Troy Brouwer BIO:
A member of the Stanley Cup-winning Chicago Blackhawks in 2010.
Led the team and ranked 9th in the NHL with 247 hits. 4th on the team in goals. One of just three WSH forwards to play in all 82 games. Scored 18th goal of the season on 3/6 vs. CAR. Scored 2 goals in the third period to force overtime on 2/28 vs. NYI. Scored his 15th goal of the season on 1/31 at TB. Scored first career hat trick on 1/13 vs. TB. Tied a season-high for WSH with 11 hits on 1/11 vs. PIT. Scored 11th goal of the season on 1/3 vs. CGY. 10th goal of the season, game-winner, on 12/28 vs. NYR. Scored his 9th goal of the season on 12/20 vs. NSH. Gordie Howe hat trick on 12/7 at OTT (2nd of his career). Scored a third-period goal on 12/3 vs. OTT. Tallied his 4th goal of the season on 11/12 vs. NJ. Scored his 3rd goal of the season on 11/4 at CAR. Scored his 2nd goal of the season on 11/1 vs. ANA. Collected an assist and 5 hits on 10/22 vs. DET. Scored his fi rst goal with WSH on 10/10 vs. TB. Made his WSH debut on 10/8 vs. CAR. T-7th on WSH in playoff points. T-4th on the team in postseason goals. Ranked 3rd on WSH in hits (39). Scored first playoff goal with WSH in Game 2 of ECQF at BOS on 4/14. Scored GWG in Game 5 of ECQF at BOS on 4/21. Tallied two assists in Game 5 of ECSF at NYR on 5/7.
2010-11: Recorded 17 goals and a career-high 19 assists in 79 regular-season contests. Ranked fourth on the club and equaled a career-best with seven power-play goals. Paced the Blackhawks and ranked fi fth in the NHL with 262 hits. Ranked third on the team with fi ve game-winning goals. Netted the GWG on 2/16 vs. MIN for the 100th point (49G, 51A) of his NHL career. Recorded his second consecutive multi-goal effort with two markers on 1/22 at DET. Notched a pair of goals, including the game-winner, in a 40-second span on Jan. 16 vs. NSH. Tied career-bests with two goals and three points on 12/13 at COL. Tallied points in four consecutive games (3G, A) from Nov. 19-26. Netted his fi rst goal of the season on 10/30 in MIN and added an assist for his first multi-point outing of the season. Tallied 34 (17G, 17A) of his 36 points in 61 tilts against Western Conference opponents. Missed three games due to injury (April 6-10).
2009-10: Posted career-highs in goals (22), assists (18), points (40), plus/minus rating (+9) and PIMs (66) in a career-best 78 regular-season contests. Ranked third on the club with a career-high seven power-play goals despite ranking seventh in PP ice time. Tied for fourth in the NHL with a 19.0% shooting percentage. Ranked second among team forwards with 46 blocked shots. Became the fi fth Blackhawks player of the season to reach the 20-goal plateau with a GWG on March 18 in LA. Led the club with five goals over a season-long eight-game road trip from Jan. 16 to 30. Posted his first multi-goal game of the season with a pair of markers, including the OT winner, on Jan. 28 at SJ. Registered his third multiple-point game of the year on Jan. 16 in CBJ. Established a new career-high with his 11th goal of the season on Jan. 3 against ANA. Opened the scoring in a 7-3 win in SJ with his first shorthanded marker of the campaign. Collected six points (3G,3A) over a fi ve-game stretch from Nov. 9 to Nov. 19. Tallied a gamewinning, power-play goal on Nov. 13 against TOR along with a team-high 7 hits. Tied a career-high with three points (G, 2A) on Nov. 9 vs. LA. Posted five of his six multipoint outings on the road.
