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Eric Brewer | Defenseman

Team: Anaheim Ducks
Age / DOB:  (35) / 4/17/1979
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 216
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Eric Brewer has a broken bone in his foot.
Brewer is expected to miss the next four-to-six weeks as a result. The Ducks recently acquired Brewer from the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for a 2015 third-round draft pick. He sustained the injury during Monday's game. Dec 3 - 1:25 PM

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Eric Brewer is dealing with a foot injury.

Brewer suffered the injury during Monday's game and underwent tests on Tuesday. The Ducks haven't revealed the results of those tests yet, so for now we have no indication as to the severity of his injury. He was acquired by the Ducks on Nov. 28 from the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for a 2015 third-round draft pick.
Dec 3 - 9:30 AM

Eric Brewer made his Anaheim debut Saturday.

The Ducks were in need of a veteran defenseman and traded their third round pick they received in the Viktor Fasth to Edmonton trade, to acquire Brewer on Friday. The 35-year-old had played 982 NHL games, almost 700 games more than the next 'veteran' on the Ducks blueline, Cam Fowler who was playing in his 289th contest. Brewer was even in 15:07 minutes of playing time Saturday.
Nov 30 - 4:27 AM

Look for Eric Brewer to be in the Anaheim lineup on Saturday.

The Ducks acquired Brewer on Friday as their blueline has been decimated by injuries and the mumps. Brewer will chew up some minutes for the Ducks but do not expect a lot of scoring from the 35-year-old veteran.
Nov 29 - 6:20 AM

The Tampa Bay Lightning have traded Eric Brewer to the Anaheim Ducks for a 2015 third-round draft pick.

Brewer has spent four of the Lightning's last five games in the press box and that's with Victor Hedman (finger) on the sidelines. Hedman is expected to return soon, so it makes sense for the Lightning to trade Brewer. Brewer comes with a $3.875 million annual cap hit and is set to become an unrestricted free agent this summer.
Nov 28 - 5:16 PM

Eric Brewer will be a healthy scratch on Wednesday.

It will be the fourth time in the past five games that he's watched from the press box. "It's very hard on him, this is a very proud man who has played well for us," associate coach Rick Bowness said. "With the depth that we have, the guys that are sitting are not playing their way out of the lineup. It's a case that we have depth and we are trying to use everyone."
Nov 26 - 3:05 PM

Eric Brewer and Vladislav Namestnikov will be healthy scratches for Saturday night's game against Minnesota.

Mark Barbeiro and Cedric Paquette will draw into the Bolts' lineup. Tampa has lost two games in a row and coach Jon Cooper is obviously looking to shake up a few things.

Updating a previous item, Eric Brewer will draw into the lineup on Thursday against Toronto.

Mark Barberio will come out of the lineup for Brewer. This roster move has zero fantasy implications.
Nov 20 - 7:07 PM

Eric Brewer will be a healthy scratch on Thursday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Brewer has also been scratched in Tampa Bay's two last games. The 35-year-old has four assists in 16 games this season.
Nov 20 - 6:17 PM

Eric Brewer has been scratched against his former team, the New York Islanders, on Tuesday night.

Brewer was the fifth overall pick all the way back in 1997. He was also a healthy scratch in Monday's win over the Rangers. Brett Connolly and Brendan Morrow will join him in the stands; coach Cooper did not state why.
Source: NHL.com
Nov 18 - 7:19 PM

Eric Brewer will be a healthy scratch Monday night when Tamp Bay takes on the Rangers in New York.

Brewer has just four assists and no goals to show for in 16 games with the Lightning this season. Mark Barberio will pair up with Andrej Sustr in place of Brewer.
Source: NHL.com
Nov 17 - 6:13 PM

Eric Brewer is expected to make his season debut on Monday.

Brewer spent the first two games of the 2014-15 campaign in the press box. He understandably wasn't pleased with Lightning coach Jon Cooper's decision to keep him out of the lineup, but the bench boss was pleased with how Brewer handled the situation. "The one thing about Brew is he’s a pro, he works his tail off and waits for his chance," Cooper said.
Oct 13 - 4:51 PM

Eric Brewer will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's opener versus Florida.

"It's been a long time. Been a very long time," he said. It's their decision, I don't like it. It's not easy." Brewer played in 77 games last season and he contributed 17 points, along with a plus-10 rating.
Oct 9 - 1:08 PM

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

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

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3Rickard Rakell
4Nate Thompson
LW1Patrick Maroon
2Jakob Silfverberg
3Emerson Etem
4Dany Heatley
5Matt Beleskey
RW1Corey Perry
2Andrew Cogliano
3Tim Jackman
4Kyle Palmieri
5Devante Smith-Pelly
6Rene Bourque
D1Cam Fowler
2Francois Beauchemin
3Hampus Lindholm
4Ben Lovejoy
5Sami Vatanen
6Eric Brewer
7Colby Robak
8Clayton Stoner
9Mark Fistric
10Sheldon Souray
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