Brett Pesce

Carolina Hurricanes logo
Age 29 Nov 15, 1994
Tarrytown USA
Defense shoots right
6'3" 191 cm
205 lbs 93 kg
ELC Signing Age 20
Waivers Signing Age 21
UFA Year 2022
Agent Jordan Neumann & George Bazos
Draft Year 2013
Drafted Overall 66
Draft Round 3
Draft Team Carolina Hurricanes logo

Transaction History
Feb 17, 2024 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce notched an assist, two shots on goal, two blocked shots and a plus-2 rating in Saturday's 3-1 win over the Vegas Golden Knights.
Feb 12, 2024 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce (illness) returned to practice Monday, Walt Ruff of the Carolina Hurricanes' official site reports.
Feb 10, 2024 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce (illness) isn't available Saturday versus New Jersey, per Cory Lavalette of the North State Journal.
Feb 10, 2024 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce (illness) will be a game-time decision versus New Jersey on Saturday, Walt Ruff of the Carolina Hurricanes' official site reports.
Feb 8, 2024 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce (illness) won't play Thursday versus the Colorado Avalanche.
Jan 13, 2024 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce scored twice Saturday in a 3-2 overtime win over the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Dec 12, 2023 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce (illness) is in the lineup for Tuesday's game versus the Ottawa Senators, per the NHL media site.
Dec 12, 2023 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce (illness) is questionable for Tuesday's matchup against the Ottawa Senators, per Chip Alexander of The Raleigh News & Observer.
Dec 11, 2023 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce didn't practice Monday due to an illness, Walt Ruff of the Carolina Hurricanes' official site reports.
Dec 3, 2023 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce extended his current pointless streak to 10 games in Saturday's 6-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres.
Nov 10, 2023 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce (lower-body) is in Friday's lineup against the Florida Panthers, Walt Ruff of the Carolina Hurricanes' official site reports.
Nov 9, 2023 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce (lower body) has been practicing and will be a game-time decision in Florida on Friday, Walt Ruff of the Carolina Hurricanes' official site reports.
Oct 25, 2023 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce underwent surgery Tuesday due to his lower-body injury, and the Carolina Hurricanes announced Wednesday that he's expected to miss 2-4 weeks.
Oct 25, 2023 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce's (lower body) timetable is "way more" than week-to-week, coach Rod Brind'Amour told Cory Lavalette of the North State Journal on Wednesday.
Oct 24, 2023 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce (lower body) didn't make the trip to Tampa Bay for Tuesday's game versus the Tampa Bay Lightning, Walt Ruff of the Carolina Hurricanes' official site reports.
Oct 21, 2023 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce (lower body) won't play Saturday versus the Colorado Avalanche.
Oct 17, 2023 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce scored a goal on three shots, blocked two shots and went plus-2 in Tuesday's 6-3 win over the San Jose Sharks.
Oct 15, 2023 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce notched an assist, two shots on goal, three hits and three blocked shots in Sunday's 6-3 loss to the Anaheim Ducks.
May 9, 2023 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce provided a goal and an assist in a 6-1 win over the New Jersey Devils in Game 4 on Tuesday.
Apr 11, 2023 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce scored a goal on his lone shot in Monday's 3-2 loss to the Ottawa Senators.
Mar 26, 2023 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce collected two assists in Sunday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Boston Bruins.
Mar 8, 2023 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce picked up two assists in Tuesday's 4-3 shootout win over the Montreal Canadiens.
Feb 26, 2023 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce collected an assist in Saturday's 3-2 loss to the Anaheim Ducks.
Jan 25, 2023 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce registered two assists in a 3-2 overtime win against the Dallas Stars on Wednesday.
Jan 12, 2023 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce scored a pair of goals in Thursday's 6-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Jan 5, 2023 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce registered two assists in a 5-3 loss to Nashville on Thursday.
Dec 30, 2022 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce notched an assist and two PIM in Friday's 4-0 win over the Florida Panthers.
Dec 24, 2022 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce dialed up a pair of assists -- including a power-play helper -- in Friday's 6-5 win over the Philadelphia Flyers.
Dec 4, 2022 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce put up an assist and blocked two shots in Saturday's 4-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings.
Nov 29, 2022 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce scored the winning goal and logged an assist in Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Nov 26, 2022 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce scored the game-winning goal Saturday in a 3-2 win over the Calgary Flames.
Nov 26, 2022 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce snapped a 12-game pointless drought with a power-play assist in Friday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Boston Bruins.
Nov 13, 2022 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce was held off the scoresheet for the seventh consecutive game in Saturday's 4-1 loss to the Colorado Avalanche, giving him just three points in 15 games to start the season.
Oct 29, 2022 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce contributed an assist in Friday's 6-2 loss to the New York Islanders.
Oct 14, 2022 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce provided an assist and added two shots on goal in Friday's 2-1 win over the San Jose Sharks.
Oct 12, 2022 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce (lower body) will be in the lineup for Wednesday's game versus Columbus.
May 26, 2022 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce posted an assist, three shots on goal, two hits and a plus-2 rating in Thursday's 3-1 win over the New York Rangers in Game 5.
Apr 19, 2022 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce picked up two assists in 23:45 of ice time in Monday's 5-3 win over the Arizona Coyotes.
Apr 17, 2022 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce registered his 19th assist -- and 26th point -- of the season in Saturday's 7-4 loss to Colorado.
