No, but a 40-45 point pace is average at best for a 2nd line player.
I hardly think you'd notice if the guys around him were all doing exactly what he's doing ... which is playing up to their potential or at least being consistent. If Ovechkin had 20ish goals right now, none of this is a discussion.
Lots of things to complain about, Brouwer's not really one of them.
And man, the refs just seem to be skating worse this season than in any season I've seen them skate in the past.