Bryan Rust

Pittsburgh Penguins logo
Age 30 May 11, 1992
Pontiac USA
Right Wing shoots right
5'11" 180 cm
192 lbs 87 kg
ELC Signing Age 21
Waivers Signing Age 22
UFA Year 2019
Agent Brian Bartlett
Draft Year 2010
Drafted Overall 80
Draft Round 3
Draft Team Pittsburgh Penguins logo

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Transaction History
Nov 5, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust generated a game-high six shots during a 3-2 loss to the Seattle Kraken on Saturday
Oct 28, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust posted a power-play assist, two shots on goal and two PIM in Friday's 5-1 loss to the Vancouver Canucks.
Oct 25, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust scored a goal Monday, but the quick-starting Penguins couldn't keep the Edmonton Oilers from coming back and earning a 6-3 victory.
Oct 17, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust collected two assists in Monday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Montreal Canadiens.
Oct 13, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust notched a third-period goal Thursday, leading the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 6-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes.
May 21, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust signed a six-year, $30.75 million extension with the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday.
May 19, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust reached the 20-goal threshold for the third straight season, tallying a career-high 58 points in 60 games this year.
May 15, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust posted a power-play assist, four shots on goal and four PIM in Sunday's 4-3 overtime loss to the New York Rangers in Game 7.
May 13, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust scored a goal on three shots in Friday's 5-3 loss to the New York Rangers in Game 6.
May 4, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust had a power-play goal, two assists and nine shots on goal in Tuesday's 4-3 triple-overtime Game 1 win over the New York Rangers.
Apr 14, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust (illness) is on the ice for warmups and is expected to play Thursday against the New York Islanders, Wes Crosby of NHL.com reports.
Apr 14, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust (illness) is considered a game-time decision against the New York Islanders on Thursday, Wes Crosby of NHL.com reports.
Apr 12, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust (illness) left Tuesday's game versus the New York Islanders in the first period.
Apr 6, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust scored a goal on five shots versus Colorado on Tuesday.
Mar 28, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust scored a power-play goal and added two assists, one also coming with the man advantage, in Sunday's 11-2 rout of the Detroit Red Wings.
Mar 23, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust dished out two assists -- one on the power play -- in Wednesday's 4-3 shootout loss to Buffalo.
Mar 23, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust scored an even-strength goal and added a power-play assist in Tuesday's 5-1 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Mar 12, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust scored a power-play goal and added an even-strength assist in Friday's 5-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights.
Mar 9, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust recorded a goal and an assist across 20:43 of ice time in Tuesday's 4-3 loss to the Florida Panthers.
Feb 27, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust had two assists -- one on the power play -- and eight shots in Sunday's 3-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Feb 20, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust scored a goal and an assist in Sunday's 4-3 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes.
Feb 13, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust scored a goal on two shots, added an assist and went plus-2 in Sunday's 4-2 win over the New Jersey Devils.
Feb 8, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust scored an even-strength goal and added a power-play assist in Tuesday's 4-2 win over the Boston Bruins.
Feb 2, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust scored two power-play goals in Tuesday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Washington Capitals.
Jan 30, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust scored two goals, one on the power play, in Sunday's 4-3 loss to the Los Angeles Kings.
Jan 27, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust had an assist in a 2-1 loss to the Seattle Kraken on Thursday.
Jan 25, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust recorded a goal and two assists in Tuesday's 6-3 win over the Arizona Coyotes. The goal and one assist came on the power play.
Jan 22, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust picked up two assists, one on the power play, in Friday's 5-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Jan 20, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust dished out two assists -- one on the power play -- in Thursday's 6-4 win over the Ottawa Senators.
Jan 17, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust (not injury related) will suit up Monday against the Vegas Golden Knights.
Jan 17, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust, who was removed from the COVID-19 list Sunday, is considered a game-time decision Monday against the Vegas Golden Knights.
Jan 16, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust exited the NHL's COVID-19 protocols Sunday, per Mike DeFabo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Jan 8, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | The Penguins placed Rust in COVID-19 protocols Saturday, Mike DeFabo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Jan 7, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust scored two goals, one on the power play, and added an assist in Thursday's 6-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers.
Jan 5, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust scored a pair of goals on five shots, dished an assist, added two PIM and went plus-2 in Wednesday's 5-3 win over the St. Louis Blues.
Jan 2, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust scored three goals and added two assists, one on the power play, in Sunday's 8-5 win over the San Jose Sharks.
Jan 2, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | The Penguins activated Rust (lower body) off injured reserve Sunday, Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com reports.
Dec 29, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust (lower body) is considered a game-time decision for Sunday's game versus the San Jose Sharks, Josh Getzoff of PensTV reports.
Dec 27, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust (lower body) was a full practice participant Monday and is hoping to play against the Ottawa Senators on Friday, Mike DeFabo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Nov 29, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust (lower body) was designated as week-to-week by coach Mike Sullivan, who told reporters, "His status right now is week-to-week with a lower-body injury. He did not make the trip with us -- he is back in Pittsburgh rehabbing."
