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Brent Seabrook | Defenseman

Team: Chicago Blackhawks
Age / DOB:  (30) / 4/20/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 220
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The Chicago Blackhawks are committed to keeping Brent Seabrook long-term.
According to Sportsnet's Elliott Friedman, don't be surprised if the Hawks make Seabrook's contract a top priority in the next couple of weeks. Seabrook can be an unrestricted free-agent after next season, but Stan Bowman has already said that he wants to keep the big defenseman. The 30-year-old is very valuable to the Blackhawks, but even if he takes less money to stay, he will eat up a good chunk of cap space. With so much money committed to Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane, Duncan Keith and others, it may not be possible for the Hawks to keep everybody. Jun 28 - 10:00 PM

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With his goal in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final, Brent Seabrook set a new franchise record for goals scored by a defenseman in a single playoff run.

Seabrook's seventh goal of the postseason was a big one, as he tied the game at 3-3 in the third period. Unfortunately for the Hawks, they were unable to win the game. Chris Chelios set the previous record in 1992.
Jun 7 - 11:52 AM

Brent Seabrook scored for the Blackhawks, who fell 4-3 in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final to the Lightning on Saturday night.

Seabrook, whose 28:43 was nine seconds off Duncan Keith’s 28:52 for the team high, scored his seventh goal of the playoffs and fourth goal in six games. He has 11 points in the playoffs. Andrew Shaw and Teuvo Teravainen picked up the other goals. The Cup Final is now tied at one game apiece.
Jun 6 - 10:13 PM

Brent Seabrook is having a strong playoff campaign with the Hawks, currently leading all of the team's defensemen with six goals.

The 30-year-old blueliner may be overshadowed by Conn Smythe favorite Duncan Keith, but the Hawks rely heavily on Seabrook as well. He's averaging 26:21 minutes per game and has 10 points in total. He owns a plus-six rating and has provided strong leadership on the highly experienced Chicago roster.
Jun 4 - 10:29 PM

Brent Seabrook contributed a goal and an assist in Game 5 against Anaheim.

His fifth goal of the playoffs came in the second period and his fourth assist came on Jonathan Toews' game-tying marker late in the third. The Blackhawks lost the match just 45 seconds into overtime, but it was a valiant effort after a tough start. Chicago will have to win on Wednesday to force Game 7 or else the Ducks will be playing in the Stanley Cup Final.
May 26 - 10:54 AM

Brent Seabrook thinks how Chicago starts in Game 5 will be a big factor in determining their finish.

"We've got to come out with a good effort off the start," Seabrook said. "I think our starts have been key. When we start well, we usually give ourselves a chance to have a good game and get a win. That's going to be tomorrow's theme, I'm sure: getting off to a good start and trying to do some good things in a hostile building in Anaheim." Chicago is 7-1 in the playoffs when they score first and 3-3 when they surrender the opening marker. The Blackhawks are also 5-0 when leading through 20 minutes.
Source: CSN Chicago
May 25 - 10:04 AM

Brent Seabrook scored a goal in Saturday's 5-4 double overtime win over the Anaheim Ducks.

The two teams combined for five goals in what was a crazy third period. Seabrook scored at the 7:38 mark of the third frame to extend the Hawks' lead to 3-1, but Anaheim responded quickly by scoring three goals in 37 seconds to take a 4-3 lead. The Hawks eventually tied the game on a goal by Patrick Kane, and Antoine Vermette scored the game-winner in the second period of overtime. The 30-year-old has four goals and seven points in 14 games.
Source: CSN Chicago
May 24 - 10:25 AM

Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal is reporting that the Oilers are interested in Brent Seabrook at the end of the season.

The Oilers are in desperate need of a top defenseman and Seabrook could fit the bill perfectly as he has only one season left on his contract and the Blackhawks will once again be up against it as far as the salary cap is concerned. Matheson also writes that the Oilers are kicking the tires in regards to Dion Phaneuf but their interest is not nearly as strong as it will be with Seabrook.
May 16 - 6:54 AM

Brent Seabrook broke open the scoring on Thursday night when his shot deflected off of Marco Scandella's leg and past Devan Dubnyk.

It was Seabrook's third goal and fifth point of the postseason. Any which way you look at it, the goal was lucky. But it counts just the same. The veteran defender would go on to contribute two shots, two takeaways, and three blocks over 24:57 of work in the 4-3 Game Four victory.
May 8 - 1:05 AM

Brent Seabrook ended an exciting night of hockey in Chicago with a goal at the 1:00 mark of the third overtime to give the Blackhawks a 3-2 win on Tuesday.

Seabrook scored on the 100th shot of the evening and mercifully ended it for the all the journalist covering the game. That being said, what an exciting game to watch as it was the first game to go to triple overtime in the NHL this year. Brandon Saad and Antoine Vermette rounded out the scoring for the Chicago Blackhawks.
Apr 22 - 2:29 AM

Brent Seabrook recorded a goal in Game 3 to help Chicago post a 4-2 win against Nashville.

He has registered a goal and an assist in his past two playoff matches. Seabrook had 15 points in 16 games for the Blackhawks last year in the postseason.
Apr 20 - 12:59 PM

Brent Seabrook scored two assists in Saturday's 6-2 win over San Jose.

Seabrook collected an assist on Patrick Sharp's goal at the 6:03 mark of the first period. He also picked up the primary assist on Sharp's second goal which was scored in the third period. The 29-year-old has three points in his last four games and he has eight goals and 31 points in 68 games this season.
Mar 15 - 11:49 AM

Brent Seabrook scored a goal in Friday's 2-1 shootout win over Edmonton.

The Blackhawks trailed for most of this game until Seabrook levelled the score with 6:02 remaining in the contest. The 29-year-old also had four shots, two hits, three blocked shots and two penalty minutes in 24:52 of ice time. The goal was his first since December 27th against Colorado. He now has eight goals and 29 points in 65 games this season. Jonathan Toews and Marian Hossa helped set Seabrook up.
Mar 6 - 11:25 PM

Brent Seabrook's favorite part of the All-Star weekend was spending it with his family.

"I've been enjoying a lot of time with my son (with) him being around," Seabrook said. "He liked the mascot game (Saturday). It's pretty cool to be able to have a kid and be able to share it here with my family and everybody." He posted an assist and a plus-3 rating in Team Toews' 17-12 victory against Team Foligno in his first NHL All-Star Game.
Jan 26 - 12:01 PM

Brent Seabrook is excited to be skating in his first NHL All-Star game.

"It’s a lot of fun to be here. I’m really excited, I’m really honored that the fans voted me in," said Seabrook. "It’s my first one, so it’s nice to have some guys to help me with a few things. They’ll probably be more lax with things than I will be, but I’m looking forward to it." The 29-year-old has seven goals and 25 points in 47 games this season.
Source: CSN Chicago
Jan 24 - 9:21 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Jonathan Toews
2Artem Anisimov
3Marcus Kruger
4Teuvo Teravainen
5Joakim Nordstrom
LW1Patrick Sharp
2Bryan Bickell
3Daniel Carcillo
4Corey Tropp
5Jeremy Morin
RW1Patrick Kane
2Marian Hossa
3Kris Versteeg
4Andrew Shaw
5Marko Dano
6Andrew Desjardins
7Viktor Tikhonov
D1Duncan Keith
2Brent Seabrook
3Kimmo Timonen
4Niklas Hjalmarsson
5Johnny Oduya
6David Rundblad
7Michal Rozsival
8Kyle Cumiskey
9Trevor van Riemsdyk
G1Corey Crawford
2Scott Darling