Bryan Rust
Bryan Rust
Bryan Rust
Bryan Rust
26-Year-Old RW
2017–18 NHL Stats
2018–19 NHL Projections
G
13
A
25
PP Pts
4
+/-
11
PIM
26
G
A
PP Pts
+/-
PIM
2018–19 Fantasy Outlook
From top to bottom, the Penguins organization loves everything Rust brings to the table, which is why it rewarded him with a four-year, $14 million contract during the offseason. The hardworking winger's speed and tenacity continues to translate into opportunities playing a... read more
From top to bottom, the Penguins organization loves everything Rust brings to the table, which is why it rewarded him with a four-year, $14 million contract during the offseason. The hardworking winger's speed and tenacity continues to translate into opportunities playing alongside Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin at different times. It's the ability to work from the first line to the fourth that makes the Michigan native so valuable to the team. Last season, Rust set a career high with 38 points, and he should be capable of challenging for the 40-point threshold again this year.
SHOOTS: Right   HT: 5'11"   WT: 192 lbs.   DOB: 5/11/1992   Drafted: 3rd Rd, #80 Overall in 2010Show Contract
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Bryan Rust Contract Info:
Signed a four-year contract with the Penguins in June of 2018 worth $3.5 million annually.
Signs long-term deal
RWPittsburgh Penguins
June 26, 2018
Rust agreed to terms on a four-year, $14 million contract with Pittsburgh on Tuesday.
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Bryan Rust NHL Stats
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Bryan Rust 2017–18 NHL Game Log
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Bryan Rust 2017–18 Depth Chart Status
#3 Right Wing
PIT Right Wing Depth Chart
2017–18 Time On Ice Stats
  • Average Time On Ice:
    16:03
  • Average Power Play TOI:
    0:46
  • Average Short-Handed TOI:
    1:24
 
Ice Time
Power Play
Short-Handed
2015–16
12:30
0:18
0:16
2016–17
13:38
0:12
0:44
2017–18
16:03
0:46
1:24
RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
2018–19
2017–18
2016–17
  1. Bryan Rust 2018–19 Preseason Outlook
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  2. Bryan Rust 2017–18 Preseason Outlook
    A broken arm limited Rust to just 57 outings last season, yet he still fashioned 15 goals and 13 assists -- both career highs. The winger’s forechecking expertise coupled with his knack for heading into the dirty areas in order to control the puck makes him a perfect player to line up with offensive stalwarts Evgeni Malkin and Phil Kessel. There’s plenty of untapped potential here, but the manner in which coach Mike Sullivan divvies up the power-play minutes formerly occupied by Nick Bonino could go a long way toward determining whether you have “Rusty Gold” on your hands. Rust averaged a mere 12 seconds with the extra man last year, so keep expectations in check.
  3. Bryan Rust 2016–17 Preseason Outlook
    Rust is a bottom-six winger who provides energy and a few timely goals. The 24-year-old collected only four goals and 11 points in 41 regular-season tilts, but was nonetheless named the team’s rookie of the year. He capped his campaign with a big Stanley Cup run, potting six goals and nine points in 23 games, including the Game 7 winner against Tampa Bay in the Eastern Conference finals. It might be unwise to count on Rust’s offense – he’s never averaged a point per-game at any level – but he figures to see regular shifts on Pittsburgh’s third line in 2016-17.
Bryan Rust News Updates
Blanked in second round
RWPittsburgh Penguins
May 10, 2018
Rust failed to register a single point during Pittsburgh's second-round exit courtesy of Washington.
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Seals series-clinching game
RWPittsburgh Penguins
April 23, 2018
Rust found the back of the empty net to finalize the Pens' 8-5 win over the Flyers on Sunday.
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Lights lamp in Game 5
RWPittsburgh Penguins
April 21, 2018
Rust opened the scoring for the Penguins in Friday's eventual 4-2 loss to the Flyers.
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Shines in playoff opener
RWPittsburgh Penguins
April 12, 2018
Rust potted a goal to complement a plus-5 rating Wednesday, as the Penguins blasted the Flyers at home 7-0 in the playoff opener.
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