|Born||November 13, 1990 |
Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
|Height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight||228 lb (103 kg; 16 st 4 lb)|
|San Jose Sharks|
Undrafted and prior to turning professional, Brendan played four seasons of major junior ice hockey in the Western Hockey League with the Seattle Thunderbirds.
On March 1, 2011, he was signed as a free agent to a three-year entry-level contract by the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League.
During the 2012–13 season, on February 1, 2013, Brendan registered his first career Gordie Howe Hat Trick. During that game, he also registered his first career goal in a 4–3, shootout win against the Phoenix Coyotes.
Brendan was selected to play for Canada in the 2013 IIHF World Championship. It was his first International appearance as he scored one goal in eight games. Team Canada would lose in the Quarterfinal to the eventual tournament champion Sweden 2-1 in a shootout.
On November 21, 2014, Brendan was traded by the Dallas Stars to the San Jose Sharks in exchange for Jason Demers and a 2016 third-round pick.
On June 29, 2015, Brendan signed a 5 year $16.35 million dollar contract extension, an AAV of $3.27 million per season, with the San Jose Sharks keeping the defenseman under contract until 2019-2020.
Regular season and playoffs
|2014–15||San Jose Sharks||NHL||60||2||7||9||54||—||—||—||—||—|
|2015–16||San Jose Sharks||NHL||76||2||9||11||61||24||0||2||2||11|