 0:00
Dec 13 NSH 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 4 19:10 0:00
Dec 11 MIN 0 1 1 -1 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 3 22:39 2:18
Dec 9 EDM 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 22:18 0:00
Dec 7 at EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 21:59 0:29
Dec 6 at CGY 1 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 3 33.3 0 2 21:50 0:13
Dec 4 BOS 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 17:27 0:00
Dec 2 PHI 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 4 1 24:28 0:00
Nov 29 ANH 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 19:38 0:35
Nov 26 CGY 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 2 20:07 0:00
Nov 22 ARI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 4 3 22:59 1:21
Nov 20 FLA 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 5 21:55 0:00
Nov 18 at BUF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 18:52 0:00
Nov 16 at CAR 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 6 2 21:09 0:00
Nov 15 at CLS 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 0 21:57 0:00
Nov 13 at TB 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 4 21:38 0:12
Nov 11 at FLA 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 1 20:43 0:00
Nov 9 at CHI 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 2 20:55 0:00
Nov 8 at DAL 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 5 20:40 0:09
Nov 6 VAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 21:29 0:37
Nov 1 NYI 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 21:40 0:00
Oct 30 at MIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 0 25:52 1:02
Oct 28 at COL 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 1 23:32 0:37
Oct 26 at ANH 0 0 0 1 14 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 5 20:06 0:48
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Oct 25 BUF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 3 21:58 0:42
Oct 23 CLS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 3 21:56 1:44
Oct 21 at BOS 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 19:21 0:00
Oct 19 at NYR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 1 19:46 1:24
Oct 18 at NJ 0 1 1 -1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 22:41 1:32
Oct 16 at NYI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 2 25:12 0:00
Oct 14 at WAS 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 2 21:33 0:00
Oct 11 WPG 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 18:38 2:44
Oct 8 at LA 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 19:34 0:50

Justin Braun: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Braun picked up 14 PIM and blocked five shots in Sunday's win over Anaheim.

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Braun had an assist, a plus-1 rating, and a shot in the Sharks loss to the Bruins on Tuesday.

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Braun, who set career bests with 17 points, four goals, and 13 assists last season, has inked a five-year, $19 million extension with the Sharks, which will begin in the 2015-16 season.

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Braun registered a goal his first career postseason goal through 24 games and an assist in the seven-game series against the Kings.

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Braun had an assist in a Game 6 loss to Los Angeles on Monday.

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Braun netted his first career postseason goal, a game-winner, and went plus-3 in Sunday's Game 2 win over the Kings.

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Braun had five hits and four blocked shots through 18:09 of ice time in Wednesday's loss to the Ducks.

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Braun laid down in front of five shots in Saturday's OT loss to the Capitals.

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Braun had a goal, a plus-1 rating, four shots, three hits, and two blocked shots in Thursday's win over the Penguins.

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Braun leads the Sharks in blocks with 109 entering the Olympic break.

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Braun took three shots and laid down in front of six in Friday's shootout win over Phoenix.

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Braun picked up a pair of assists in Tuesday's win over St. Louis.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014-15

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2013-14

Braun isn't going to put up big fantasy numbers, but he's become a solid stay-at-home defenseman for San Jose. Last season, he finished with 53 hits and 51 blocked shots in 41 games -- that's the best clip in both categories Braun has had over his three seasons in San Jose. His growing role on the San Jose blue line can be seen in his playing time as well. He averaged 18:48 last season, which is up 2:15 from the season before. Unfortunately, he won't help you with points, as he tallied only seven assists last season. That's just not his role. His value in fantasy is, at best, dependent on your league format and depth. And if that's not enough to scare you off him (we sure have tried, though), Braun had surgery on an injured hand during the offseason, though hes projected to be available for the season opener.

2012-13

Braun could be the odd-man out on the Sharks' blue line now that Brad Stuart is in town. It's not that he doesn't have talent; there's only so many minutes to go around. Braun has a great shot and moves the puck with ease. And his defensive game has improved immensely. But, with a top five of Dan Boyle, Brent Burns, Stuart, Marc-Edouard Vlasic and Douglas Murray, the remaining ice time will be thin at best. Braun will need to unseat Jason Demers for that sixth spot and that spot could end up being a revolving door all season long. But, if Braun does earn it out of camp, watch for the Sharks to give him a shot on the second power-play unit. His value would be much higher on another squad.

2011-12

Braun made the jump to the NHL for 28 games in 2010-11. Following his callup from AHL Worcester last November, the American defender responded with seven points in his first 10 games, though he did slow down and finish with just four more the rest of the way. In all, he had 23 points (5 G, 18 A) in the minors and two goals and nine assists in the abbreviated NHL campaign. With more experience, the smooth-skating Braun should become a nice fantasy option for poolies involved in deep leagues as he possesses the offensive flair that is not always seen from a defenseman.

2010-11

Braun is an esteemed prospect of the Sharks, one who could be ready to turn another page in his development track by going pro in 2010-11. This 23-year-old defenseman is best known for his job well done defending for the University of Massachusetts-Amherst in four seasons. At UMass-Amherst, he earned several distinctions including the Defensive Player of the Year award as a Senior. He's a fluid skater with a penchant for scoring, but Team Teal should let him polish his game with Worcester (AHL) in the coming season.