Eric Peter Brewer is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman who played sixteen seasons in the National Hockey League, last suiting up for the Toronto Maple Leafs. He is an NHL All-Star and Olympic gold medalist. He began his career as a distinguished junior ice hockey player, named to the Western Hockey League West Second All-Star Team and the Western Conference roster for the 1998 WHL All-Star Game. Drafted in the first round, fifth overall by the New York Islanders in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft, Brewer has spent parts of his sixteen-year NHL career with the Islanders, the Edmonton Oilers, the St. Louis Blues, Tampa Bay Lightning, Anaheim Ducks and Maple Leafs, and captained the Blues for two years. He has also suited up for the Prince George Cougars of the WHL and the Lowell Lock Monsters of the American Hockey League. In 1999, Brewer was selected for the Prince George Cougars' all-time team in a Canadian Hockey League promotion.
About Eric Brewer
NHL defender who won an Olympic gold medal for Canada in the 2002 Winter Olympics.
He began his youth career at age 16 with the Western Hockey League's Prince George Cougars.
He played in his first All-Star game in 2003, representing the Edmonton Oilers.
He fathered two daughters with his wife Rebecca Flann; he grew up with a sister named Kristy.
He teamed up with goaltender Martin Brodeur on the Olympic gold medal-winning Canadian hockey team.
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- Olympic ice hockey players of Canada
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- Tampa Bay Lightning players
- Ice hockey players at the 2002 Winter Olympics
- Olympic gold medalists for Canada
- National Hockey League All-Stars
- Edmonton Oilers players
- New York Islanders players
- Ice hockey people from British Columbia
- St. Louis Blues players