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Brewer in lineup after being healthy scratch

After sitting out the first two games of the season as a healthy scratch, Tampa Bay Lightning D Eric Brewer is set to make his season debut Monday against the Montreal Canadiens. The decision to sit Brewer, the most experienced defenseman on the team with 965 career NHL games, did not sit well with the veteran blue liner, who was still somewhat reluctant to discuss the situation...
Via Pro Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning may be shopping Eric Brewer, is he a fit for the Rangers?

The Rangers need a defenseman and the Lightning are apparently shopping one with an unearned favorable reputation. Eric Brewer is one of those ‘stay at home defensemen’ who is ‘good in his own zone’. Which is old general manager speak for saying he spends way more time in the defensive zone than any good defenseman should. continue reading...
Via Save By Richter
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Brewer Of The Tampa Bay Lightning Is A Healthy Scratch

from Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times, Veteran defenseman Eric Brewer is in an unfamiliar spot tonight, a healthy scratch for the season opener against the Panthers at Amalie Arena. And it didn't sit well with Brewer, 35, who has played 15 seasons and 965 career NHL games.... The Lightning is going with 12 forwards and six defensemen, with Victor Hedman-Anton Stralman...
Via Kukla's Korner
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning without Brewer as they visit Panthers

The Tampa Bay Lightning will look for their third straight win when they play their cross-state rival, the Florida Panthers, on Monday. They'll have to do it without defenseman Eric Brewer, who is day-to-day with an upper-body injury. Brewer has seven assists and a plus-3 rating while averaging 16:59 of ice time per game. In his absence Lightning coach Jon Cooper changed two...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Brewer latest player slowed by injury

The injury bug continues to take its toll on the Tampa Bay Lightning roster. D Eric Brewer is the latest to join the list after he was scratched Tuesday with an unspecified lower-body injury. Brewer took part in the morning skate and took regular rushes with normal defensive partner D Mark Barberio. Brewer, however, was not on the ice for pregame warm-ups after the team said he...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Brewer notches pair as Lightning top Capitals

TAMPA -- Eric Brewer hadn't scored two goals in a game since 2004 or even reached the net once in 50 games. But the Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman's two scores not only bookended a 6-3 season-opening win over the Southeast Division rival Washington Capitals on Saturday, it had him thinking about leveraging his fortune while it lasted. First, he said he would remind teammate...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Watch Wayne Simmonds Demolish Eric Brewer In A Bit Of The Old Hockey Ultraviolence

Oh man, the manner in which Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds destroys Lightning defenseman Eric Brewer with a series of violent uppercuts and roundhouse rights to the melon during a second period fight during Tampa Bay’s 5-1 victory Tuesday night? Shocking in its brutality. Brewer, as a result of being treated like a hockey player-sized punching [...]
Via Sportress of Blogitude
December 28, 2011  |  Discuss

Bolts look for seventh consecutive home win

Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Eric Brewer is unsure why the club has been able to string together six consecutive wins at St. Pete Times Forum, but the NHL's best power play on home ice probably has a lot to do with it. However, continuing that special teams success could be a challenge with Martin Brodeur and the New Jersey Devils' league-best penalty-kill unit coming...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 19, 2011  |  Discuss

No Ill Will Between Eric Brewer and St. Louis Blues

By Alexander Monaghan President By Dan4th Nicholas (Flickr: Eric Brewer) Eric Brewer will face the St. Louis Blues for the first time since March 30th, 2004 on Saturday night, slightly nine months after getting traded to the Tampa Bay Lightning. The 19th captain in team history was jettisoned from the Gateway to the West in exchange for a third round pick and defensive prospect...
Via NHL Hot Stove
November 12, 2011  |  Discuss

Eric Brewer eager to face former team Saturday as Bolts visit Blues

Eric Brewer should have no trouble scouting the strengths and weaknesses of his opponent Saturday night when the Tampa Bay Lightning make its only visit of the season to St. Louis. Brewer was a member of the Blues until being dealt to Tampa Bay...
November 11, 2011  |  Discuss
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