Eddie's Jersey Room

A visual resource for the historical research of Colorado Avalanche NHL game worn or game used hockey jerseys, their characteristics, and the players who have worn them.

50 Brian Willsie

Brian Willsie Colorado Avalanche game worn jersey Back
Brian Willsie Colorado Avalanche game worn jersey Front
2001-2002 Seventh Season
CCM/KOHO Airknit. Set 1. Neck tagging 56.

The jersey is from the first set of alternates, which were worn as a set for five games. It is tagged set "I-1". It displays the tie-down style neck, and shows decent game wear for only being worn in three of the five games. Black marks are most visible in the white striped portions of the shirt. Both sleeves show a number of marks, and the lower front body also displays an array of stick marks.The jersey is accompanied by the Avalanche LOA.

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Brian Willsie Colorado Avalanche game worn jersey tagging
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Brian Willsie Colorado Avalanche game worn jersey tagging
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Brian Willsie Colorado Avalanche game worn jersey tagging
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Brian Willsie Colorado Avalanche game worn jersey tagging
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Brian Willsie Colorado Avalanche game worn jersey tagging
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Brian Willsie Colorado Avalanche game worn jersey tagging
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Brian Willsie Colorado Avalanche game worn jersey tagging
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Brian Willsie

A native of London, Ontario Brian Willsie starred for three years with the Guelph Storm of the OHL and was taken 146th overall by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft. He returned to junior and was named to the OHL First All-Star team in 1998 after registering 76 points on the strength of 45 goals.

An offensively gifted player, Willsie made his professional debut in 1998-99 and spent the better part of his first four seasons with the AHL's Hershey Bears while suiting up for his first full season with the Avalanche in 2001-02. The former Guelph junior went on to play one more season with the Avalanche before being claimed in the 2003 Waiver Draft by the Washington Capitals.

On the international stage Willsie represented Canada at the 1998 World Junior Championships.

Right Wing - Shoots right
Born: March 16, 1978 - London, Ontario
6-1, 195 lbs.

Colorado's seventh selection (146th overall) in the 1996 Entry Draft. Claimed by Washington from Colorado in Waiver Draft, October 3, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Ljubljana (Slovenia), October 8, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Portland (AHL), December 15, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, July 4, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Colorado, July 15, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Washington, July 14, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Montreal, July 7, 2011.

  • OHL First All-Star Team (1998)