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Eric Brewer  #2

Toronto Maple Leafs  Defenseman
NUMBER: 2 BIRTHDATE: April 17, 1979  (AGE 35)
HEIGHT: 6' 4" BIRTHPLACE: Vernon, BC, Canada
WEIGHT: 216 DRAFTED: NYI / 1997 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (5th overall)
2014-15: Was acquired from Anaheim along with 5th round pick in 2016 in exchange for Korbinian Holzer. Brewer had skated in nine regular season games with the Ducks collecting two points. Brewer also registered four assists in 17 regular season games with Tampa Bay before being traded to Anaheim on November 28, 2014. Brewer missed 22 games (Dec. 3-Jan. 27) due to a broken foot. Made his Maple Leaf debut Mar. 5 at Florida. Played season-high 23:04 on Mar. 9 vs. New York (I). Registered his first point (assist) as a Maple Leaf on Mar. 13 at Calgary. Played 1,000th NHL game Saturday vs. Ottawa. Season Stats (as a Maple Leaf): Home: 6 GP, 0-0-0 Road: 5 GP, 0-1-1 Career as a Maple Leaf: 11 GP, 0-1-1 Career Highs (single game) Goals - 2 (3X - 04/11/14 vs. CBJ) Assists - 4 (02/17/08 vs. CBJ) Points - 4 (02/17/08 vs. CBJ) Career Notables: 2001-02: Won an Olympic gold medal with Canada 2003, 2004, 2007: Won World Championship gold medal with Canada 2004: Won World Cup of Hockey gold medal with Canada
WHL West Second All-Star Team (1998) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2003) Traded to Edmonton by NY Islanders with Josh Green and NY Islanders' 2nd round choice (Brad Winchester) in 2000 Entry Draft for Roman Hamrlik, June 24, 2000. Traded to St. Louis by Edmonton with Doug Lynch and Jeff Woywitka for Chris Pronger, August 2, 2005. Missed majority of 2005-06 due to shoulder injuries at Columbus (November 16, 2005) and Atlanta (January 13, 2006). Missed majority of 2008-09 due to back injury at Los Angeles, December 11, 2008. Traded to Tampa Bay by St. Louis for Brock Beukeboom and Tampa Bay's 3rd round choice (Jordan Binnington) in 2011 Entry Draft, February 18, 2011.
Quote of the Day

It is really special. I had a lot of friends and family here tonight, and for my first [NHL] game in here it was great. I played here as an elementary-school player in the city championships and this was my first time back. It was a lot of fun..

— Toronto native Brandon Pirri after scoring 2 goals for Panthers in win at Maple Leafs on Thursday