Ice hockey player
665,000 USD (2016)
May 11, 1992 (age 23) Pontiac, MI, USA (
80th overall, 2010 Pittsburgh Penguins
Mike Johnston, John Hynes, Ray Shero, Sidney Crosby, Dan Bylsma
Bryan Rust Great Goal - PIT-WSH Game 7 - 2017 Playoffs
Bryan Peter Rust (born May 11, 1992) is an American professional ice hockey winger currently playing for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League (NHL). Rust was born in Pontiac, Michigan, but grew up in Novi, Michigan.
Rust played his collegiate career from 2010–14 at the University of Notre Dame where he played a total of 161 games totaling 97 points. Rust finished his senior year as an alternate captain. Rust won a Gold Medal at the 2010 IIHF World U18 Championships for Team USA and the 2013 CCHA Tournament for Notre Dame. Rust was selected 80th overall in the third round of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. Rust made his AHL debut during the 2013–14 AHL season for the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins. Rust made his NHL debut on December 13, 2014 for the Pittsburgh Penguins in a game against the Columbus Blue Jackets where the Penguins lost to the Blue Jackets in a shootout. He would score his first NHL goal two nights later against Evgeni Nabokov of the Tampa Bay Lightning, on December 15, 2014.
Rust is younger brother of retired AHL player Matt Rust who also played for the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins during the 2011–12 AHL season.