Brian signed with the Ottawa Senators in 2002 and made his debut 3 years later in the NHL. Prior to playing in the NHL, he played in the OHL for 5 seasons with the Guelph Storm, Sudbury Wolves, Mississauga Ice Dogs, Owen Sound Attack, Oshawa Generals, and Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds and was a member of the Storm’s J. Ross Robertson Cup as OHL champions. He played 9 seasons in the NHL, played 317 games, 10 goals, 17 assists, 27 points, and 609 pim. During his career, he played for the Ottawa Senators, Phoenix Coyotes, Calgary Flames, and Nashville Predators. Since Brian’s playing career, he has joined the Calgary Flames as a player development staff.