Mar 27, 2022 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce collected a goal and an assist in Saturday's 7-2 win over the St. Louis Blues
Feb 22, 2022 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce earned the game-winning goal in overtime Monday, helping the Carolina Hurricanes to a 4-3 win over the Philadelphia Flyers.
Jan 30, 2022 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce was held off the scoresheet for the sixth consecutive game Saturday against the New Jersey Devils.
Jan 7, 2022 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce logged an assist in Friday's 6-3 win over the Calgary Flames.
Jan 2, 2022 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce had an assist in Saturday's 7-4 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets, giving him three points in his past three games.
Dec 14, 2021 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce has cleared the NHL's COVID-19 protocols and will be eligible to return to action Tuesday versus Minnesota, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports.
Dec 8, 2021 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce (COVID-19 protocols) has been cleared to resume practicing but won't join the traveling Hurricanes in Canada.
Nov 29, 2021 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce was placed in the league's COVID-19 protocols Monday.
Nov 18, 2021 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce (undisclosed) will play Thursday versus the Anaheim Ducks, Chip Alexander of The Raleigh News & Observer reports.
Nov 17, 2021 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce's (undisclosed) availability for Thursday's matchup with the Anaheim Ducks may boil down to a game-time decision, Cory Lavalette of the North State Journal reports.
Nov 15, 2021 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce (undisclosed) donned a yellow non-contact jersey for Monday's practice, Chip Alexander of the Raleigh News & Observer reports.
Nov 13, 2021 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce (undisclosed) will not play Saturday against the St. Louis Blues, Cory Lavalette of the North State Journal reports.
Nov 12, 2021 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce (undisclosed) will not suit up Friday against the Philadelphia Flyers, Chip Alexander of The Raleigh News & Observer reports.
Nov 5, 2021 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce (undisclosed) is considered week-to-week and will not join the team for its two-game road trip, Cory Lavalette of the North State Journal reports.
Nov 3, 2021 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce (undisclosed) didn't play in the third period of Wednesday's game versus the Chicago Blackhawks. Head coach Rod Brind'Amour didn't have an update on the defenseman's status after the game, Cory Lavalette of the North State Journal reports.
Oct 17, 2021 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce notched a pair of assists in Saturday's 3-2 win over the Nashville Predators.
Jun 3, 2021 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce scored a goal in Thursday's 3-2 overtime win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 3.
May 19, 2021 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce notched an assist, five blocked shots, two hits and two PIM in Wednesday's 3-0 win over the Nashville Predators in Game 2.
May 17, 2021 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce notched two assists, three shots on goal, five hits, a plus-3 rating and two blocked shots in Monday's 5-2 win over the Nashville Predators in Game 1.
May 17, 2021 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce (rest) will be back in action against the Nashville Predators for Monday's Game 1.
May 16, 2021 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce (undisclosed) took the ice for practice Sunday, Michael Smith of the Carolina Hurricanes' official site reports.
May 10, 2021 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce (undisclosed) won't play in Monday's season finale against the Nashville Predators, Michael Smith of the Carolina Hurricanes' official site.
Apr 27, 2021 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce notched an assist and two shots on goal in Tuesday's 5-1 win over the Dallas Stars.
Apr 15, 2021 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce produced an assist in Thursday's 4-1 win over the Nashville Predators.
Apr 4, 2021 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce posted an assist, three shots on goal and two hits in Sunday's 1-0 win over the Dallas Stars.
Apr 1, 2021 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce notched an assist in Thursday's 4-3 win over the Chicago Blackhawks.
Mar 28, 2021 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce registered his third assist in his past four games Saturday against the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Mar 4, 2021 Brett Pesce | Pesce was fined $5,000 for tripping Red Wings forward Robby Fabbri in Thursday's game.
Feb 27, 2021 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce tallied two assists with two hits and two blocks in Saturday's 4-3 shootout victory over the Florida Panthers.
Feb 11, 2021 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce notched two assists, a plus-2 rating and two blocked shots in Thursday's 5-3 win over the Dallas Stars.
Feb 7, 2021 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce scored a goal on two shots, dished an assist and went plus-2 in Sunday's 6-5 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Feb 4, 2021 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce picked up an assist and two PIM in Thursday's 6-4 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks.
Jan 17, 2021 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Pesce is averaging 20:02 of ice time per game but has yet to score a point in the first two games this season.
Dec 21, 2020 Carolina Hurricanes | Brett Pesce | Canes general manager Don Waddell told reporters Monday the team didn't have any injury problems, indicating Pesce is cleared for training camp, Cory Lavalette of the North State Journal reports.
Nov 24, 2018 Carolina Hurricanes | Placed D Brett Pesce on IR.
Jan 23, 2018 Carolina Hurricanes | Activated D Brett Pesce from injured reserve.
Jan 12, 2018 Carolina Hurricanes | Placed D Brett Pesce on IR.
Aug 1, 2017 Carolina Hurricanes | Signed D Brett Pesce to a six-year, $24.15 million contract extension.
Jan 31, 2016 Carolina Hurricanes | Placed D Brett Pesce on IR.
Oct 22, 2015 Carolina Hurricanes | Recalled D Brett Pesce from Charlotte (AHL).
Oct 18, 2015 Carolina Hurricanes | Assigned D Brett Pesce to Charlotte (AHL).
Oct 14, 2015 Carolina Hurricanes | Recalled D Brett Pesce from Charlotte (AHL).
Oct 3, 2015 Carolina Hurricanes | Assigned D Brett Pesce to Charlotte (AHL).
Mar 27, 2015 Carolina Hurricanes | Signed D Brett Pesce to a three-year, entry-level contract.
2023-2024 Regular Season Stats

