Aaron Palushaj

Player Facts
  • Position
    RW/LW
  • Height
    6'0" / 183 cm
  • Weight
    192 lbs / 87 kg
  • Shoots
    R
  • Contract Register Aaron Palushaj in the EP Jobs PortalRegister
    17/18

Palushaj is a fast, speedy winger. Forechecks well and owns pretty good hands. Also has solid hockey sense. On the downside, he's not very big, which can be a problem in physical battles.
- Erik K. Piri, EP (2013)

Cousin: Andrew Palushaj

A strong skater who will do anything to drive to the net, Stefan Bengtzén (Brynäs GM) 2017
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2004-05 Honeybaked U16 Midget 28 18 27 45 28 |
2005-06 Des Moines Buccaneers USHL 58 10 23 33 53 11 | Playoffs 11 2 4 6 15 1
2006-07 Des Moines Buccaneers USHL 56 22 45 67 62 5 | Playoffs 8 6 5 11 6 1
2007-08 Univ. of Michigan NCAA 43 10 34 44 22 11 |
2008-09 Univ. of Michigan NCAA 39 13 37 50 26 25 |
Peoria Rivermen AHL 4 2 0 2 4 1 | Playoffs 4 0 1 1 2 1
USA U20 WJC-20 6 2 3 5 10 2 |
2009-10 Peoria Rivermen AHL 44 5 17 22 22 0 |
Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 18 3 7 10 8 3 | Playoffs 19 2 10 12 28 5
2010-11 Montréal Canadiens NHL 3 0 0 0 2 1 |
Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 68 22 35 57 42 22 | Playoffs 19 7 12 19 14 2
2011-12 Montréal Canadiens NHL 38 1 4 5 8 1 |
Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 35 15 20 35 35 -1 |
2012-13 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 21 7 3 10 18 -9 |
Colorado Avalanche NHL 25 2 7 9 8 -2 |
USA WC 9 1 1 2 12 -1 |
2013-14 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 2 0 0 0 0 -1 |
Charlotte Checkers AHL 68 22 36 58 80 -3 |
2014-15 Medvescak Zagreb KHL 25 3 9 12 26 -1 |
Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg KHL 28 4 5 9 22 2 | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 0 -2
2015-16 Lehigh Valley Phantoms AHL 57 11 17 28 44 -18 |
2016-17 Cleveland Monsters AHL 28 3 9 12 24 3 |
Dinamo Minsk KHL 18 8 4 12 14 2 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0 -4
2017-18 Brynäs IF SHL 51 19 26 45 42 -3 | Playoffs 6 1 4 5 6 -1
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2016-17 Dinamo Minsk Spengler Cup 2 0 1 1 0 1 |
2017-18 Brynäs IF Champions HL 7 5 0 5 4 6 |
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 343 90 144 234 0.68 277 -2 | 42 9 23 32 0.76 44 8
Champions HL 7 5 0 5 0.71 4 6 |
KHL 71 15 18 33 0.46 62 3 | 7 0 0 0 0.00 0 -6
Midget 28 18 27 45 1.61 28 0 |
NCAA 82 23 71 94 1.15 48 36 |
NHL 68 3 11 14 0.21 18 -1 |
SHL 51 19 26 45 0.88 42 -3 | 6 1 4 5 0.83 6 -1
Spengler Cup 2 0 1 1 0.50 0 1 |
USHL 114 32 68 100 0.88 115 16 | 19 8 9 17 0.89 21 2
WC 9 1 1 2 0.22 12 -1 |
WJC-20 6 2 3 5 0.83 10 2 |
Career Highlights
Season
Awards by season
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
05/16/2018
05/16/2018 Rumour Brynäs IF Brynäs IF
06/14/2017
06/14/2017 Confirmed Dinamo Minsk Brynäs IF
12/26/2016
12/26/2016 Confirmed Cleveland Monsters Dinamo Minsk
10/01/2016
10/01/2016 Confirmed Philadelphia Flyers Cleveland Monsters
05/21/2015
05/21/2015 Confirmed Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg Philadelphia Flyers
11/21/2014
11/21/2014 Confirmed Medvescak Zagreb Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg
09/15/2014
09/15/2014 Confirmed Charlotte Checkers Medvescak Zagreb
07/11/2013
07/11/2013 Confirmed Colorado Avalanche Carolina Hurricanes
02/05/2013
02/05/2013 Confirmed Montréal Canadiens Colorado Avalanche
07/12/2012
07/12/2012 Extension Montréal Canadiens Montréal Canadiens
03/03/2010
03/03/2010 Confirmed St. Louis Blues Montréal Canadiens
04/03/2009
04/03/2009 Confirmed Univ. of Michigan St. Louis Blues
Player Biography and Trivia

Career transactions
- 2013-02-05 • Claimed off waivers by the Colorado Avalanche
- 2012-07-12 • Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Montreal Canadiens
- 2010-03-03 • Traded to the Montreal Canadiens for Matt D'Agostini
- 2009-04-03 • Signed to a three-year, entry-level contract by the St. Louis Blues

Personal
Aaron Palushaj is of Albanian descent.