Monsters forward Evan Brophey has been called up by the Colorado Avalanche
Brophey was born in December 1986, is 6'1 and weighs about 205 pounds. He played in the OHL for five years, and for the past 5 years has been an AHL'er. He also has one NHL game under his belt.
Brophey plays at Center and shoots left. His best year in the OHL he played 68 games, had 36 goals and 71 assists for a total of 107 points. He was plus 39 (which if could transfer to the Avalanche would be beyond incredible!) and a whopping 91 penalty minutes. Currently, with the Monsters, he has 12 points in 26 games, 17 penalty minutes and a -4. He and Gabriel Landeskog can share Kitchener stories, while Landeskog played there in Juniors, Evan was born there.
According to Wikipedia, he only played 10 shifts in his first NHL game.
On May 15, 2007, Brophey signed a three-year entry level contract with the Blackhawks. In his first professional campaign, in the 2007–08 season, Brophey finished with four goals and 15 assists in 74 games with Blackhawks AHL affiliate, the Rockford IceHogs. He scored his first professional goal and had three points on October 13 against the Iowa Stars in just his second pro contest.