Brent Seabrook RUMORS & NEWS

  • Blackhawks sign defenseman Brent Seabrook to 8-year extension

    Sporting News "The Blackhawks signed defenseman Brent Seabrook to an 8-year extension worth $54.8 million, the team announced Saturday. Seabrook, 30, won his third Stanley Cup with Chicago last season and was entering the final year of a five-year, $29 million deal, which carried a $5.8 million salary cap hit." September 27

  • Seabrook named alternate captain "Joel Quenneville announced today that Brent Seabrook will join Duncan Keith and Jonathan Toews as the team’s captains. “I’m very honored to be a part of the (leadership) group up here and wear a letter for the Chicago Blackhawks,” Seabrook said. Seabrook takes over the assistant captain role..." September 19

  • Brent Seabrook closing in on long-term deal

    NBC Sports "Brent Seabrook has been a key component to the Chicago Blackhawks’ three Stanley Cup championships over the last six campaigns, but he’s scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent this summer. His contract uncertainty might soon be a thing of the past though. Seabrook and Chicago are..." September 18

  • Will Brent Seabrook re-sign?

    Pro Hockey Talk "In Chicago, conversation about the cost of keeping the team together never really ends. Having just come off a summer in which Brandon Saad, Brad Richards, Johnny Oduya and Patrick Sharp all exited due to financial constraints, the ‘Hawks can now begin looking ahead to next July, when another..." September 01

  • Blackhawks’ Brent Seabrook has Sochi on his mind

    Chicago Sun-Times "Michael Grabner — one of the fastest skaters in the NHL — was streaking down the left wing, and the only Blackhawks player anywhere near him was defenseman Brent Seabrook, who is, well, not one of the fastest skaters in the NHL. But with a few long strides and a little extra effort, Seabrook..." January 05

  • Seabrook gets vindication in ultimate elimination game

    CSN Chicago "Brent Seabrook had his ups and downs in this Western Conference semifinal series. The Chicago Blackhawks defenseman was struggling midway through the series against the Detroit Red Wings, playing just over 12 minutes in Game 4. He started getting back to his play and his usual bigger..." May 30

  • Seabrook scores in OT, Hawks advance

    Chicago Sun-Times "They fell into each other’s arms when the final horn sounded, a grueling series — mentally taxing, emotionally draining, physically exhausting — finally behind them, an uncertain offseason delayed, a crushing failure staved off in character-defining fashion. After seven tense games, after facing..." May 30

  • Brent Seabrook's getting his confidence back

    CSN Chicago "Brent Seabrook was frustrated with his game, for whatever reason it was going wrong. The Chicago Blackhawks defenseman was just struggling, basically throughout these playoffs. And as the struggles continued, his minutes diminished; he played just 12:03 in the Blackhawks’ 2-0 loss to Detroit in..." May 26

  • Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook silent on reduced time

    Detroit Free Press "Brent Seabrook stood in front of his dressing-room stall and answered every question thrown his way — except the one about his reduced playing time. “I don’t really want to talk about that,” the Blackhawks defenseman said after practice Friday at the United Center. Asked later if the series has..." May 25

  • After slow start, Seabrook picking up pace

    Chicago Tribune "As a team, the Blackhawks hit the ground running after the NHL lockout ended. For some individuals, such as defenseman Brent Seabrook, it took a while to get into the flow. In his first nine games, Seabrook was minus-4 with a goal and two assists as he tried to find his footing on the top..." March 01

  • Flames' Bourque apologized to Seabrook

    Calgary Sun "Rene Bourque didn't wait long to apologize to former Chicago Blackhawks teammate Brent Seabrook after smacking him in the back during the first period of Sunday's game at the United Center. With Bourque ejected following his major penalty, and the Blackhawks defenceman sitting out for..." December 21

  • Seabrook comes right back

    Chicago Tribune "At the time, it appeared certain the Blackhawks' Brent Seabrook would miss time — and perhaps a significant amount — after leaving Sunday night's game against the Flames with an injury. Instead, the defenseman was back at it Tuesday night when the Hawks faced the Penguins at CONSOL Energy..." December 21

  • Seabrook makes Pittsburgh trip with Hawks despite injury

    Chicago Tribune "The Chicago Blackhawks got some good news Monday regarding the status of defenseman Brent Seabrook. A day after leaving the Hawks' 4-2 victory over the Calgary Flames on Sunday night at the United Center, Seabrook will travel with the team to Pittsburgh for Tuesday night's game against the..." December 20

  • Seabrook set for 500th game Sunday

    Chicago Tribune "Following a less-than-auspicious NHL debut, there seemed to be some doubt at the time whether there should be a second game for Brent Seabrook. The young defenseman was on the ice for two Ducks' goals during their 5-3 victory over the Blackhawks on Oct. 5, 2005 and the assembled media had some..." December 11

  • Brent Seabrook's absence no excuse to Blackhawks

    Chicago Sun-Times "There's a good chance defenseman Brent Seabrook will return to action at some point during the California portion of the Blackhawks' circus trip. Seabrook is expected to skate Tuesday in San Jose as he recovers from a leg injury suffered when he lost an edge against the Edmonton Oilers and fell..." November 22

  • Brent Seabrook's status uncertain

    Chicago Sun-Times "The play was exactly what has made the Blackhawks successful lately. Defenseman Brent Seabrook carried the puck deep into the Edmonton Oilers' zone, and it looked like another scoring chance courtesy of the Hawks' blue line. But Seabrook fell and went legs-first into the boards. It didn't..." November 15

  • Brent Seabrook doing it all for Blackhawks

    Chicago Sun-Times "Defenseman Brent Seabrook played a game-high 29 minutes, 13 seconds — including 7:16 on the penalty kill — in the Blackhawks' 3-2 shootout victory Tuesday against the Anaheim Ducks. The Hawks killed five of six short-handed situations against the Ducks and entered action Wednesday ranked..." October 27

  • Hawks will wait and see on Seabrook

    Chicago Tribune "Brent Seabrook's availability for the Blackhawks' next win-or-set-tee-times game established a new injury category: We'll See. The defenseman repeated that mantra multiple times Saturday after he rejoined his teammates for practice at the United Center, having sat out two games against the..." April 24

  • Hawks' defense does Brent Seabrook proud

    Chicago Sun-Times "Brent Seabrook said the best retribution against Vancouver Canucks pest Raffi Torres, who leveled Seabrook with a hit to the head Sunday, would be for the Blackhawks to win Tuesday night and send the Western Conference playoff series back to Vancouver. Strong performances by the Hawks'..." April 20

  • Quenneville has major beef with Torres' hit on Seabrook

    Chicago Tribune "Depending on which team you talked to, Raffi Torres' hit on Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook in the second period Sunday night was either "brutal" or not even worth the interference penalty it drew. That the division of opinions runs straight between the Hawks and Canucks is not..." April 18

  • Hawks' defense takes a hit with Campbell hurting, Seabrook fighting

    Chicago Tribune "It got a little thin along the Blackhawks' blue line for the bulk of Sunday's game against the Capitals. Midway through the second period, Brian Campbell left the ice and didn't return as he tried to battle through a left leg injury that caused him to miss the Hawks' previous game and two days..." March 14

  • Seabrook extension accents Hawks' defense

    Chicago Sun-Times "A strong defense is vital to what the Blackhawks want to do, and that's why general manager Stan Bowman sees no problem with investing millions in his blue line, the most instrumental part of the Hawks' puck-possession game. ''The defense is the key that makes everything go for us,'' Bowman..." February 27