ANDREW BRUNETTE RUMORS

Andrew Brunette will oversee Wild power play this season

When one or two power-play goals could have changed the complexion of the Wild’s first-round playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks last spring throwing up a series goose egg tends to gnaw at a coach. Mike Yeo is looking for an improvement from the power play this season and he didn’t have to look far for help. In addition to his duties as adviser to the hockey operations...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Wild development camp important for players, team

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Before former Minnesota Wild forward Andrew Brunette broke into the NHL in 1995 with the Washington Capitals, his offseason training wasn't hockey focused. Instead of the development camps run by NHL teams now -- and also many young players having the ability to work with skating and skill-development coaches before ever being drafted -- Brunette's summer...
Via Fox Sports North
July 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Wild look for playoff win at home

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) NHL hockey was absent from Minnesota for seven years, and the upstart Wild stumbled through two rough seasons in their debut. Then came 2003, when the fervor of a playoff run came roaring back to a state that's as tied to the sport as any other in the nation. "It was a magical time to be playing here in Minnesota," said former Wild left wing...
Via Fox Sports North
May 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Down 2-0 to Chicago, underdog Wild hope to rally

NHL hockey was absent from Minnesota for seven years, and the upstart Wild stumbled through two rough seasons in their debut. Then came 2003, when the fervor of a playoff run came roaring back to a state that's as tied to the sport as any other in the nation. ''It was a magical time to be playing here in Minnesota,'' said former Wild left wing Andrew Brunette...
Via Fox Sports
May 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Brunette retires, joins Wild's hockey ops

ST. PAUL, Minn. Andrew Brunette helped the Minnesota Wild for six seasons as a gritty forward willing to do the dirty work down low and along the boards. Now, he will try to help the team by finding players who compete the same way. Brunette, 39, announced his retirement after 16 seasons in the NHL and Minnesota general manager Chuck Fletcher said he will join the organization...
Via Fox Sports North
February 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Wild free agent signings change everything

ST. PAUL, Minn. April 22, 2003 was the biggest date in the on-ice history of the Minnesota Wild, when Andrew Brunette slipped a puck past three-time Conn Smythe trophy winner Patrick Roy of the Colorado Avalanche.In the first playoff appearance in the organization's history, Minnesota beat Colorado, which had won the Stanley Cup twice in the previous seven years, and Roy, perhaps...
Via Fox Sports North
July 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Brunette a game-time call for Blackhawks

DENVER -- With typical hockey-injury vagueness, Andrew Brunette categorized his recent affliction as part of the "bumps and bruises" all players endure during a season.
Via Chicago Tribune
February 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Winger Brunette nearing return for Hawks

Mired in a five-game losing streak, the Chicago Blackhawks seemingly need all the help they can get from all corners. And Andrew Brunette could provide some sooner than expected.
Via Chicago Tribune
February 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Hot Blackhawks defeat Canadiens

Andrew Brunette and Patrick Sharp scored 21 seconds apart midway through the second period, and Corey Crawford made 20 saves in his first start in more than two weeks as the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Montreal Canadiens 5-1 on Wednesday night. Viktor Stalberg scored midway through the third period and Jonathan Toews and Bryan Bickell added late empty-net goals for NHL-leading Chicago...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2011  |  1 Comment

Blackhawks score five straight in win

Andrew Brunette and Patrick Kane scored power-play goals midway through the second period as the Chicago Blackhawks rallied from an early deficit to win their fourth straight game, 5-1 over the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday night. The Canucks, who beat the Blackhawks in Chicago 6-2 earlier this month, led 1-0 before Brunette and Kane took advantage of the game's first two power...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2011  |  Discuss
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