Vegas Golden Knights Claim Forward Adam Brooks Off Waivers

Adam Brooks playing for the Montreal Canadiens. Photo Credit: Vegas Golden Knights/Courtesy

Vegas Golden Knights General Manager Kelly McCrimmon announced today, November 17, that the team has claimed forward Adam Brooks off waivers.

Brooks has appeared in a total of 22 NHL games with the Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens. He has posted nine points (4 G, 5 A) and also appeared in two playoff games for Toronto during the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs. This season, he has appeared in four games for the Canadiens and has posted one assist. The Winnipeg, Manitoba native, was selected by the Maple Leafs in the fourth round (92nd overall) of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft after spending five seasons with the Regina Pats in the Western Hockey League.

Adam Brooks , Forward
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Height: 5-11
Weight: 180 lbs.
Age: 25
Notes:
– Played in a total of 22 NHL games with the Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens, including four contests during the 2021-22 campaign for Montreal
– Appeared in a career-high 11 games with the Maple Leafs during the 2020-21 season and collected five points (4 G, 1 A)
– Has played parts of four seasons in the AHL with the Toronto Marlies posting 92 points (42 G, 50 A) to go with 55 penalty minutes in 164 games.
– Selected by Toronto in the fourth round (92nd overall) of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft
– Spent five seasons in the WHL with the Regina Pats and led the league in scoring with 120 points (38 G, 82 A) in 72 games during the 2015-16 season

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