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Brett Bellemore

#34 Brett Bellemore

Position Defense
Height 6'4"
Weight 210
Shoots Right
Born June 25, 1988
Birthplace Windsor, Ontario
Drafted CAR 2007 (6th, 162nd)

Career Statistics

        Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League   GP G A PTS PIM   GP G A PTS PIM
2005-06 Plymouth OHL   46 0 0 0 16   10 0 0 0 0
2006-07 Plymouth OHL   50 0 12 12 50   20 0 5 5 28
2007-08 Plymouth OHL   56 6 18 24 70   4 0 2 2 8
  Albany AHL   4 0 0 0 6   5 0 0 0 6
2008-09 Plymouth OHL   29 2 10 12 39   11 1 2 3 16
  Albany AHL   6 0 0 0 4   - - - - -
2009-10 Albany AHL   75 1 6 7 81   8 0 1 1 2
2010-11 Charlotte AHL   71 2 8 10 74   16 1 1 2 12
2011-12 Charlotte AHL   76 1 9 10 60   - - - - -
2012-13 Charlotte AHL   68 2 11 13 87   5 0 1 1 6
  Carolina NHL   8 0 2 2 7   - - - - -
2013-14 Carolina NHL   64 2 6 8 45   - - - - -
   
AHL TOTALS   300 6 34 40 312   34 1 3 4 26
NHL TOTALS   72 2 8 10 52   - - - - -
PRO TOTALS   372 8 42 50 364   34 1 3 4 26

Biography

Brett Bellemore
Ranked sixth all time in games played by a Checker (215) and second among defensemen ... Also tied for fifth on team's all-time penalty minutes list ... All-time leader in shorthanded assists by a defenseman (3) ... Signed a one-year, two-way deal with Carolina on 7/25/14.

2013-14

Completed his fifth full professional season and first spent entirely in the NHL ... Tied for second on team in penalty minutes (45) ... Ranked second on the team and second among NHL rookie defensemen in hits (169) ... Was fourth on the team in blocked shots (98) ... Recorded a career-high seven hits vs. DET (10/4) ... Matched his career high with seven hits at MIN (10/24) ... Placed on injured reserve with a lower-body injury on 10/25 ... Activated from injured reserve on 11/2 ... Recorded a career-high seven penalty minutes vs. NYI (11/7) ... Earned his first point of the season with an assist vs. MIN (11/9) ... Recorded five hits and blocked four shots vs. BOS (11/18) ... Scored his first NHL goal at DET (11/21) ... Posted an even or better rating in 19 consecutive games from 10/17-12/21 ... Launched a season-high five shots on goal vs. TOR (1/9) ... Tallied his second NHL goal vs. FLA (2/7) ... Skated a season-high 24:29 of ice time at CBJ (3/18) ... Games missed due to injury: 9 (10/25-11/1, 12/5-12/14) ... Was a healthy extra for nine games (10/19, 12/27, 1/18-1/28).

