Eric Brewer
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 4"
BIRTHDATE: 04/17/1979
DRAFTED: NYI: 1997-5 overall
2013-14 SEASON: Skated in 77 games with the Lightning, posting 4 goals and 17 points to go along with 59 penalty minutes…Recorded a plus or even rating in 60 of 77 games…Ranked 3rd on the Lightning with 139 hits…Notched a pair of goals for his third career 2-goal game on Apr. 11 vs. CBJ…Skated in a season-best 24:57 TOI on Apr. 11 vs. CBJ…Recorded a season-best +3 rating and notched his 2nd goal of the season on Apr. 10 vs. PHI…Missed 3 games with an upper body injury from Dec. 23-29…Skated in his 900th career NHL game on Oct. 29 at NJD…Named an assistant captain on March 6….2014 Playoffs: Skated in all 4 playoff games with the Lightning, recording 3 shots on goal.


2012-13 SEASON: Played in all 48 games last season with the Lightning, recording four goals and 12 points to go along with 30 penalty minutes…Was 1 of 2 defensemen on the Bolts to record a game-winning goal…Ranked 1st on the team for blocked shots with 94 and was 2nd for hits with 88…Recorded an assist and tied his career-high with a plus-4 rating on 4/4 at CAR…Fired a season-high 5 shots on goal on 4/2 vs. FLA…Scored 2 goals in a game for the 2nd time in his career (3/7/04 at CHI) in the Lightning season opener on 1/19 vs. WSH...2011-12: Played in 82 games with the Lightning, posting 1 goal and 21 points to go along with 49 penalty minutes…Ranked tied for 1st among Lightning defensemen with 20 assists…Ranked 3rd on team defense in points…1 of 3 Lightning players to appear in all 82 games (Stamkos/Clark)…2nd time in his career skating in all 82 regular season games (St. Louis – 2006-07)…Led the Lightning with 23:16 time on ice and hits with 197…Ranked 2nd on the team with 176 blocked shots…Played in his 100th game with the Bolts on 3/31 vs. WPG…Appeared in his 800th career NHL game on 1/12 vs. CAR…2010-11: Appeared in 76 games, splitting time between the Blues and the Lightning…Began the season with STL, recording 8 goals and 14 points in 54 games…Set an individual single-game career-high with 17 penalty minutes on 10/11 vs. ANA…Scored his 1st goal and point of the season on 11/19 and went on to record a 2-game goal streak with his 2nd tally of the season the very next night on 11/20 vs. NJD…His 85 hits ranked 4th on the Blues…Traded to the Lightning on 2/18…At the time of his trade, he led all Blues defensemen with 8 goals…Played his 1st game as a member of the Lightning on 2/19 vs. FLA…Played 22 games for the Bolts, recording a goal and an assist…Scored his 1st goal as a member of the Lightning on 3/3 at BOS against Tim Thomas…Led the Lightning in average ice time per game with 21:34…Finished the season with 9 goals, which marked a NHL career-best…Finished the season ranked 2nd on the Bolts with a plus-5 rating…Recorded a plus-6 rating overall in 2010-11, which was the 2nd-highest mark of his career…Appeared in his 1st postseason since the 2003 Stanley Cup Playoffs with EDM...Recorded NHL playoff career-highs with 6 assists and 7 points…Tied a NHL postseason career-high for goals with 1…Also appeared in a NHL career-high 18 playoff games…Scored the 1st Lightning playoff goal of the 2011 postseason and the 1st since 2007 with a tally in Game 2 of the ECQF at PIT…Had 1g-4a-5p in the ECQF, including setting a single-game career-high in the postseason with 3 points in Game 2...Led team defensemen with 7 points and tied for the team lead among defensemen with 6 assists...Ranked 1st on the Lightning in average ice time per game with 25:36...Ranked 3rd among all postseason skaters with 51 blocked shots and was 15th among all playoff skaters with 43 hits…2009-10: Tied a career high and ranked 2nd among Blues defenseman with 8 goals as well and finished 2nd in shots with 84…Tied for 2nd on the team with 21:26 of ice time per game and 29.1 shifts per game…Blocked 3 or more shots in a game 16 times and blocked at least 1 in 42 of his 59 games played…Logged over 22 minutes of ice time in 20 of 59 games… Launched 3 or more shots on goal in 10 games and at least 1 in 46 of 59 overall…2008-09: Led the Blues with an average ice time of 25:07…Posted at least 1 blocked shot in 25 of 28 games …Skated in his 600th career NHL game on 10/18 vs. CHI…Scored his 1st goal of the season on 10/16 vs. DAL…Missed the majority of the season due to an upper body injury…2007-08: Was named the 19th captain in Blues history on 2/8…Ranked 1st on the team averaging 24:37 of ice-time per game…Was tied for 4th on the team with 91 penalty minutes…Posted a career-high 4 points (0g-4a-4p) on 2/17 vs. CBJ…2006-07: Tied a career high with 29 points (6g-23a-29p) while setting a career-high with 23 assists…Was 1 of 4 Blues to play in 82 games…Ranked 1st on the team, averaging 24:31 minutes per game…Ranked 1st on the team with 166 blocked shots…Set a career-high with 69 penalty minutes…Tallied his 100th career NHL assist, while skating in his 500th career NHL game on 3/1 at NYI…Posted a career high 3-point game (1g-2a-3p) on 1/16 at ANA...2005-06: Made his Blues debut on 10/5 at DET, notching his 1st goal as a Blue…Appeared in 32 games, collecting 9 points (6g-3a-9p) along with 45 penalty minutes…Underwent season-ending shoulder surgery on 1/26…Collected his 300th career NHL penalty minute on 12/28 at CHI…Tied a career-high with 15 penalty minutes on 11/9 at CBJ…Missed 50 games due to injury…2004-05: Did not play... 2003-04: Tallied 25 points (7g-18a-25p) along with 67 penalty minutes in 77 games with the Oilers…Ranked 14th in the NHL and led Edmonton with an average of 24:39 minutes of ice time…Was tied for 4th on Edmonton with 10 power-play points (3g-7a-10p)…Registered 6 multiple-point games, all 2-point games…Posted a 3-game scoring streak from 3/12 to 3/16, notching 4 assists…Scored the overtime game-winner on 2/21 vs. VAN…Recorded his 100th career NHL point on 1/29 vs. CHI…Registered his 200th career NHL penalty minute on 10/16 vs. BUF… Played in his 400th career NHL game on 3/26 vs. LAK...2002-03: Ranked 1st among Oilers defensemen and was 10th on the team with 29 points (8-21-29)…Posted career-highs in all offensive categories…Appeared in his 1st career NHL All-Star Game for the Western Conference on 2/2 at FLA...2001-02: Notched 25 points (7-18-25) in 81 games for the Oilers…Ranked 2nd on EDM, averaging 23:55 minutes of ice time…Ranked 2nd on the team in hits, finished 3rd on the team in blocked shots and was 5th on the team in shots on goal...2000-01: Tallied 21 points (7-14-21) along with 53 penalty minutes in 77 games played…Was tied for 1st on the Oilers, posting a plus-15 rating…Ranked 2nd on the team with 162 hits and was 5th with 91 blocked shots…1999-2000: Split the season with NYI and the Lowell Lock Monsters of the AHL…Registered a pair of assists in 26 games with the Islanders…Notched 4 points (2-2-4) in 25 matches with Lowell…1998-99: Made his NHL debut with NYI on 10/10 vs. PIT…Tallied 11 points (5-6-11) along with 32 penalty minutes, skating in 63 games… Averaged 15:30 minutes of ice time per game.