BORN MAY 18th 1976 in Canada to Croatia-born parents Juraj (George) and Barica (Barbara) of Vancouver BC, he was a 177 cm forward weighing 82 kg. He moved to Australia and became a foundation forward of the Adelaide Avalanche at twenty-two and then the AIHL at twenty-three. He scored 3 goals 4 assists in 11 games of the inaugural season for the Avs.
He won Goodall Cups with the Avalanche in 2000 and 2001 and went on to captain the Club. He was one of the Avs all-time top scorers with the Oddy brothers, Trevor Walsh and the Thilthorpe brothers. In his nine seasons there he played 128 games averaging almost a goal a game.
He also represented Australia in 14 games across three IIHF Division 2 World Championships — 2005, 2006 and 2007 — scoring 2 goals, 8 assists and winning a bronze and two silver medals. He returned to Canada after 2007 and played 32 games over 3 seasons for the Prince Rupert Damage in the Central Interior Hockey League.
Ross Carpenter, 'Brlecic, Chris (1976 - )', Legends of Australian Ice, Melbourne, Australia, http://icelegendsaustralia.com/legends-2/bio_brlecic.html, accessed online .