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J.T. Brown | Winger | #23

Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
Age / DOB:  (27) / 7/2/1990
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 169
College: U. of Minnesota-Duluth
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J.T. Brown will be a healthy scratch in Monday's game against the Detroit Red Wings.
Brown has suited up in just one of five games this season. This will be his fourth straight game watching from the press box. Gabriel Dumont and Andrej Sustr are also expected to serve as healthy scratches on Monday. Oct 16 - 7:23 PM

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J.T. Brown will be a healthy scratch in Saturday's game against the St. Louis Blues.

Brown has played in just one of Tampa Bay's game so far this season, and he only played just over six minutes in that game. Gabriel Dumont and Andrej Sustr will also be scratched tonight.
Oct 14 - 7:05 PM

J.T. Brown is a healthy scratch on Monday.

This is already the second time that Brown has been scratched this season. He had six points and 73 penalty minutes in 64 contests in 2016-17.
Oct 9 - 7:27 PM

J.T. Brown says he received racist messages and death threats on social media after his silent protest during the national anthem on Saturday night.

Brown raised a closed right fist during the anthem prior to the game. He also thanked the people who supported his decision. "I love my country, but that doesn't mean I cannot acknowledge that it is not perfect," Brown said in a lengthy Twitter post. "In my life, I have been through more than my fair share of racism both on and off the ice. There comes a time when you cannot remain silent, hoping and wishing for a change. It takes much more."
Oct 9 - 11:11 AM

It looks like J.T. Brown will spend Friday's game in the press box.

Brown didn't join Tampa Bay for the pregame warmups. He had six points and 73 penalty minutes in 64 games in 2016-17.
Oct 6 - 7:16 PM

J.T. Brown (undisclosed) will play on Sunday after all.

Brown had been sidelined for the least three games. He'll get one last chance this season to build on the six points, 71 PIMs and 103 hits he has already picked up in 2016-17.
Apr 9 - 5:03 PM

JT Brown (undisclosed) is not expected to play in Sunday's finale against the Sabres.

If so, he'll close the season with six points along with 71 PIMs and 103 hits over 63 games.
Source: Corey Long
Apr 9 - 4:29 PM

JT Brown seems to have been sidelined with an undisclosed injury, and won't play Friday night against Montreal.

Through 63 games this season the rugged winger has three goals and six points along with 71 PIMs and 103 hits. Consider him day-to-day, for now.
Apr 7 - 7:13 PM

JT Brown will return to the lineup against the Panthers on Saturday.

Through 51 games this season he's posted five points along with 59 PIMs and 84 hits.
Mar 11 - 1:48 PM

Updating a previous item, J.T. Brown will be a healthy scratch in Monday's game against the Rangers.

Brown didn't jump onto the ice for the pre-game warmup, so many thought he was dealing with an injury, but that isn't the case. Brown has just two goals and three assists in 51 games this season. He hasn't found the back of the net since Nov. 14.
Mar 6 - 7:24 PM

J.T. Brown won't suit up in Monday's game against the New York Rangers.

The Lightning are expected to dress 11 forwards and seven defensemen in tonight's contest. The team hasn't shed any light on what injury is plaguing Brown. We should know more after tonight's contest.
Mar 6 - 7:12 PM

J.T. Brown (upper body) was activated from the IL on Tuesday January 24.

Brown was sidelined for seven straight games. He had three hits and a plus-two rating in 10:10 minutes of ice time in his return.
Jan 25 - 2:38 AM

J.T. Brown (upper body) is listed as a game-time decision for Tuesday night.

He has missed the last seven games with an upper-body injury. Brown skated in a regular practice jersey Tuesday morning, so that bodes well for his status against Chicago.
Jan 24 - 1:04 PM

J.T. Brown (upper body) skated with contact on Monday, but he be unavailable to play Tuesday night.

"We'll have to wait and see," Brown said. "Not sure yet." He has been sidelined since Jan. 7 due to an upper-body injury.
Jan 24 - 10:45 AM

J.T. Brown may be nearing a return to action.

He has been out of action the past two weks due to an upper-body injury but is now practising with his Tampa teammates. Although Brown is valuable to the Bolts, he is not a fantasy asset.
Jan 22 - 11:43 AM

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C1Steven Stamkos
2Tyler Johnson
3Yanni Gourde
4Cedric Paquette
LW1Ondrej Palat
2Alex Killorn
3Vladislav Namestnikov
4Chris Kunitz
RW1Nikita Kucherov
2Brayden Point
3Ryan Callahan
4Gabriel Dumont
5J.T. Brown
6Erik Condra
D1Victor Hedman
2Anton Stralman
3Mikhail Sergachev
4Jake Dotchin
5Braydon Coburn
6Dan Girardi
7Andrej Sustr
8Slater Koekkoek
G1Andrei Vasilevskiy
2Peter Budaj