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Abbotsford, BC - The Abbotsford Heat announced today the signing of veteran goaltender Barry Brust to a one year American Hockey League ("AHL") contract.

Brust, a native of Swan River, Manitoba and 3rd round draft choice of the Minnesota Wild, has played a total of 11 games in the National Hockey League - making his debut during the 2006-07 season with the Los Angeles Kings. During 6 AHL seasons, Brust has earned a .919% save percentage and a 2.49 goals against average with a record of 96-71-9.

In 2010-11 Brust was a member of the Calder Cup Champion Binghamton Senators, while last season he plied his trade in Europe where he played 33 games with the Straubing Tigers (DEL) in Germany, earning a .916 save percentage.

BORN: Swan River, MB            DATE: August 8, 1983
HEIGHT: 6'2''                         WEIGHT: 216 lbs.
DRAFTED: 3rd round, 73rd overall, in the 2002 Entry Draft by the Minnesota Wild
ACQUIRED: Signed SPC with Abbotsford August 7, 2012

Visit Hawkey the Hawk and the Honda Way Street Team at the 50th Anniversary Abbotsford International Airshow this weekend, August 10, 11 and 12.

The 2012-13 Abbotsford Heat home opener is October 12th at the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre (AESC).

Single-game tickets will be available for sale to the general public in September. Priority seating is offered exclusively to subscription holders; season tickets and flex packages are available now.

All tickets can be purchased by calling 1-877-452-HEAT (4328), clicking on 



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