Colorado Avalanche
San Jose Sharks
Bryan Lerg
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BryanLerg
POSITION: Left Wing
HEIGHT: 5' 10"
SHOOTS: Left
WEIGHT: 175
BIRTHDATE: 01/20/1986
AGE: 28
BIRTHPLACE: Livonia, MI, USA
DRAFTED: undrafted
Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, April 2, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Geneve (Swiss), September 3, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Wilkes-Barre (AHL), December 8, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Colorado, July 13, 2012.
2012-13: Tallied 16 points (9g/7a) in 28 games with Lake Erie before suffering a season-ending knee injury on Dec. 19 vs. Toronto…Was named team captain of the Monsters on Oct. 30 and served in that role until the injury.

2011-12
: Shared the team lead in goals (27) and finished second in points (53) while appearing in 70 games for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (AHL)…Led the club and ranked fourth in the AHL with four short-handed goals (4)…Recorded two points (0g/2a) in 12 postseason games.

2010-11: Began the season with Geneve (Swiss-A), where he appeared in one game before signing with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (AHL) on Dec. 8, 2010…Amassed 32 points (15g/17a) with a +16 plus/minus rating in 65 games for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton…Collected three points (1g/2a) in nine postseason games.
2009-10: Skated in 36 games with Springfield (AHL), tallying four goals and three assists.

2008-09: Appeared in 42 games for the Springfield Falcons (AHL), collecting 17 points (9g/8a)…Scored his first AHL goal on Oct. 31, 2008 against Lowell…Also dressed in seven games for the Stockton Thunder (ECHL), where he earned 10 points (2g/8a).

2007-08: Served as captain of Michigan State (CCHA) during his senior season…Ranked third on the Spartans with 39 points (20g/19a) and co-led the team in goals…Signed as a free agent with the Edmonton Oilers following the NCAA season on April 1, 2008…Made his professional debut with Springfield (AHL), recording two points (0g/2a) in four games…Finished his collegiate career with 128 points (68g/60a) in 169 career games at Michigan State.

2006-07: Helped guide the Spartans to the NCAA championship as a junior at Michigan State…Led the team with 23 goals and finished second in points with 36 (23g/13a)…Led the NCAA with eight game-winning goals…Named MSU’s Offensive Player of the Year for the second consecutive season.

2005-06: Appeared in all 45 games for the Spartans as a sophomore, finishing second on the team in scoring with 38 points (15g/23a).

2004-05: Tallied 15 points (10g/5a) in 41 games as a freshman at Michigan State.

Personal: Bryan’s cousin, Jeff Lerg, was a teammate of Bryan’s at Michigan State and was the starting goaltender on MSU’s national championship team in 2007.