Brad Stuart is a former professional ice hockey defenceman who played in over 1000 career games in the National Hockey League (NHL). Stuart was drafted in the first round, 3rd overall, in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft by the San Jose Sharks.
On February 10, 2007, he was traded to the Calgary Flames along with Wayne Primeau. After the end of the season, Stuart signed a one-year deal to play for the Los Angeles Kings. The Kings traded Stuart to the Detroit Red Wings on February 26, 2008 for a second round draft pick in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft and a fourth round draft pick in 2009. On June 4, 2008, Stuart won the Stanley Cup as a member of the Red Wings. On July 1, 2014, with the Sharks intent on getting younger, Stuart accepted a trade to provide a veteran presence to the Colorado Avalanche where he eventually ended his NHL career with 1198 games, 90 goals, 295 assists and 614 PIMs over a 16 year career.