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07-28-2011, 02:04 PM
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Brent Seabrook, D

Position: Defenseman
HT/WT: 6'3", 220 lbs
Shoots: Right
Nickname(s): "Seabs", "Seabiscuit"

- Won Olympic Gold with Team Canada in 2010.
- 1-time Stanley Cup Champion (2010)
- 39 goals, 192 regular season points in 474 games played.
- 5 goals, 24 playoff points in 44 games played.

Originally Posted by The Hockey News
Usually plays in control and without a lot of panic in his own end. Also displays a great combination of size and skating ability. Has some offensive acumen and shutdown capability. Excellent big-minute defenseman.
Originally Posted by Legends of Hockey
An offensive defenseman, Seabrook played parts of five seasons in Lethbridge registering 176 points (39-137-176) while helping Canada capture gold at the 2005 WJC. Following a successful junior career, Seabrook went on to make his professional debut with Norfolk of the AHL in the spring of 2004-05 before going on to make his NHL debut with Chicago during the 2005-06 season.

With the Blackhawks, Seabrook emerged as one of the premier two-way defenseman in the National Hockey League, often paired on the blueline with partner Duncan Keith.

Following Canada's Olympic triumph in Vancouver, Seabrook returned to the Blackhawks with a chance to achieve a rare double - Olympic gold and a Stanley Cup Championship in the same calendar year. In the 2010 playoffs, the Blackhawks survived a first round scare from the Nashville Predators, a hard fought battle with the Vancouver Canucks and steamrolled over the San Jose Sharks en route to the Stanley Cup Final where they would take on the upstart Philadelphia Flyers.

The Blackhawks would defeat the Flyers in six games, winning the franchise's first Stanley Cup since 1961, with Seabrook providing essential leadership from the back end.

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