Burish during his tenure with the Chicago Blackhawks
January 6, 1983 |
Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)|
San Jose Sharks
|National team||United States|
|NHL Draft||282nd overall, 2002
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.
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.
In the 2014–15 season, on November 21, 2014, Burish was placed on waivers by the Sharks and was sent down to play with affiliate, the Worcester Sharks of the AHL. On January 14, 2015, the Chicago Wolves acquired Burish via loan. After concluding the season with the Wolves, on June 19, 2015, Burish was bought out from the final year of his contract with the Sharks, releasing him to free agency.
Regular season and playoffs
|2001–02||Green Bay Gamblers||USHL||61||24||33||57||122||1||0||0||0||0|
|2002–03||University of Wisconsin||WCHA||19||0||6||6||32||—||—||—||—||—|
|2003–04||University of Wisconsin||WCHA||43||6||13||19||63||—||—||—||—||—|
|2004–05||University of Wisconsin||WCHA||41||13||7||20||41||—||—||—||—||—|
|2005–06||University of Wisconsin||WCHA||40||8||21||29||67||—||—||—||—||—|
|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||—||—||—||—||—|
|2014–15||San Jose Sharks||NHL||20||1||2||3||33||—||—||—||—||—|
Awards and honors
|All-NCAA All-Tournament Team||2006|||
|Stanley Cup (Chicago Blackhawks)||2010|
- "Badgers claim National title". Wisconsin Badgers. 2006-04-20. Retrieved 2006-04-20.
- "Wolves receive Adam Burish on loan from San Jose". Chicago Wolves. 2015-01-14. Retrieved 2015-01-15.
- "Sharks GM won't rule out bringing back Niemi". 'National Hockey League. 2015-06-19. Retrieved 2015-06-19.
- "Burish siblings share determination on ice". Wisconsin Badgers. 2003-10-14. Retrieved 2010-02-05.
- "NCAA Frozen Four Records" (PDF). NCAA.org. Retrieved 2013-06-19.