2008-09: Appeared in 69 regular-season games during his first full NHL campaign, ranking second among team rookies with 10 goals, 16 assists and 26 points. Ranked second among team forwards and third overall while holding fifth among NHL rookies with 125 hits.Tallied two assists in 17 games during his Stanley Cup Playoff debut.Tied for third on the team with 50 hits.Notched his first career Stanley Cup Playoff point, an assist, and eight hits on May 2 against VAN (Game 2). Registered a team playoff-high nine hits on May 5 against VAN (Game 3). Recorded 29 hits during the six-game conference semifi nals series against VAN. CHI recorded a perfect 9-0-0 mark when he posted at least one goal in a game. Established career highs with two goals and three points on Dec. 16 against EDM. Notched five multiplepoint outings, which includes accruing the first two points of his season (2A) on Oct. 25 against DET. Started the season with the AHL’s Rockford IceHogs, collecting eight points (2G, 6A) in fi ve games before being recalled for the remainder of the season on Oct. 21. Recorded points in back to back games for the first time in his career on Feb. 14 and 17, netting a goal and two assists. Recorded his first career NHL goal on Nov. 3 against COL. Tallied the first power-play goal of his NHL career on Nov. 9 against CGY and the first short-handed goal of his NHL career on Feb. 5 at CGY. Accrued 50 penalty minutes and a +7 plus/minus rating. Logged a season-high 22:54 time on ice on March 11 against CAR. Missed four games due to injury from March 31 to April 5.
2007-08: Collected one assist – his first career NHL point – in two games with the Blackhawks. Posted the helper on March 23 against STL. Ranked fifth in the AHL with 35 goals in 75 games with the Rockford IceHogs, which includes a league-best 25 power-play markers. Ranked third on the IceHogs with 54 points and a career-high 154 penalty minutes. Posted multiple points nine times, which includes a pair of two-goal outings. Registered two season-high four-game point streaks. Recorded at least one shot in 70 of his 75 regular-season games, which includes a streak of 41 straight contests from Nov. 16 to Feb. 24. Shared the team lead with fi ve goals and notched nine points in 12 playoff contests.
2006-07: Made his NHL debut, racking up seven penalty minutes in 10 games with the Blackhawks. Spent the majority of his rookie campaign with the AHL’s Norfolk Admirals, tying for third in the AHL with 41 goals and ranking second on the squad with 79 points. Shared second in the league with 20 man-advantage markers. Named to the AHL All-Rookie Team and AHL Second All-Star Team. Potted his first career hat trick on Dec. 20 against Bridgeport, one of seven multiplemarker performances. Netted a point in a career-high 10 consecutive matchups from Feb. 25 to March 17, accumulating 11 goals and six helpers. Collected multiple points 20 times, which includes fi ve three-point performances and three season-best four-point outings. Tallied a goal in six straight contests from March 4 to 17 and in nine of his last 12 regular-season games with Rockford from March 4 to April 15. Named the AHL Rookie of the Month for March. Recorded one goal and four penalty minutes in six postseason tilts.
2005-06: Wrapped up his junior career with the Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL), leading the league in points (122) while serving as team captain. Paced the squad and ranked second in the WHL in goals (49) and led the club in assists (53) in 72 regular-season contests. Ranked second in the league with a +37 plus/minus rating. Strung together a league-best nine-game point streak from Jan. 14 to Feb. 3 (11 goals, three assists). Named to the Eastern Conference First All-Star Team. Accrued 14 points (10 goals, four assists) in 17 postseason outing.
2004-05: Ranked second on Moose Jaw with 22 goals and 47 points in 71 matchups. Accrued a career-high 132 penalty minutes, which ranked second on the squad. Ranked fourth on the club with 25 helpers. Tallied three points (one goal, two assists) and eight penalty minutes in five postseason tilts.
2003-04: Ranked third on Moose Jaw in goals (23), assists (26) and points (49) in 72 regular season contests. Potted three goals in 10 postseason matchups.
2002-03: Posted 21 points (nine goals, 12 assists) and 54 penalty minutes in 59 regular-season tilts with the Warriors. Posted three points (one goal, two assists) and 14 penalty minutes in 13 playoff outings. Made his junior debut at the age of 16, accruing seven penalty minutes in 13 regular-season contests with Moose Jaw.
Selected by CHI in the seventh round, 214th overall, in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. Traded to Washington by CHI for Washington’s first-round choice in the 2011 Entry Draft.