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J.T. Brown | Winger | #23

Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
Age / DOB:  (26) / 7/2/1990
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 169
College: U. of Minnesota-Duluth
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J.T. Brown will be back from an upper-body injury on Tuesday night.
He has missed the last three games due to the ailment. Brown is slated to join the fourth line with Vladislav Namestnikov and Brian Boyle. Nov 29 - 6:04 PM

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After destroying a Predators fan's phone on Monday as he walked off the ice, J.T. Brown is making it "right" by him.

"We've reached out to the guy, and we're working on getting him a new phone as well. That's all there really is to say," Brown said. The phone Brown destroyed was an iPhone, by the way. "At the end of the day, we made it right," and it will come with a signed jersey to boot.
Nov 24 - 9:23 PM

It turns out, J.T. Brown was scratched Wednesday because he had an upper-body injury.

He is listed as day-to-day. Brown has two goals and one assist in 19 games this season.
Nov 24 - 8:34 AM

J.T. Brown is a healthy scratch on Wednesday when the Lightning face the Flyers

Brown had been a healthy scratch once already in 2016-17. He's been pointless in the previous four games and scoring once in the previous 10 games heading to the scratch.
Nov 23 - 7:45 PM

J.T. Brown netted his second goal of the season Monday night in a 4-0 victory versus the Islanders.

He opened the scoring with just 62 seconds left in the first period. Brown also dropped the gloves with New York defender Scott Mayfield in the second stanza. The Tampa Bay winger has three points through 15 contests.
Nov 15 - 9:05 AM

JT Brown and Matt Taormina will be scratched from Sunday's match with the Rangers.

As both Ryan Callahan and Nikita Kucherov return from injury, someone had to sit. Brown has no points through eight games.
Oct 30 - 7:05 PM

J.T. Brown responded to Team USA coach John Tortorella's comment that he would bench any player who didn't stand for the national anthem.

"Wouldn't benching a black man for taking a stance only further prove Kap's point of oppression? But hey," Brown tweeted on Tuesday. He went further into depth on Thursday when he said: "I'd like to make it clear that I have no ill will towards John Tortorella. I do not know him. I responded to a story on Twitter with my opinion and that was how I saw it. He sees the situation through his reality and I see it through mine, as a black athlete in the NHL. I know I'm not on the United States World Cup roster, but I have had a chance to represent my country on other occasions. My Tweet was a hypothetical. What if I took a stance to promote awareness for one of the many injustices still occurring in our country and was punished despite there being no rule or law against it?" He added that what is happening in the United States hasn't gone unnoticed by the hockey community and he will look for opportunities to help bring awareness to racial issues.
Sep 8 - 10:28 AM

J.T. Brown has signed a two-year extension with Tampa Bay.

Brown had eight goals, 22 points, and 59 penalty minutes in 78 contests in 2015-16. He would have become a restricted free agent this summer.
Jun 24 - 3:45 PM

J.T. Brown had an assist in Game 2 versus Pittsburgh.

The Tampa Bay Lightning dropped a 3-2 decision to the Penguins in overtime. Brown was playing in just his fourth game of the postseason and his second since returning from an upper-body injury. In 32 career NHL playoff games, he has posted one goal and four assists.
May 17 - 8:27 AM

J.T. Brown will make a return to the lineup for Game 1 against Pittsburgh on Friday.

Brown has been out since April 15 because of an upper-body injury. He doesn't bring much in terms of offensive ability, but he does play a hard-nosed game.
May 13 - 8:01 PM

J.T. Brown (upper body) skated again on Thursday and could be back as soon as Friday's game against Pittsburgh.

Coach Jon Cooper didn't say if Brown would play in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Final, but Michael Blunden and Jonathan Marchessault skated as extras after Thursday's practice. They are possibilities to play if Brown isn't available. He hasn't played since Apr. 15 because of an upper-body injury.
May 13 - 8:45 AM

J.T. Brown (upper body) skated on the fourth line during Wednesday's line rushes at practice.

It was his first full practice with his teammates since he was injured back in Game 2 in the opening round against Detroit. However, it remains unclear if he will be ready to return for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Final against Pittsburgh on Friday night.
May 12 - 9:33 AM

J.T. Brown (upper body) isn't expected to return before the end of the second round.

"I'd be shocked (if he came back) in this series," Lightning coach Jon Cooper said. Brown has no points in two playoff contests this year.
May 6 - 6:16 PM

J.T. Brown (upper body) had a solo workout on Thursday.

He used a full stick for the first time, but it doesn't seem like he's close to returning to the lineup from a suspected wrist or hand injury. Brown has been injured since Game 2 against Detroit in Round 1.
May 6 - 9:18 AM

J.T. Brown (upper body) skated prior to practice on Monday.

He didn't use a stick during his session, which suggests that he could be dealing with a wrist or hand injury. Brown is out indefinitely and it's unclear if he will play at all in Round 2 of the playoffs.
May 2 - 2:53 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Steven Stamkos
2Tyler Johnson
3Valtteri Filppula
4Brian Boyle
LW1Ondrej Palat
2Alex Killorn
3Vladislav Namestnikov
4Jonathan Drouin
5Cedric Paquette
RW1Nikita Kucherov
2Ryan Callahan
3Brayden Point
4J.T. Brown
5Joel Vermin
D1Victor Hedman
2Anton Stralman
3Jason Garrison
4Braydon Coburn
5Nikita Nesterov
6Andrej Sustr
7Luke Witkowski
G1Ben Bishop
2Andrei Vasilevskiy