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Eric Brewer | Defenseman

Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
Age / DOB:  (35) / 4/17/1979
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 216
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Eric Brewer potted a pair of goals to help the Bolts defeat the Blue Jackets 3-2 and inch closer to home ice advantage in the first round of the playoffs.
Brewer now has three goals in his past two games, after scoring just once in the first 74 games of the season. The big veteran blueliner has 17 points and is a plus 10 in 76 games this year. Apr 11 - 11:04 PM

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Eric Brewer finally got his first goal of the season.

He scored for the first time in 65 games during Tampa Bay's 5-4 victory over Ottawa on Thursday night. Brewer has 13 points and 123 hits on the year.
Mar 21 - 8:31 AM

Eric Brewer (upper body) will rejoin the Lightning on Wednesday.

Brewer was out for three straight contests due to the ailment. He has seven points and 23 penalty minutes in 34 games this season.
Jan 1 - 6:29 PM

Eric Brewer skated again on Sunday as he continues to recover from an upper-body injury.

It was the third consecutive day Brewer has hit the ice. The Bolts are hopeful that Brewer will be activated off the injured list sometime during their western four-game road trip that begins this week in Vancouver on Wednesday.
Mon, Dec 30, 2013 10:17:00 AM

Eric Brewer (upper-body injury) will not play in Saturday's contest against Montreal.

The Bolts called up defenseman Dmitry Korobov from Syracuse as Sami Salo is also not likely to dress against the Habs. Brewer was placed on the injured list to make room for Korobov.
Sat, Dec 28, 2013 11:53:00 AM

Eric Brewer (upper body) won't play Monday night.

Coach Jon Cooper doesn't believe that Brewer suffered any structural damage when he was hurt in Saturday's contest against Carolina.
Sun, Dec 22, 2013 04:09:00 PM

Eric Brewer suffered an upper body injury in the second period Saturday and did not return.

Just an FYI as Brewer has seven assists and is plus-three this season in 34 games. Consider him day-to-day.
Sun, Dec 22, 2013 11:31:00 AM

Eric Brewer finished a game-low minus-two in the Lightning's 3-0 loss to the Devils on Saturday night.

The veteran blueliner isn't a fantasy factor as he has limited offensive upside. Brewer has five assists on the season, with a plus-two rating and 23 penalty minutes. Nate Thompson was one of four Lightning players to record four shots on a goal.
Sat, Dec 14, 2013 10:02:00 PM

Eric Brewer (lower body) is projected to return Saturday.

Brewer has missed two games due to the ailment. He has five assists and 21 penalty minutes in 26 contests in 2013-14.
Fri, Dec 6, 2013 01:29:00 PM

Eric Brewer (lower body) skated briefly on Thursday, but missed his second straight game because of a lower-body injury.

He said he suffered it during practice last week and he could be back as soon as Saturday's match versus Winnipeg. "It was just something that was not feeling as well as it should have, but it's feeling much better now," Brewer said. "I've noticed a big difference each day, so (Friday) we'll try to do more of the same and do as much as I can without being stupid."
Fri, Dec 6, 2013 08:15:00 AM

Eric Brewer didn't play Tuesday because of a lower-body injury.

He participated in the morning skate, where the Lightning say he "tweaked" something. As a result, he didn't take part in the pregame warmup and missed his first game of the 2013-14 campaign. Brewer has five assists, 54 hits and a plus-5 rating in 26 contests. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Wed, Dec 4, 2013 08:08:00 AM

Eric Brewer played in his 900th career game Tuesday night.

"I think anytime you start getting a few more games than the average career, I think it's certainly something to just reflect on a little bit, have your cup of coffee and enjoy it, and from there you kind of carry on," he said. "But I'm happy, I enjoy coming to the rink, going to work and I enjoy being with the guys." Brewer has been playing on Tampa Bay's third pairing in 2013-14. In 12 games, he has two assists, 18 hits and a plus-3 rating.
Wed, Oct 30, 2013 08:04:00 AM

Eric Brewer had an assist on Sunday.

Brewer has four goals and 12 points in 42 games this season. He's a well-rounded defenseman, but isn't worth owning in standard fantasy leagues. It's a different story in leagues that use hits and blocked shots as categories.
Mon, Apr 15, 2013 10:18:00 AM

Eric Brewer was clipped in the face by a puck during an informal skate on Wednesday morning.

He had to leave the ice to seek medical attention and said the incident was more annoying than serious. He was hit by the puck near his left eye, but thankfully he appears to be alright.
Wed, Oct 3, 2012 11:50:00 AM

Eric Brewer will be available to play on Thursday.

He exited Tuesday's game with eight minutes left in the second period after engaging in a fight with Philadelphia's Wayne Simmonds because he was bleeding. Brewer said he was fine and he practiced on Wednesday.
Wed, Dec 28, 2011 05:31:00 PM

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