Rod Brind’Amour is a Canadian center on the Carolina Hurricanes.
Drafted 9th overall by the St. Louis Blues in 1988, Brind’Amour has led a long and talented career in the NHL. He played 2 seasons with the Blues, scoring 61 points his rookie year. He was then traded to Philadelphia, where he became an anchor of the Flyers organization for nearly 10 years. He was an alternate captain, and developed into one of the top defensive centers in the game. His best statistical season was with Philly in ’93-94, when his finished with 35 goals and 97 points. In 1999, he was traded to Carolina, where he has spent the rest of his career. In 2006, as captain of the Hurricanes, he led the team to its first Stanley Cup. The next year he scored his 1000th point and 400th goal. He also won the Selke Trophy in 2006 and 2007 as the league’s best defensive forward.