|Assets:||A huge physical specimen at 6-7, 224 pounds, he is most effective when playing a simple, straightforward and physical brand of hockey from the back end.|
|Flaws:||Needs to become more consistent and reduce his defensive mistakes. Must also crank up his physicality to maximize his potential at the highest level.|
|Career Potential:||Huge depth defenseman with a little upside.|
|7/02/2015||Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Boston Bruins to a one-year contract.|
|10/04/2014||Assigned to the Providence Bruins (AHL).|
|10/03/2014||Recalled from the Providence Bruins (AHL).|
|9/29/2014||Assigned to the Providence Bruins (AHL).|
|7/01/2014||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Boston Bruins to a one-year two-way contract.|
|4/14/2014||Assigned to the Abbotsford Heat (AHL).|
|4/02/2014||Recalled from the Abbotsford Heat (AHL).|
|2/08/2014||Assigned to the Abbotsford Heat (AHL).|
|1/26/2014||Recalled from the Abbotsford Heat (AHL).|
|1/02/2014||Assigned to the Abbotsford Heat (AHL).|
|1/01/2014||Placed on waivers by the Calgary Flames.|
|11/25/2013||Recalled from Abbotsford (AHL).|
|11/14/2013||Loaned to Abbotsford (AHL) for conditioning.|
|11/13/2013||Missed 7 games (strained abdominal muscle).|
|11/03/2013||Strained abdominal muscle, injured reserve.|
|10/30/2013||Strained abdominal muscle, day-to-day.|
|10/20/2013||Recalled from Abbotsford (AHL).|
|10/10/2013||Loaned to Abbotsford (AHL) for conditioning.|
|10/10/2013||Missed 4 games (shoulder injury).|
|9/30/2013||Shoulder injury, injured reserve.|
|7/17/2013||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Calgary Flames to a one-year two-way contract.|
|7/02/2013||Calgary Flames tendered a qualifying offer.|
|1/17/2013||Assigned to Abbotsford (AHL).|
|1/12/2013||Recalled from Abbotsford (AHL).|
|9/14/2012||Assigned to Abbotsford (AHL).|
|9/26/2011||Assigned to Abbotsford (AHL).|
|9/24/2010||Assigned to Abbotsford (AHL).|
|5/30/2010||Signed as a free agent by the Calgary Flames to a three-year entry-level contract.|
|7/01/2014||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Boston Bruins.|
|5/30/2010||Signed as a free agent by the Calgary Flames.|
| 07/02/2015 2:54 PM
NewsBreen signed a two-way contract for the 2015-16 season with the Bruins on Thursday.
Bruins ink Christopher Breen | 07/01/2014 5:38 PM
NewsThe Boston Bruins have signed Christopher Breen.
Joe McDonald on Twitter
ImpactBreen had two assists in nine games with the Calgary Flames in 2013-14. He might get some playing time with Boston next season, but will probably start the campaign in the minors.
| 04/04/2014 12:08 PM
NewsChristopher Breen was called up from the minors on Thursday April 3.
Flames send Christopher Breen to the minors | 02/08/2014 4:07 PM
NewsChristopher Breen has been assigned to Abbotsford of the AHL.
ImpactHe was a healthy scratch against Philadelphia on Saturday and he has appeared in six NHL games this season. Breen will get to continue playing in the minors during the Olympic break.
Flames recall Christopher Breen from minors | 01/27/2014 5:33 AM
NewsThe Calgary Flames have recalled defenseman Christopher Breen from the minors.
ImpactThe Flames sent Shane O'Brien to the minors and want to see what the mammoth Breen can do over the last 30 games of the season. "Once Kris Russell got healthy and once we got Chris Breen playing big minutes in Abby (the Flames AHL affiliate in Abbotsford BC), our plan was to go with the younger kids," president of hockey operations and acting GM Brian Burke said. "Players (O'Brien's) age are not likely going to be here when we have this thing where we want it. We have to find out about Chris Breen. Can he play? Can he not play? He hasn't been given a fair opportunity, mainly because of injury. We're going to find out now." Breen had no points in five games earlier this season with Calgary. He has no fantasy value at this time.
