Adam Burish
POSITION: Right Wing
HEIGHT: 6' 1"
BIRTHDATE: 01/06/1983
DRAFTED: CHI: 2002-282 overall
NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (2006) Missed majority of 2009-10 due to knee injury in pre-season at Minnesota, September 20, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Dallas, July 1, 2010. Signed as a free agent by San Jose, July 1, 2012. Missed majority of 2013-14 due to recurring back injury and hand injury vs. Edmonton, March 25, 2014.
2013-14: Missed the final eight games of the season due to injury…Played in 15 games before leaving the game early due to injury on March 25 at Edmonton…Activated from IR and made season debut 10:06 on Feb. 5 vs. Dallas…Missed the team’s first 57 games of the season due to injury…Underwent back surgery on Oct. 17.

2012-13: 3rd amongst team forwards in blocked shots (33)…4th on the team in hits (65)…3rd amongst team forwards in penalty kill time on ice per game (1:17)… Scored his first goal as a Shark on March 5 at Vancouver…Recorded his first point as a Shark on Feb. 26 vs. Colorado… Fought Dorsett on Feb. 11 at Columbus and earned his 500th career penalty minute in the process…Played in his 300th NHL game on Jan. 24 vs. Phoenix…Playoffs: 7th amongst Sharks forwards in blocked shots (5) and led the team in faceoff percentage (76.9%), winning 20 of his 26 postseason draws…4th amongst team forwards in average shorthanded time on ice per game (1:12).

2011-12: Appeared in 65 games with Dallas, posting 19 points (6-13=19), 76 PIM and a +6 ranking…Set a new career high in assists (13) and points (19)…Finished 1st on the team with a 55.8% in the faceoff circle, 3rd on the team in PIM (76) and 6th on the team in plus/minus rating (+6)…Averaged 1:26 shorthanded ice time per game…

2010-11: Posted new career-highs in goals (8), assists (6) and points (14)…Ranked 2nd on the team with 91 PIM…Recorded his only multi-point game of the season at Edmonton on Jan. 20 (1-1=2)…Dallas was 38-18-7 when he was in the lineup in 2010-11…Missed 19 games due to injury… Skated in his 200th career NHL game vs. San Jose on Dec. 16…

2009-10: Missed the first 65 games of the regular season due to injury…Finished the season with 4 points (1-3-4), 14 PIM, and a +2 rating in 13 games…Scored career-high two assists in one game on Apr. 6 at Dallas…Playoffs: Won Stanley Cup with Chicago…Appeared in 15 games, posting 9 hits, 6 blocked shots, and 15 shots on net…

2008-09: Played in 66 games…Posted 6-3=9, 93 PIM, and a +3 rating…Ranked 2nd on the team with 93 PIM…Logged 1:53 of shorthanded time per game…Skated in his 100th career NHL game on Oct. 31…Playoffs: Played in 17 games, posting 3-2=5, 30 PIM, 35 hits and a +3 rating…Netted the Western Conference Quarterfinals series-clinching goal, his firstever Stanley Cup Playoff point vs. Calgary on Apr. 27…Averaged 2:25 shorthanded time per game, 3rd amongst Chicago forwards…

2007-08: Played 81 games in his first full NHL season…Posted 8 points (4-4-8) and 214 PIM…Scored his first NHL assist on Dec. 12 vs. Los Angeles…Scored his first NHL goal Jan. 22 at San Jose…Ranked third in the NHL and first on Chicago with 214 PIM… Became the first Blackhawks player since Bob Probert in 1998-99 to rack up more than 200 penalty minutes in a single season…Averaged 2:50 shorthanded time per game, second amongst Chicago forwards…

2006-07: Appeared in nine games with Chicago during his first NHL season, notching 2 PIM…Made his NHL debut on Oct. 16 at St. Louis…Posted 21 points (11-10- 21) in 64 games with the Norfolk Admirals (AHL)… Tallied his first professional point with an overtime goal against Manchester (AHL) on Nov. 12…

2005-06: Captained the University of Wisconsin to the NCAA Championship during his senior year… Posted an assist on both goals in the NCAA championship game… Won the team’s National W Club Community Service Award and was a Community All-American…Ranked third on the Badgers with 24 assists and 33 points.

PERSONAL: “Bur” or “The Legend” lists these favorites: Steak (food); Golfing and fishing (offseason activities); Golf (sport besides hockey); Rockstar (movie); Breaking Bad (TV show); Jason Aldean (musical artist); Cabo San Lucas (vacation spot); Kollege Klub in Madison (restaurant); Jeremy Roenick (hockey idol); Winning the Stanley Cup in 2010 with Chicago and winning the 2006 National Championship with Wisconsin (hockey moments(; Montreal (road city); Chicago Blackhawks (non-Sharks jersey)…Has the hidden talent of being able to play drums and the guitar…Would be a gym trainer if he was not playing hockey professionally… Says Brad Pitt would be the actor to star in a movie about his life…Can’t live without his guitar…Says his parents were the biggest influence on his hockey