Brock Radunske
Brock Radunske.jpeg
Position C / LW
Shoots Left
Nickname(s) "BROKO"
6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
200 lb (91 kg)
Newmarket Hurricanes
Michigan State University
Greenville Grrrowl
Stockton Thunder
Edmonton Roadrunners
Grand Rapids Griffins
Augsburger Panther
Anyang Halla
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born (1983-04-05)April 5, 1983,
Kitchener, ON, CAN
NHL Draft 79th overall, 2002
Edmonton Oilers
Pro Career 2000 – present

Brock Radunske (born April 5, 1983 in Kitchener, Ontario) is a professional ice hockey forward for Anyang Halla of Asia League Ice Hockey in South Korea. He was selected in the third round of the 2002 NHL Entry Draft, 79th overall, by the Edmonton Oilers.

Radunske was born in Kitchener, Ontario but grew up in the town of New Hamburg. Nicknamed “Brocko” since he was a youngster. Enrolled as a communications major, in Michigan State University, as he spent three seasons playing for the Michigan State Spartans. He was member of the team for famous outdoor event, The Cold War (hockey) along with fellow teammate Brad Fast and John-Michael Liles.

Radunske became the first North American born player ever to sign with Anyang Halla and tallest forward in club's history.

While playing for Anyang Halla, he earned new nickname "Canadian Big Beauty" (Korean: 빙판의 꽃미남) from Korean fans because of his dorable look.

Professional career[edit | edit source]

CAREER NOTES: In 2005-06, he was part of the Greenville team that advanced to an American Conference division semifinal playoff berth with a 45-24-3 regular season record (93 points) ... led Greenville in goal-scoring and finished fourth on the team in scoring ... ended the 2005-06 regular season by scoring eight goals in a seven-game stretch ... scored a goal in his first Kelly Cup playoff game on 4/9/06 vs. Augusta ... has scored a career-high 3 points three times (last: 10/21/05 vs. Pensacola - 3 goals, hat trick) ... made his professional debut with Edmonton (AHL) on 10/18/04 vs. San Antonio ... scored his first professional goal on 10/23/04 at Manitoba ... was a teammate at Michigan State (NCAA) with Thunder left wing Mike Lalonde.

Scored his first goal of the season with Grand Rapids (AHL) on 11/14/06 vs. Milwaukee … followed-up three games later with the game’s first goal on 12/1/06 vs. Rochester … scored his first goal in a Thunder uniform on 3/4/07, part of a two-goal output … scored a career-high and tied a Thunder all-time single-game record with four points (1g-3a) on 3/9/07 vs. Victoria, a 5-4 shootout win ... broke a Thunder single-game record with a new career-high five points (2g-3a) on 3/22/07, in a 6-3 win at Utah. He spent 2007-2008' season with Augsburger Panther (DEL), appeared 37 games with 7G 19A 26pts.

In May 2008, Radunske signed with Anyang Halla for 1 year deal, recommended by club's scout & interpreter Samuel H. Kim.

PAST SEASONS: In his first season with Halla, he earned his first point on Brad Fast's goal in 20/9/08 vs High1 at Ko-yang Rink... scored a first goal as a Halla in 21/9/08 vs High1 with 51 seconds in the game. Radunske scored his first goal in home building in 29/9/08 vs Oji Eagles. Radunske scored his first hat trick as a Halla in 18/1/09 vs Seibu Prince Rabbits.

After leading the league with goals & points, Radunske was awarded four trophies including regular season MVP, the Best-forward, best scorer & best point. In Feb. 2009 Radunske re-signed with Anyang Halla for 3 year deal. Radunske's 3-year deal is the longest contract extension in club's history including all imports among Korean pro-sports league.

Radunske captured his first ever championship title, beating Nippon Paper Cranes series of 3-2 in 2009-2010 Asia League final. Radunske was named playoffs MVP.

Career statistics[edit | edit source]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2000–01 Newmarket Hurricanes OPJHL 49 30 39 69 65
2001–02 Michigan State University NCAA 41 4 9 13 28
2002–03 Michigan State University NCAA 36 11 18 29 30
2003–04 Michigan State University NCAA 42 12 10 22 60
2004–05 Edmonton Roadrunners AHL 8 1 1 2 2
2004–05 Greenville Grrrowl ECHL 39 12 17 29 52
2005–06 Greenville Grrrowl ECHL 63 38 16 54 58 6 1 2 3 14
2006–07 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 20 2 0 2 12
2006–07 Stockton Thunder ECHL 16 14 19 33 12 3 0 0 0 2
2007–08 Augsburger Panther DEL 37 7 19 26 59
2008–09 Anyang Halla ALIH 35 29 28 57 36 7 5 6 11 8
2009–10 Anyang Halla ALIH 28 19 29 48 24 9 6 7 13 12
2010–11 Anyang Halla ALIH 36 20 13 33 28 4 1 1 2 4

Career highlights[edit | edit source]


Asia League Champion


Asia League Champion

Asia League Playoffs MVP


Asia League 'Best-Forward' of the Year

Asia League 'MVP' of the year (Regular Season)

Asia League Goal leader (Scoring Champion)

Asia League Point leader

Sources/External References[edit | edit source]

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