Brett Pesce
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Carolina Hurricanes Carolina Hurricanes logo 49 3 5 8 0 12 820 47.70 57.10 0.20 59.80 0.80 0.15 0.44
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Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2008-2009 North Jersey Avalanche 14U AAA AYHL 14U 26 5 10 15 26
2009-2010 North Jersey Avalanche 16U AAA AYHL 16U 32 2 11 13 6
2010-2011 North Jersey Avalanche 16U AAA AYHL 16U 20 9 18 27 8
2011-2012 Jersey Hitmen EJHL 17 1 5 6 18
2011-2012 U.S. National U18 Team NTDP 6 0 0 0 2
2011-2012 USA U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 4 0 1 1 0
Draft Yr 2012-2013 Univ. of New Hampshire NCAA 38 1 5 6 10
2013-2014 Univ. of New Hampshire NCAA 41 7 14 21 6
2014-2015 Univ. of New Hampshire NCAA 31 3 13 16 32
2014-2015 Charlotte Checkers AHL 4 0 1 1 6
2015-2016 Charlotte Checkers AHL 3 1 2 3 0
2015-2016 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 69 4 12 16 16 1,104 45.16 50.10 -0.58 50.59 -1.04 0.16 0.54
2016-2017 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 82 2 18 20 20 1,458 56.30 56.16 7.86 53.90 4.20 0.08 0.70
2017-2018 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 65 3 16 19 18 1,148 43.96 53.21 1.87 53.77 -0.35 0.16 0.84
2018-2019 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 73 7 22 29 24 1,241 59.79 56.58 0.85 52.76 -3.70 0.29 0.87 Playoffs 15 0 6 6 0
2019-2020 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 61 4 14 18 27 1,062 50.50 51.70 -2.20 53.10 -2.20 0.23 0.90
2020-2021 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 55 4 21 25 20 982 57.40 54.50 1.20 54.30 0.50 0.18 1.22 Playoffs 11 2 3 5 0
2021-2022 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 70 7 21 28 39 1,207 52.80 52.10 -4.20 55.40 -1.20 0.20 1.04 Playoffs 14 1 2 3 0
2022-2023 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 82 5 25 30 43 1,448 54.20 54.40 -5.40 58.10 -3.50 0.08 0.83 Playoffs 15 2 4 6 0
2023-2024 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 49 3 5 8 12 820 47.70 57.10 0.20 59.80 0.80 0.15 0.44
Brett Pesce Stats by Elite Prospects | Brett Pesce Advanced Stats by

Active Contract

Signing Team Carolina Hurricanes logo
Signing Date August 1, 2017
Signing Status RFA
Agent Jordan Neumann & George Bazos
Standard Contract | 6 Years $24,150,000 4.82% of cap space
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Cap Hit $4,025,000 $4,025,000 $4,025,000 $4,025,000 $4,025,000 $4,025,000
UFA
AAV $4,025,000 $4,025,000 $4,025,000 $4,025,000 $4,025,000 $4,025,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $4,025,000 $4,025,000 $4,025,000 $4,025,000 $4,025,000 $4,025,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $4,025,000 $4,025,000 $4,025,000 $4,025,000 $4,025,000 $4,025,000
Minors Salary $4,025,000 $4,025,000 $4,025,000 $4,025,000 $4,025,000 $4,025,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out
Contract signed by Edge, now represented by Judd Moldaver Wasserman

Contract History

Signing Team Carolina Hurricanes logo
Signing Date March 28, 2015
Agent Jordan Neumann & George Bazos
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,427,501 1.13% of cap space
2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
Cap Hit $809,167 $809,167 $809,167
RFA
AAV $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
Performance Bonuses $182,500 $132,500 $32,500
Base Salary $650,000 $700,000 $800,000
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500
Total Salary $742,500 $792,500 $892,500
Minors Salary $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year