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Chicago Blackhawks: Adam Burish Days Until Banner Raising

By Keith Schultz

Adam Burish #37 Chicago Blackhawks (Picture courtesy of

Current #37- Brandon Pirri is the current Blackhawks player assigned #37. Pirri will be given every chance possible to take the #2 center position when training camp opens in 19 days. Pirri was the AHL leading scorer last season, and now he will be trying to be the #2 center for the defending Stanley Cup Champions. Pirri has appeared in 7 games over three seasons and has picked up 2 assists for his career.

Former #37’s

1. Bruce Cassidy-1988-1990 Cassidy played his entire 36 game career with the Blackhawks. He scored 4 goals and 13 assists for Chicago.

2. Jean-Yves Leroux-1997 Leroux played his whole career with Chicago.  Leroux played 226 games with the Blackhawks scoring 16 goals 22 assists and a -27 rating.

3. Bryan Muir-1999-2000 Muir made a 64 game pit stop with the Blackhawks in the middle of his 279 game career. Muir 3 goals and 5 assist in his stay with Chicago.

4. Michael Nylander– Ironically, Nylander was traded to Chicago for Muir and played 230 games with the Blackhawks.  Nylander scored 63 goals and 113 assists with the Hawks. Nylander played in 17 NHL seasons starting with the Hartford Whalers and ending with the Washington Capitals compiling  920 games played 209 goals 470 assists.

5. Steve Passmore 2001 Passmore went 12-16-6 in net for the Hawks with his career coming to an end in Chicago in 2004. His career stats are 23-44-12 in 93 games played.

6. Curtis Brown-2002 Brown played one season with the Hawks lacing up the skates for 71 games collecting 5 goals and 10 assists.  Brown had a 736 NHL game career with 129 goals and 171 assists.


Adam Burish

-2007-2010 Burish was a 9th round draft pick by the Hawks in 2002 draft that made the NHL in 2007 playing in 179 games with the Blackhawks. He scored 11 goals and 10 assists while playing on the bottom 6 for the Hawks. Burish played in 15 playoff games for the Hawks in 2010 without a point. Burish signed with the Dallas Stars after the 2010 season as a free agent before moving to San Jose where his current cap hit is 1,875,000 a season. Here is a Burish video to remember him

What’s your favorite #37?

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