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Gilbert Jean Marco Brul is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre who currently plays for KHL Medveak Zagreb of the Kontinental Hockey League . Drafted out of the Western Hockey League , Brul played major junior with the Vancouver Giants for three seasons. After being named the WHL rookie of the year in 2004, Brul was selected as the WHL playoff MVP and led the Memorial Cup in scoring, as part of the Giants WHL championshipwinning season two years later. Selected sixth overall in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft, he began his NHL career with the Columbus Blue Jackets before being traded to the Edmonton Oilers prior to the 200809 season. After three seasons with the Oilers, he was placed on waivers, then acquired by the Coyotes for the 201112 season and playoffs. He then joined the ZSC Lions for the 201213 season. Brul was released by the Zurichbased team in October 2012. Internationally, Brul has represented Team Canada at the 2004 World U17 Hockey Challenge and 2004 U18 Junior World Cup,

Brul was born in Edmonton, Alberta, later moving to North Vancouver, British Columbia, during his childhood. He had a sister named Leah who died at the age ofas a result of complications from cerebral palsy. Brul was nine years old at the time of his sisters death and later had her name tattooed on his left wrist. Despite growing up in both Edmonton and Vancouver, Brul was a childhood fan of the Los Angeles Kings.

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