Adam Burish

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Adam Burish
Adam Burish.JPG
Burish during his tenure with the Chicago Blackhawks.
Born (1983-01-06) January 6, 1983 (age 31)
Madison, WI, USA
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
NHL team
Former teams
Worcester Sharks
San Jose Sharks Chicago Blackhawks
Dallas Stars
National team  United States
NHL Draft 282nd overall, 2002
Chicago Blackhawks
Playing career 2006–present

Adam Burish (born January 6, 1983) is an American professional ice hockey winger who currently plays for the Worcester Sharks of the American Hockey League.

Playing career[edit]

Burish was drafted in the 9th round of the 2002 NHL Entry Draft, 282nd overall by the Chicago Blackhawks.

Prior to his NHL career Burish, a Madison, Wisconsin native, played at the University of Wisconsin and graduated with a degree in Economics. He served as captain for the national champion 2005–06 team, and assisted on both goals (by Robbie Earl and Tom Gilbert) in Wisconsin's 2-1 victory over Boston College in the title game.[1]

In 2010 he was a member of the Stanley Cup winning Chicago Blackhawks.

On July 1, 2010, Burish left the Blackhawks as a free agent and signed a two-year deal with the Dallas Stars at $1.15 million per year.

Upon expiration of his contract with the Stars, on July 1, 2012, Burish signed a four-year deal with the San Jose Sharks at $1.8 million per year, reuniting with University of Wisconsin teammate Joe Pavelski.

On October 17, 2013, Burish had surgery to an injured back and was placed on Injured Reserve.

On November 21, 2014, Burish was placed on waivers by the Sharks and was sent down to play with The Worcester Sharks of the American Hockey League.

Personal[edit]

Burish has a younger sister, Nikki Burish, who also played for the University of Wisconsin.[2] He is of Greek descent.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

    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 WCHA 19 0 6 6 32
2003–04 University of Wisconsin–Madison WCHA 43 6 13 19 63
2004–05 University of Wisconsin–Madison WCHA 41 13 7 20 41
2005–06 University of Wisconsin–Madison WCHA 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
2011–12 Dallas Stars NHL 65 6 13 19 76
2012–13 San Jose Sharks NHL 46 1 2 3 25 6 0 0 0 4
2013–14 San Jose Sharks NHL 15 0 0 0 6
NHL totals 358 26 31 57 521 38 3 2 5 36

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result   GP G A Pts PIM
2008 United States WC 6th 7 0 3 3 27
Senior totals 7 0 3 3 27

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
All-NCAA All-Tournament Team 2006 [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Badgers claim National title". Wisconsin Badgers. 2006-04-20. Retrieved 2006-04-20. 
  2. ^ "Burish siblings share determination on ice". Wisconsin Badgers. 2003-10-14. Retrieved 2010-02-05. 
  3. ^ "NCAA Frozen Four Records". NCAA.org. Retrieved 2013-06-19. 

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