Brad Stuart had back surgery and will be out long term.
Pro Hockey Talk "The slumping Colorado Avalanche got more bad news on Wednesday, as head coach Patrick Roy announced Brad Stuart would be out a “couple weeks” with a hamstring injury. Stuart, who turns 35 on Thursday, left yesterday’s loss to Vancouver after playing just four shifts in the second period. The..." November 05
Brad Stuart's two-year extension with the #avs includes a modified NTC where he names seven teams where he can be traded.
San Jose Mercury News "Sharks defenseman Brad Stuart was suspended for three games by the NHL on Wednesday for an illegal check to the head of Rick Nash in Tuesday's game against the New York Rangers. If Stuart does not appeal the suspension he will not be back for the Sharks until the Oct. 17 game at Dallas missing..." October 10
NHL.com "San Jose Sharks defenseman Brad Stuart will have a hearing Wednesday with the NHL Department of Player Safety for an incident during a game Tuesday night against the New York Rangers at SAP Center. At 2:32 of the first period Stuart was assessed a minor penalty for elbowing after a hit on New..." October 09
NHL.com "San Jose Sharks veteran defenseman Brad Stuart will make his debut Tuesday night against the New York Rangers after missing every preseason game and the first two regular-season games with a lower-body injury. "I feel good" Stuart said after the Sharks' morning skate at the SAP Center. "Feel as..." October 08
San Jose Mercury News "Veteran defenseman Brad Stuart wasn't ready Saturday to offer specifics on the injury that has kept him out of training camp but he did say that he expects to be healthy for the Sharks regular season opener Oct. 3. "I just basically want to make sure I'm ready before I go out" Stuart..." September 15
Denver Post "One month to the day after his injury, Avalanche captain Gabe Landeskog will play Tuesday against the San Jose Sharks and the player whose hit to the head kept him out of the lineup most of that time. Landeskog suffered a concussion after a big hit from Sharks defenseman Brad Stuart in a Jan...." February 26