Nov 28, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | The Penguins placed Rust (lower body) on injured reserve Sunday.
Nov 27, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust (lower body) will not play Saturday against visiting Montreal, Matt Vensel of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Nov 26, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust is being evaluated for a lower-body injury after missing Friday's game against the New York Islanders.
Nov 26, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust (undisclosed) was a late scratch Friday against the New York Islanders, Mike DeFabo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Nov 19, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust recorded two assists in Thursday's 6-0 rout of the Habs.
Nov 9, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust registered an assist in Tuesday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Chicago Blackhawks.
Nov 6, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust (lower body) has been activated off injured reserve ahead of Saturday's matchup with Minnesota.
Nov 5, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust (lower body) will be a game-time decision versus the Minnesota Wild on Saturday, Pens Inside Scoop reports.
Nov 4, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust (lower body) will not be available for Thursday's tilt with the Philadelphia Flyers.
Oct 30, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust (lower body) took the ice in a non-contact jersey for Saturday's morning skate, Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com reports.
Oct 25, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust (lower body) skated on his own Monday but remains week-to-week, Pens Inside Scoop reports.
Oct 18, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust is considered week-to-week with what has been clarified as a lower-body injury, Wes Crosby of NHL.com reports.
Oct 16, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust (undisclosed) was placed on injured reserve Saturday, Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com reports.
Oct 16, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust (undisclosed) won't play Saturday versus the Chicago Blackhawks.
Oct 14, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust (undisclosed) is being evaluated for an injury suffered Thursday versus the Florida Panthers.
Oct 12, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust tallied an empty-net goal on three shots in Tuesday's 6-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning.
May 24, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust recorded a goal and an assist with six shots in Monday's 3-2 double-overtime loss to the New York Islanders in Game 5.
May 18, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust scored a goal on four shots and had two PIM with two hits in Tuesday's 2-1 win over the New York Islanders in Game 2.
May 4, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust notched an assist, three shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Tuesday's 7-3 win over the Philadelphia Flyers.
May 1, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust scored twice Saturday in a 3-0 victory over the Washington Capitals.
Apr 24, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust scored his 20th goal of the season in Saturday's 4-2 win over the New Jersey Devils.
Apr 22, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust had a goal and an assist in Thursday's 5-1 win over the New Jersey Devils.
Apr 20, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust had a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 7-6 win over the New Jersey Devils.
Apr 17, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust scored a power-play goal that held up as the game-winner in Saturday's 3-2 victory over the Buffalo Sabres.
Apr 12, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust was credited with two assists in Sunday's 5-2 win over the New Jersey Devils after a scoring change.
Apr 11, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust scored a goal and added a power-play assist in Sunday's 5-2 win over the New Jersey Devils.
Apr 9, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust scored two goals, one on the power play, and added a power-play assist in Friday's 6-4 win over the New Jersey Devils.
Mar 27, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust scored three goals on five shots and had two PIM in Saturday's 6-3 win over the New York Islanders.
Mar 20, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust scored the game-winning goal on the power play and added an even-strength assist in Saturday's 3-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils.
Mar 2, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust had a goal and an assist with three shots in a 5-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday.
Feb 18, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust scored an empty-net goal and added an assist Thursday in a 4-1 win over the New York Islanders. He also had four hits and was plus-2.
Feb 14, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust scored twice, including a power-play goal, and added an assist in Sunday's 6-3 win over the Washington Capitals. He also led the team with six shots on goal.
Feb 11, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust recorded a goal, an assist and a game-high six shots in Thursday's 4-3 shootout win over the New York Islanders.
Feb 7, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust skated to a plus-2 rating to complement an assist and eight shots on goal in Saturday's 4-3 loss to the New York Islanders.
Jan 22, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Bryan Rust | Rust scored his first goal of the season on a career-high 11 shots in Friday's 4-3 shootout win over the New York Rangers.
Oct 1, 2019 Pittsburgh Penguins | Placed RW Bryan Rust on IR.
Jun 26, 2018 Pittsburgh Penguins | Signed RW Bryan Rust to a four-year, $14 million contract extension.
Jan 23, 2018 Pittsburgh Penguins | Activated RW Bryan Rust from injured reserve.
Mar 24, 2017 Pittsburgh Penguins | Activated RW Bryan Rust from injured reserve.
Feb 10, 2017 Pittsburgh Penguins | Placed RW Bryan Rust on IR.
Mar 14, 2016 Pittsburgh Penguins | Signed RW Bryan Rust to a two-year, $ 1.28 million contract extension.
