Troy Brouwer signs professional tryout contract with St. Louis Blues

He'll be practicing with the Blues alongside fellow veteran forward Jamie McGinn.

Tom Franklin
November 11, 2019 - 10:15 am

ST. LOUIS, MO - APRIL 25: Troy Brouwer #36 of the St. Louis Blues celebrates after scoring the game-winning goal against the Chicago Blackhawks in Game Seven of the Western Conference First Round during the 2016 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Scottrade Center on April 25, 2016 in St. Louis, Missouri. The blues beat the Blackhawks 3-2 to win the series. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/ Getty Images)


ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — A familiar face is getting a second look with the St. Louis Blues this week.
The team announced Troy Brouwer is taking part in a professional tryout, along wtih fellow veteran forward Jamie McGinn.

Brouwer was a Blue in the 2015-16 season, where his game-winning goal against the Chicago Blackhawks advanced the Blues to the next round, and eventually the Western Conference Finals. 

Brouwer, 34, was originally drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks in the seventh round, No. 214 overall, in the 2004 NHL Draft. Last season, the 6-foot-3, 213-pound forward dressed in 75 regular-season games with the Florida Panthers, posting 21 points (12 goals, nine assists) and 47 penalty minutes. The Vancouver, B.C., native is a veteran of 13 NHL seasons, including his 2015-16 campaign with the Blues, where he helped the team reach the Western Conference Finals.

Overall, Brouwer has amassed 362 points (181 goals, 181 assists) and 588 penalty minutes in 838 career regular-season games. He has also appeared in 102 career postseason games and captured the 2010 Stanley Cup Championship with the Blackhawks.

McGinn, 31, was originally drafted by the San Jose Sharks in the second round, No. 36 overall, in the 2006 NHL Draft. This season, the 6-foot-1, 205-pound forward has appeared in two games with the American Hockey League's (AHL) Charlotte Checkers. A native of Fergus, Ontario, McGinn is a veteran of 11 NHL seasons. Including stints with San Jose, Colorado, Buffalo, Anaheim, Arizona and Florida, he has amassed 220 points (117 goals, 103 assists) and 267 penalty minutes in 617 career regular-season games. McGinn has also posted eight points (four goals, four assists) and 42 penalty minutes in 36 career postseason games.

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