Troy Brouwer News
Brouwer (finger) cleared to play on Friday.
Brouwer has missed the last eight games with a finger issue, but s expected to return to the lineup Friday vs. the Devils. Brouwer has had a tough season, picking up 17 points (8G / 9A) in 36 games this season.
Brouwer (finger) is “really close” and will likely play within the next week.
Brouwer skated in a no-contact jersey during the Flames morning skate on Wednesday, but will miss his eighth straight game tonight vs. San Jose. Monitor his status as we head into the weekend.
Brouwer (hand) will not play on Tuesday.
Brouwer left last Friday’s game with a hand injury and it will keep him out of the lineup tonight in Colorado. Brouwer is listed as day-to-day and will be replaced in the top06 by Michael Ferland.
The Flames have signed Troy Brouwer to a four-year deal worth $18 million ($4.5M AAV).
Brouwer had 18 goals and 21 assists (39 points) in 82 games with the Blues last season after he was traded for T.J. Oshie in the offseason. He has only missed one game in the last five years while averaging 22 goals and 20 assists per 82 games over that span. He’ll bring some experience to an otherwise youthful top-6 that includes Sam Bennett, 20, Sean Monahan, 21, and Johnny Gaudreau, 22.
Brouwer (maintenance) missed the morning skate but will play in Game 2.
Brouwer was held off of the scoresheet in game one, but his line was very effective. He played over 22 minutes and had one shot and five hits. He has just 19 career playoff points (7G / 12A) in 79 career playoff games.
Brouwer (lower-body) is expected to play on Saturday.
Brouwer suffered a lower-body injury in the season opener while blocking a Griffin Reinhart slapshot. Brouwer is expected to play according to Ken Hitchcock, but if he can’t go, Scottie Upshall will suit up for his Blues’ debut.
The Blues traded T.J Oshie to the Capitals for Troy Brouwer, goaltending prospect Pheonix Copley and a 2016 3rd round pick last week.
#Caps forward lines: 8-21-20
Seems like Troy Brouwer will start the playoffs on the top line.
Troy Brouwer (maintenance day) and Mike Green (sick) are not taking part in #Caps practice today.
Brouwer continues to take maintenance days this late in the season. He scored 18 goals and 33 points in 81 games.
Brouwer pronounces himself good to go. #Caps
Expect Brouwer to stay in the lineup tonight. In his first 80 games with the Caps, Brouwer scored 18 goals and 32 points.
Following a full day off Tuesday, Brouwer was not on the ice for practice Wednesday. It was a maintenance day for Brouwer, a team spokesman said.
The Caps have the habit of calling legitimate injuries maintenance days so it wouldn't be surprising if Brouwer misses a game or two. In his first 80 games with the Caps, Brouwer scored 18 goals and 32 points.
#Caps Forward Lines: 8-21-20
Brouwer is practicing on the top line again. The power forward has 18 goals and 32 points in 76 games.
#Caps lines: 26-83-20
Brouwer takes a bump down to the third line during today's practice. In his first season with the Caps, he has 17 goals and 29 points in 65 games.
#Caps line rushes this morning: 8-85-20;
Brouwer gets another look on the Ovechkin line. The 26-year-old scored 15 goals and 27 points in 58 games.
#caps lines tonight vs. TBL: 26-90-20
Brouwer will move down to the third line for tonight's game. The 26-year-old scored 15 goals and 27 points in 57 games.