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Sport Blues sign former 20-goal scorers Troy Brouwer, Jamie McGinn to professional tryouts

00:05  12 november  2019
00:05  12 november  2019 Source:   prohockeyrumors.com

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Former Blue Troy Brouwer and Jamie McGinn have signed professional tryout contracts with the St. Louis Blues . Overall, Brouwer has amassed 362 points (181 goals , 181 assists) and 588 penalty minutes in 838 career regular-season games.

- Troy Brouwer and Jamie McGinn each signed a professional tryout contract with the St. Louis Blues on Monday. The Blues (12-3-3), who have won seven in "A few weeks ago, I was in Charlotte and it didn't work out there. I have the itch to play and was talking to [O'Reilly] and everything and it

The St. Louis Blues have decided to go a different route to address their injury woes, signing a pair of veteran forwards to professional tryout contracts in the hopes they’ll show they can still play in the NHL. Troy Brouwer and Jamie McGinn have both been brought in and will practice with the team this week, though neither has been issued an NHL contract yet.

a group of hockey players on the field © Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports

Brouwer skated with the Florida Panthers in training camp this season after playing 75 games with the team last season but wasn’t able to secure a deal. The 34-year-old actually had a nice campaign with them, scoring 12 goals and recording 21 points in limited minutes. Still, it was hard for a Panthers team loaded with talent to justify a contract for the aging forward, especially when it had young stars pushing for playing time in the NHL.

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Doug Armstrong has brought Troy Brouwer and Jamie McGinn to the Blues on professional tryouts , but what does that mean? He also scored one of the biggest goals in franchise playoff history at the time, netting the game-winning goal against the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 7 of the first round.

Troy Brouwer of the St Louis Blues go ahead and game winning goal in the third period of 2016 Game 7 playoffs vs the Chicago Blackhawks.

St. Louis fans are very familiar with what Brouwer can do after he spent the 2015-16 season with the Blues and was a key part of their Western Conference Final appearance. Brouwer was actually second on the team in postseason goal scoring behind only Vladimir Tarasenko. Perhaps St. Louis will be able to squeeze some of that magic out of him again.

McGinn meanwhile comes to the Blues after a spending a short amount of time with the Charlotte Checkers of the AHL just to prove he was healthy enough to compete. His goal was always getting back to the NHL, and he’ll try to do just that in St. Louis. The 31-year-old has played just 35 professional games since the start of the 2018-19 season but was once a reliable bottom-six forward who provided physicality and a nice touch around the net.

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Doug Armstrong has brought Troy Brouwer and Jamie McGinn to the Blues on professional tryouts , but Well, first things first: Neither Brouwer nor McGinn can play in a game unless they are signed to standard He also scored one of the most memorable goals in franchise playoff history at the time

Anaheim Ducks left winger Jamie McGinn (88) celebrates after a goal during the second period against the Nashville Predators in game four of the first RELATED: Arizona Coyotes set for NHL free agency. "We are very pleased to sign Jamie to a three-year contract," General Manager John

The Blues are without Tarasenko and Alex Steen for a while but remain in first place in the Western Conference. Any player trying out for them will have to buy in to Craig Berube’s system that continues to wear down opponents with relentless physicality and puck pressure.

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Predators snap 6-game losing streak with 4-2 win over Blues .
ST. LOUIS (AP) The Nashville Predators had been waiting for a break to go their way to help the team shake its November malaise. It didn’t take long to generate momentum Saturday night. © APWF Nashville Predators' Rocco Grimaldi (23) shoots the puck against St. Louis Blues' Vince Dunn (29) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Dilip Vishwanat) Filip Forsberg scored 20 seconds into the game and Juuse Saros made 24 saves to help the Predators snap a six-game losing streak with a 4-2 win over the St. Louis Blues.© APWF St.

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