Canadian defenceman who earned the Stanley Glass as an associate from the Chicago Blackhawks in 2013. He previously spent four periods using the Anaheim Ducks and was an initial Group All-Star in the American Hockey Group. He was created in Lanigan, Saskatchewan and started playing for the Humboldt Broncos from the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey Group in 1999. In 2006-07, he received the Eddie Shoreline Prize as the American Hockey League’s greatest defenceman, having led all AHL defenceman in factors that period. His older sibling is normally fellow professional hockey participant Wade Brookbank. His cousin Geoff Sanderson in addition has performed in the NHL. He gained a Stanley Glass by using Conn Smythe Trophy-winning center Jonathan Toews.