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Brian Campbell | Defenseman

Team: Florida Panthers
Age / DOB:  (36) / 5/23/1979
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 192
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Brian Campbell has played in 300 consecutive games.
Campbell, 35, has yet to miss a game since joining the Florida Panthers in 2011. His 300-game streak includes his final 10 regular season contests with the Chicago Blackhawks. "I just try to take care of myself on and off the ice," said Campbell. "I've been lucky in my career and have had other streaks. I think it takes a lot of preparation and sometimes you don't feel so good. I've played through injuries. I think it's a challenge and try and embrace it. I want to be out there every night. For me to take a night off, it's going to have to hurt pretty good." Apr 3 - 4:57 PM

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Brian Campbell posted two assists in Florida's 3-2 win against Toronto on Tuesday.

His 15th helper of the year came on a power-play goal by Jussi Jokinen during the first period and his 16th set up Jimmy Hayes for what would turn out to be the game winner at the 13:48 mark of the second period.
Feb 18 - 10:31 AM

Brian Campbell potted a goal in Sunday's 4-2 victory versus Edmonton.

He has two goals in as many games for the suddenly hot Panthers. Campbell now has three goals and 11 points in 40 matches this season. He still isn't worthy of a regular spot in your lineup, but keep an eye on him to see if his improved play continues.
Jan 12 - 9:27 AM

Brian Campbell has been a huge disappointment this season.

Despite leading all Panther defensemen in power-play ice time, he has registered only one assist in his last 14 games and has mere eight points in 32 games this season. Campbell is clearly off to the worst start of a season in his career and there have been few if any signs he will be able to turn it around anytime soon.
Sat, Dec 27, 2014 09:19:00 AM

Brian Campbell picked up two assists in Sunday's win over Anaheim.

He had secondary helpers on goals by Nick Bjugstad and Brad Boyes during the second period. Campbell scored his first goal of the season last Friday against the Islanders and he currently has six points in 15 games.
Mon, Nov 17, 2014 08:13:00 AM

The Florida Panthers' power play is likely to improve by default next season.

Their collective PP shooting percentage was 7.6, which was considerably lower than even the second-worst mark (9.3 percent). It's highly likely that will improve even without personnel changes, especially if Brian Campbell (team-leading 12 PPPs) sticks around.
Sat, Sep 6, 2014 03:48:00 PM

Brian Campbell reportedly would like the Florida Panthers to trade him.

Is there much of a market for Campbell though? He's certainly a valuable offensive defenseman and although he's 35 years old, he should still have some strong seasons ahead of him. However, he comes with a $7,142,875 annual cap hit through 2015-16 and that's likely to scare off teams that would otherwise be interested in the veteran puck-moving defenseman. The Panthers can make things easier by agreeing to retain part of his cap hit, but they might not be inclined to do so if they didn't want to move him in the first place.
Wed, Jun 18, 2014 12:11:00 PM

Brian Campbell recorded his 30th assist of the season in a 3-2 loss on Saturday.

Campbell also had seven goals, giving him 37 points in 82 points in 2013-14. That's something of a disappointment by his standards, but it isn't surprising given how anemic the Panthers' offense was this season.
Sun, Apr 13, 2014 10:40:00 AM

Brian Campbell scored the lone Panthers’ goal in a 4-1 loss to Boston on Tuesday night.

Campbell notched his sixth marker of the year, bringing his tally up to 27 points through 62 games.
Tue, Mar 4, 2014 10:22:00 PM

Brian Campbell's two helpers pushed the Panthers by Toronto 4-1 on Tuesday night.

Campbell now has five goals and 25 points through 55 games this season. Certainly not his best effort from a fantasy perspective.
Tue, Feb 4, 2014 10:36:00 PM

Brian Campbell had an assist in Florida's 4-1 defeat on Saturday.

Campbell has five goals and 23 points in 55 games this season. Barring an injury, he shouldn't have any trouble reaching the 25-point mark for the ninth straight campaign.
Sun, Feb 2, 2014 10:01:00 AM

Brian Campbell has played more sound defensively this season, but its come at the expense of offensive production.

The veteran blueliner had 27 points, six power play goals and a -22 rating through 47 games last year. This year, he’s got 21 points, two power play goals and an even rating through 50 games. Two possible factors are that last season his shooting percentage was incredibly higher than his career average, and this year Tom Gilbert is stepping up into a complementary scoring role for the Panthers’ defense.
Fri, Jan 24, 2014 08:12:00 PM

Brian Campbell ranks third in the NHL with an average of 27:21 minutes per game.

Even for a workhorse like Campbell, that's a lot. In fact, at the age of 34 he's on course to set a new career-high for average minutes. "You do what you have to do, I think," said Campbell. "You don't control [the minutes] so you try to get a lot of rest, a lot of pills — the legal ones. I try to take care of myself and you learn over the years." He has four goals and 16 points in 38 matches this season.
Wed, Dec 25, 2013 09:35:00 AM

Brian Campbell generated a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 4-2 loss to the Ottawa Senators.

Both of his points came on Florida power plays and he concluded the match with a game-high 33:14 of ice time. Campbell has three points in his last two outings after going pointless in his previous five contests.
Wed, Dec 4, 2013 07:25:00 AM

Brian Campbell wants to get Florida's power play back on track.

"We moved it around better [Saturday]," Campbell said after a 4-1 win over Colorado. "It's frustrating for me. I look at the power play. We've been in the Top 10 the last few years. Not a lot has changed, we still have the personnel here to get the job done so for me it's something I think about a lot and it upsets me. We got to start climbing in that category and be better." He scored with the man advantage against the Avalanche for the game's winning goal. The Panthers have the league's worst power play, with seven markers on 74 opportunities.
Mon, Nov 18, 2013 10:08:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Nick Bjugstad
2Aleksander Barkov
3Dave Bolland
4Derek MacKenzie
5Marc Savard
LW1Jonathan Huberdeau
2Jussi Jokinen
3Brandon Pirri
4Garrett Wilson
RW1Jaromir Jagr
2Reilly Smith
3Vincent Trocheck
4Shawn Thornton
D1Aaron Ekblad
2Brian Campbell
3Dmitry Kulikov
4Erik Gudbranson
5Willie Mitchell
6Dylan Olsen
7Alex Petrovic
8Steven Kampfer
G1Roberto Luongo
2Al Montoya