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Fantasy Summary

Large, composed netminder with accurate and controlled lateral movements, great reflexes and post coverage. Struggles with shots that are closer to his body, and can give up avoidable rebounds, but could become a fringe starter at the NHL level.


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July 2022 – The Devils have added one of the best goaltender prospects in this draft class, although that isn’t saying much given how low on high-end netminders this crop is. Brennan has a lot of Nico Daws in him, and the two could perhaps be a decent 1A/1B tandem in a couple years’ time. Hadi Kalakeche

July 2022 – The New Jersey Devils have selected Brennan in the fourth round of the 2022 NHL Draft, 102nd overall. Nick Richard

January 2022 — Brennan is the top netminder on NHL Central Scouting’s North American Goaltenders list at the moment, and has a lot of interesting tools upon which to build his game. Behind a losing record (8-12-0), a 3.43 goals against average and a .902 save percentage hides a composed goaltender with great edgework which helps him cover his posts, an active mind and an impressive tendency to divert pucks into areas for his teammates to pick up. As is the case for every goaltender in this draft, there are weaknesses in his game which will likely keep him out of the top-two rounds, such as his inefficiency on shots that force him to squeeze his arms to his chest and his inconsistent puck-playing, both i