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Lightning's Brewer scratched with lower-body injury

by Craig Merz / NHL.com

COLUMBUS -- Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Eric Brewer is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Columbus Blue Jackets and is listed as day-to-day with a lower-body injury.

Brewer, who did participate in the team's morning skate, leads all Tampa Bay defensemen with a plus-5 rating. He had played in all 26 games and had five assists.

Brewer missed an opportunity to face the team he has scored the most points against in his 15-year career. He has 17 points, including five goals, against the Blue Jackets.

Keith Aulie replaced Brewer in the lineup.

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