Adam Burish

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Adam Burish
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Burish with the Blackhawks in 2009
Born January 6, 1983 (1983-01-06) (age 31)
Madison, WI, USA
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
NHL team
Former teams
San Jose Sharks
Chicago Blackhawks
Dallas Stars
National team Flag of the United States.svg United States
NHL Draft 282nd overall, 2002
Chicago Blackhawks
Playing career 2006–present

Adam Burish (born January 6, 1983) is a American professional ice hockey right winger. He currently plays for the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League (NHL). He has also played for the Chicago Blackhawks and the Dallas Stars.

Career[change | change source]

Before playing in the NHL, Burish played 1 season with the Green Bay Gamblers of the United States Hockey League (USHL) and 4 years of college hockey with the University of Wisconsin–Madison Badgers. During his time with the Badgers, Burish captained the team that defeated the Boston College Eagles 2-1 to win the NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Championship.[1]

He was drafted 282nd overall by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft. On May 16, 2006, the Blackhawks signed Burish to a two-year contract.[2] After spending a seasons with the Blackhawks' AHL-affiliate team, the Norfolk Admirals, he was called up on October 1, 2007.[3] Burish scored his first NHL goal in a 3-2 loss against the San Jose Sharks on January 22, 2008.[4] On June 9, 2010, Burish won the Stanley Cup with the Blackhawks.[5]

After Burish became a free agent, he signed a two-year deal, $1.15 million contract with the Dallas Stars.[6] He spent 2 seasons with the Stars. After his contract with the Stars expired, Burish signed a four-year, $1.8 million contract with the San Jose Sharks and reunited with his University of Wisconsin teammate Joe Pavelski.[7]

Career statistics[change | change source]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2001–02 Green Bay Gamblers USHL 61 24 33 57 122 1 0 0 0 0
2002–03 University of Wisconsin–Madison NCAA 19 0 6 6 32
2003–04 University of Wisconsin–Madison NCAA 43 6 13 19 63
2004–05 University of Wisconsin–Madison NCAA 41 13 7 20 41
2005–06 University of Wisconsin–Madison NCAA 40 8 21 29 67
2006–07 Norfolk Admirals AHL 64 11 10 21 146 6 1 1 2 4
2006–07 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 9 0 0 0 2
2007–08 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 81 4 4 8 214
2008–09 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 66 6 3 9 93 17 3 2 5 30
2009–10 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 13 1 3 4 14 15 0 0 0 2
2010–11 Dallas Stars NHL 63 8 6 14 91
NHL totals 232 19 16 35 414 32 3 2 5 32

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