Jan 7, 2016 Pittsburgh Penguins | Recalled RW Bryan Rust from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
Dec 22, 2015 Pittsburgh Penguins | Assigned RW Bryan Rust to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
Nov 30, 2015 Pittsburgh Penguins | Assigned RW Bryan Rust to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
Oct 15, 2015 Pittsburgh Penguins | Recalled RW Bryan Rust from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
Oct 3, 2015 Pittsburgh Penguins | Assigned RW Bryan Rust to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
Jan 26, 2015 Pittsburgh Penguins | Recalled RW Bryan Rust from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
Jan 14, 2015 Pittsburgh Penguins | Assigned RW Bryan Rust to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
Dec 13, 2014 Pittsburgh Penguins | Recalled RW Bryan Rust from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
Dec 6, 2014 Pittsburgh Penguins | Assigned RW Bryan Rust to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
Dec 5, 2014 Pittsburgh Penguins | Recalled RW Bryan Rust from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
Apr 1, 2014 Pittsburgh Penguins | Signed RW Bryan Rust to an entry-level contract.
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2022-2023 Regular Season Stats

Bryan Rust
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Pittsburgh Penguins Pittsburgh Penguins logo 23 5 5 10 -12 11
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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
2005-2006 Honeybaked 13U AAA T1EHL 13U 28 11 19 30 8
2006-2007 Honeybaked 14U AAA T1EHL 14U 29 15 28 43 6
2007-2008 Honeybaked 16U AAA T1EHL 16U 31 17 28 45 6
2007-2008 Honeybaked 16U AAA 16U AAA 68 40 65 105 47
2008-2009 U.S. National U17 Team USDP 25 3 4 7 8
2008-2009 U.S. National U18 Team NAHL 42 6 9 15 18 Playoffs 9 0 2 2 0
2008-2009 USA U17 WHC-17 6 1 1 2 2
2008-2009 USA U17 (all) International-Jr 16 2 3 5 4
Draft Yr 2009-2010 USNTDP Juniors USHL 27 10 13 23 6
Draft Yr 2009-2010 U.S. National U18 Team USDP 65 26 26 52 24
Draft Yr 2009-2010 USA U18 WJC-18 7 4 2 6 4
Draft Yr 2009-2010 U.S. National U17 Team USDP 1 0 0 0 0
2010-2011 Univ. of Notre Dame NCAA 40 6 13 19 4
2011-2012 Univ. of Notre Dame NCAA 40 5 6 11 14
2012-2013 Univ. of Notre Dame NCAA 41 15 19 34 4
2013-2014 Univ. of Notre Dame NCAA 40 17 16 33 12
2013-2014 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 2 0 0 0 0 Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
2014-2015 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 45 13 14 27 14 Playoffs 3 2 0 2 0
2014-2015 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 14 1 1 2 4 154 38.46 50.18 -3.85 50.78 -1.32 0.39 0.78
2015-2016 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 16 3 3 6 2
2015-2016 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 41 4 7 11 12 474 51.72 59.67 1.36 52.38 -4.30 0.51 1.01 Playoffs 23 6 3 9 0
2016-2017 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 57 15 13 28 8 703 50.00 49.55 -3.63 51.73 1.67 0.85 1.79 Playoffs 23 7 2 9 0
2017-2018 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 69 13 25 38 26 924 50.72 55.01 3.94 56.02 5.76 0.39 1.56 Playoffs 12 3 0 3 0
2018-2019 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 72 18 17 35 24 957 54.22 49.91 -3.31 50.24 0.59 0.94 1.69 Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0
2019-2020 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 55 27 29 56 30 771 58.40 53.60 3.60 50.90 0.50 1.25 2.41 Playoffs 4 1 2 3 0
2020-2021 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 56 22 20 42 18 872 55.70 52.70 5.20 52.50 3.30 0.83 1.51 Playoffs 6 2 1 3 0
2021-2022 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 60 24 34 58 14 817 52.60 51.70 -3.60 50.80 -1.60 0.73 2.06 Playoffs 7 2 6 8 0
2022-2023 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 23 5 5 10 11
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Signing Team Pittsburgh Penguins logo
Signing Date May 21, 2022
Signing Status UFA
Agent Brian Bartlett
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Standard Contract | 6 Years $30,750,000 6.21% of cap space
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Base Salary $6,100,000 $6,100,000 $6,100,000 $5,130,000 $3,660,000 $3,660,000
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Contract History

Signing Team Pittsburgh Penguins logo
Signing Date June 26, 2018
Signing Status RFA
Agent Brian Bartlett
Standard Contract | 4 Years $14,000,000 4.40% of cap space
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022
Cap Hit $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000
UFA
AAV $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000
Minors Salary $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000
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Signing Team Pittsburgh Penguins logo
Signing Date March 14, 2016
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,280,000 0.88% of cap space
2016-2017 2017-2018
Cap Hit $640,000 $640,000
RFA
AAV $640,000 $640,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $620,000 $660,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $620,000 $660,000
Minors Salary $620,000 $660,000
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Signing Team Pittsburgh Penguins logo
Signing Date April 1, 2014
Entry Level Contract | 2 Years $1,800,000 0.95% of cap space
2014-2015 2015-2016
Cap Hit $652,500 $652,500
RFA
AAV $900,000 $900,000
Performance Bonuses $260,000 $235,000
Base Salary $550,000 $575,000
Signing Bonuses $90,000 $90,000
Total Salary $640,000 $665,000
Minors Salary $67,500 $67,500
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