2012-13

Completed his fourth full professional season, all with the Carolina Hurricanes' AHL affiliate, and third with the Checkers while seeing NHL action for the first time … Set new career highs with 11 assists, 13 points, 87 penalty minutes and a plus-11 rating and tied his career highs in goals (2) and shots on goal (60) … Ranked tied for third on the team and tied for first among team defensemen in plus/minus … Ranked second on the team in penalty minutes … Picked up his first point of the season, an assist on Chris Terry's goal at RFD (10/21) … Dropped the gloves with Anthony Peluso for his first fight of the season at PEO (10/27) … Posted a plus-6 rating over a three-game stretch from 10/28-11/4, including a plus-3 rating that tied his career high at PEO (10/28) … Recorded an assist and a fight in the Checkers' home opener vs. CHI (11/4) … Fought for the third time in six games vs. PEO (11/8) … Opened the scoring with his first goal of the season vs. RFD (12/1) … Had assists in back-to-back games on 12/21-12/28 (0g, 2a) and was plus-3 during that time … Notched the primary assist on Brett Sutter's goal and tied his season high with seven penalty minutes at OKC (1/12) … Fought for the fourth time in seven games and for the second consecutive night vs. NOR (1/20) … Scored his second goal of the season vs. ABB (1/26) … Posted his second two-game point streak of the season (0g, 2a) from 2/10-2/14 … Picked up an assist on David Marshall's goal in the 2-1 shootout win vs. HOU (3/9) … Recalled to the NHL for the first time with Carolina on 3/20 and made his NHL debut with Carolina vs. NJ on 3/21 … Dropped the gloves with Patrice Cormier during his second NHL game vs. WPG (3/26) … Earned his first NHL point, an assist on Jordan Staal's goal, at MTL (4/1) … Reassigned to Charlotte on 4/3 but recalled on 4/5 without playing a game at the AHL level … Assisted on Patrick Dwyer's goal at BOS (4/8) … Reassigned to Charlotte on 4/9 and played the remainder of the season with the Checkers … Tied his career high with four shots on goal at MIL (4/19) … Picked up an assist in the Checkers' first playoff game at OKC (4/26) … Sat out one regular-season game as a healthy extra (10/14) … Missed seven games while on NHL duty with Carolina (3/21- 4/7) … Longest assist/point streak: 2 games (12/21-12/28: 0g, 2a; 2/10-2/14: 0g, 2a).

2011-12

Completed his third professional season, all with Carolina's top minor-league affiliate … Tied his career high of 60 shots on goal … Along with defensive partner Michal Jordan, was one of two Checkers players and 28 AHL players to play all 76 games … Had 60 penalty minutes, the lowest mark of this three professional seasons … Picked up his first point of the season, an assist on Drayson Bowman's goal, in the Checkers' second game at NOR (10/8) … Assisted on Jerome Samson's opening goal and took three shots on goal at OKC (10/28) … Was plus-1 and recorded a fighting major vs. RFD (11/18) … Scored his only goal of the season and the fourth of his career to tie the game with 4:03 remaining vs. OKC (12/18) … Recorded a career-best two assists at CHI (12/31), marking his second career multi-point game and first of the season … Took a season-high 17 penalty minutes as the result of a single incident vs. RFD (1/26) … Assisted on A.J. Jenks' opening goal at OKC (2/3) … Assisted on Zac Dalpe's shorthanded goal vs. CHI (3/10) … Set a new career high with his ninth assist of the season on Justin Krueger's goal at PEO (4/13).

2010-11

Earned an AHL career-high with two goals while skating in 71 games for Charlotte… Earned his only multi-point game of the season vs. Manchester (1/14) … Scored the game-winning goal vs. Albany (2/13)… Missed nine games due to injury… Played all 16 of Charlotte's playoff games, earning two points (1g, 1a), as the Checkers advanced to the Eastern Conference Final before falling to Binghamton.

2009-10

Completed his first full professional season with Albany in 2009-10, totaling seven points (1g, 6a) and 81 penalty minutes in 75 games… Earned his first pro point with an assist vs. Adirondack (10/17/09)… Scored his first career professional goal, an empty-net tally from behind his own goal line, for the eventual game winner at Rochester (1/29/10).

2008-09

Began the season with Albany, playing in six games before being reassigned to Plymouth (OHL) on 11/5.

2007-08

Made his professional debut with Albany following the conclusion of his junior season in Plymouth, playing in four regular-season games and five playoff games.

Junior

Completed his Ontario Hockey League (OHL) career with 48 points (8g, 40a) and 175 penalty minutes in 181 career games with Plymouth… Made his OHL debut in 2005 in Plymouth's season opener at Saginaw (9/21/05)… Finished the 2006-07 season ranked top among all Canadian Hockey League and Ontario Hockey League skaters with a (+48) plus/minus rating… Was named Plymouth's Most Improved Player in 2006-07… Had six assists in 25 playoff and Memorial Cup games for the Whalers as Plymouth captured the 2007 OHL Championship before falling to Vancouver in the Memorial Cup final… Scored an OHL-career-high 24 points (6g, 18a) for Plymouth in 2007-08, after missing the first 12 games of the season due to offseason shoulder surgery… Was named the OHL Western Conference's Best Defensive Defenseman for 2008-09 in a coaches' poll.