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J.T. Brown | Winger

Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
Age / DOB:  (25) / 7/2/1990
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 175
College: U. of Minnesota-Duluth
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J.T. Brown has been getting more ice time lately for the Lightning.
He averaged just 9:46 of playing time per game in the first 19 contests, but in his last four outings he has been granted 15:45 per match. Coach Jon Cooper likes Brown's consistency, but injuries have certainly played a part in his increased role. Brown has collected four assists in his last five games to give him seven points in 21 contests. Nov 27 - 8:25 AM

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J.T. Brown picked up two assists in Saturday's 5-4 shootout loss to the Panthers.

Brown registered the only assist on Cedric Paquette's first period goal and he helped set up Vladislav Namestnikov's go-ahead goal in the third. The 25-year-old finished the game with a plus-2 rating and 12 minutes in penalties after an altercation with Shawn Thornton.
Nov 15 - 12:04 PM

J.T. Brown was a healthy scratch Tuesday night.

He has one goal and one assist in six games this campaign. Brown was the odd-man out against Nashville, but Tampa Bay may continue to rotate their 13th forward spot.
Oct 21 - 12:08 PM

J.T. Brown wants to get his shot off quicker and hit the net more often this season.

He has made that his focus going into his third full season with Tampa Bay. Brown's shot has looked more accurate during training camp and he sniped the game-winning goal against Dallas in preseason action last Thursday. "It seems like this year he's lowered his sight line a little bit," coach Jon Cooper said. "But it just goes to show that when you shoot, you give yourself a chance to score. You get those opportunities on your stick, and he threw a puck on net and we win a game." Despite his improvement, Brown isn't someone to target in fantasy leagues. He has seven goals and 29 points in his career over 120 NHL matches.
Oct 5 - 10:44 AM

J.T. Brown earned an assist in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final.

His first helper of the playoffs came on Ryan Callahan's opening goal of the contest. Brown finished the match with a plus-2 rating and six hits. He has helped form a successful checking line alongside Callahan and Cedric Paquette, who both scored in Tampa Bay's 3-2 win over Chicago in Game 3.
Jun 10 - 10:46 AM

J.T. Brown has posted one goal in 18 playoff games, but his ice time has increased substantially from the opening round.

Brown played over 10 minutes just once in his first six 2015 postseason appearances, but his playing time has nearly doubled since then. He had plenty of chances against the New York Rangers in the Eastern Conference Finals, but couldn't contribute more offense. "The one thing we always have in our back pocket is J.T.," coach Jon Cooper said. "That's why I'm just hoping that one of these pucks finally goes in for him, because if there's one guy that deserves it, it's J.T."
Jun 1 - 10:20 AM

JT Brown was made a late addition to Tampa Bay's lineup for Game One against the Montreal Canadiens on Friday night. He'll skate with Brenden Morrow and Vladislav Namestnikov.

Believe it or not, Brown has played in five of Tampa Bay's first seven playoff games already. But he's skated an average of just 8:40 with five total shots on goal and no points to show for his efforts. Suffice it to say that the young forward who scored just nine points in 52 games this season ought not to have a place on your roster.

J.T. Brown and Mark Barberio will be in the press box for Game 6 Monday night against Detroit.

The Lightning are rolling out with seven defensemen for Game 6, however, Barberio is not one of them. J.T. Brown will be scratched to make room for Nikita Nesterov. Barberio has not been able to crack the Bolts lineup this postseason and appeared in 52 games during the regular season where he scored one goal and six assists with a minus four rating.
Apr 27 - 8:08 PM

Updating a previous item, J.T. Brown (face) returned to Thursday's game against Detroit.

Brown took a Steve Stamkos shot to the face in the second period, but he is back in the game.
Apr 16 - 9:22 PM

J.T. Brown left Thursday's game against Detroit because of a facial injury.

Brown appeared to take a Steve Stamkos wrist shot to the face, and he was obviously in some discomfort. We'll provide an update on Brown's situation as soon as one is made available.
Apr 16 - 8:47 PM

J.T. Brown will be inserted into the Lightning’s lineup Monday night versus the Canadiens.

Brown will dress Monday night as Tyler Johnson is unable to suit up after being sustaining an upper body injury. Brown has been a productive fourth liner for the Bolts this season, picking up three goals and nine points in 46 games played. He will most likely play the wing alongside Brandon Morrow and Brian Boyle.
Mar 30 - 6:12 PM

J.T. Brown returned to action on Thursday from an upper-body injury.

He sat out the last three games before getting back into the fold against Boston. Brown had two shots and one block in 8:56 of ice time in Tampa Bay's 3-2 shootout loss.
Mar 13 - 2:30 AM

J.T. Brown (upper body) could be back in the lineup on Thursday.

He has missed the last three games with an upper-body injury. Just an FYI as Brown shouldn't be on your fantasy radar.
Mar 11 - 6:10 PM

J.T. Brown (upper body) took part in Friday's practice.

Brown might be able to play on Saturday after missing Thursday's contest. He has two goals and five points in 39 games this season.
Mar 6 - 6:43 PM

J.T. Brown sat out Thursday's game with an upper-body injury.

He was hurt in Tuesday's victory against Buffalo, but it's not believed to be serious. "I'm feeling pretty good, but not at 100 percent right now," Brown said. He was able to take part in Wednesday's practice and Thursday's optional session.
Mar 6 - 10:25 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Steven Stamkos
2Tyler Johnson
3Valtteri Filppula
4Brian Boyle
LW1Ondrej Palat
2Alex Killorn
3Jonathan Drouin
4Cedric Paquette
5Jonathan Marchessault
6Tye McGinn
7Vladislav Namestnikov
RW1Nikita Kucherov
2Ryan Callahan
3J.T. Brown
4Erik Condra
5Joel Vermin
D1Victor Hedman
2Anton Stralman
3Jason Garrison
4Matt Carle
5Braydon Coburn
6Nikita Nesterov
7Andrej Sustr
8Mattias Ohlund
G1Ben Bishop
2Andrei Vasilevskiy