Christopher Breen is on waivers | 01/01/2014 12:46 PM
NewsCalgary places Christopher Breen on waivers.
Renaud Lavoie on Twitter
ImpactBreen has no points in five games with the Flames this season. He's signed to a two-way contract and comes with a $577,500 annual cap hit at the NHL level.
Christopher Breen draws back into the lineup | 12/23/2013 9:19 AM
NewsChristopher Breen will play in Monday's contest.
ImpactBreen has been a healthy scratch since Nov. 29, but he'll get another shot with Dennis Wideman and Kris Russell injured. As you would expect from someone who plays so rarely, Breen has no fantasy value.
Christopher Breen is back with Calgary | 11/26/2013 9:15 AM
NewsChristopher Breen (abdomen) has completed his AHL conditioning stint.
ImpactBreen has no points and five penalty minutes in two games with Calgary this season. He also has three assists in 10 AHL contests in 2013-14.
Christopher Breen is on a conditioning stint | 11/15/2013 12:19 PM
NewsChristopher Breen's (abdomen) recent demotion to the AHL is a conditioning stint.
ImpactBreen was activated off of the injured reserve list on Wednesday. He has played in just two games with Calgary and another four AHL contests in 2013-14.
Christopher Breen is off the IR list | 11/13/2013 2:36 PM
NewsChristopher Breen (abdomen) has been taken off of the injured reserve list.
Flames.nhl.com on Twitter
ImpactBreen has no points in two games this season. He has little to no offensive upside.
Christopher Breen practices Sunday | 11/11/2013 6:03 AM
NewsChristopher Breen (abdomen) practiced with the Flames on Sunday for the first time since his injury in late October.
ImpactBreen was paired with Shane O'Brien in practice. He has played twice this season for the Flames since he was recalled on October 21 with no points and one fight. You should still consider him day-to-day for now.
Christopher Breen has an abdominal injury | 10/29/2013 1:03 PM
NewsChristopher Breen is dealing with an abdominal wall strain.
ImpactBreen is day-to-day as a result. He has no points and five penalty minutes in two games with Calgary in 2013-14.
Christopher Breen makes NHL debut Tuesday | 10/23/2013 9:03 AM
NewsChristopher Breen made his NHL debut on Tuesday.
ImpactThe Flames needed another defenseman because Mark Giordano was dealing with a lower-body injury. Breen blocked a shot and logged just 7:02 minutes in Calgary's 4-2 loss to Phoenix. Breen doesn't have much offensive upside and consequently isn't likely to ever have much fantasy value in standard leagues.
Flames recall Christopher Breen from AHL | 10/21/2013 6:46 AM
NewsThe Calgary Flames have recalled defenseman Christopher Breen from Abbotsford of the AHL.
ImpactThe Flames sent him down on a conditioning loan 10 days ago. The defensive defenseman had one assist in four games this season. He will start off as an extra defenseman so do not expect to see him in the lineup barring injury soon.
Flames loan Breen to AHL for conditioning | 10/10/2013 4:25 PM
NewsChristopher Breen has been activated from Calgary's injured non-roster list.
ImpactHe has been assigned to AHL Abbotsford on conditioning loan, so he's still a member of Calgary's active roster. Breen posted seven points and 55 penalty minutes in 60 AHL games last year.
Christopher Breen agrees to two-way deal | 07/17/2013 7:50 PM
NewsChristopher Breen has inked a one-year, two-way contract with the Calgary Flames.
ImpactBreen is scheduled to earn $80,000 annually at the AHL level and $577,500 in the NHL. He had seven points and 55 penalty minutes in 60 AHL games last season.
|Penalty Minutes||5||2013-14 (Cgy)|
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