Brian Campbell

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Brian Campbell
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Brian Campbell with the Blackhawks in 2010.
Born (1979-05-23) May 23, 1979 (age 40)
Strathroy, Ontario, Canada
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Buffalo Sabres
San Jose Sharks
Chicago Blackhawks
Florida Panthers
National teamFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
NHL Draft 156th overall, 1997
Buffalo Sabres
Playing career 19992017

Brian Wesley Campbell (born May 23, 1979) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman. He played for the Buffalo Sabres, San Jose Sharks, Chicago Blackhawks and Florida Panthers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He won the Stanley Cup with the Blackhawks in 2010, assisting on the deciding goal.

Canadians citizens of Canada

Canadians are people identified with the country of Canada. This connection may be residential, legal, historical or cultural. For most Canadians, several of these connections exist and are collectively the source of their being Canadian.

Ice hockey team sport played on ice using sticks, skates, and a puck

Ice hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent's net to score points. The sport is known to be fast-paced and physical, with teams usually consisting of six players each: one goaltender, and five players who skate up and down the ice trying to take the puck and score a goal against the opposing team.

Defence in ice hockey is a player position whose primary responsibility is to prevent the opposing team from scoring. They are often referred to as defencemen, D, D-men or blueliners. They were once called cover-point. A good defenceman is both strong in defensive and offensive play and for defenceman pairing also need to be good at defending and attacking.


Personal life

Campbell grew up in Strathroy, Ontario, where he attended elementary school at Colborne Street Public School and high school at Strathroy District Collegiate Institute. He also attended Canterbury High School in Ottawa, while playing for the Ottawa 67's of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). His parents are Ed and Lorna. [1] He has two brothers, Craig and Darryl. Darryl also played pro hockey for four seasons in the ECHL, lastly for the Mississippi Sea Wolves. [2]

Strathroy District Collegiate Institute Secondary school in Strathroy, Ontario, Canada

Strathroy District Collegiate Institute (SDCI) is one of two secondary schools in Strathroy, Ontario. It is a public high school in the Thames Valley District School Board. The school services feeder schools in the Strathroy area, as well as the outer regions such as Mt. Brydges, Parkhill, Kerwood, Coldstream, Poplar Hill, Glencoe and Delaware. A new facility was opened in the fall of 2002 in a unique shared building with the catholic school Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School. The two schools share some facilities, including the five gyms, the library, the cafeteria, the auditorium, computer labs, technology labs, and various other classrooms, while also maintaining completely separate schools. The school's academic achievements are well above average for EQAO math testing.

Canterbury High School (Ottawa) School in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Canterbury High School is an Ottawa-Carleton District School Board high school in the Elmvale Acres neighbourhood of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. It is an arts magnet school, meaning that it draws in students from all across the Ottawa area and beyond by being host to their specialized arts program. It is located at 900 Canterbury Ave and is the birthplace of an enormous amount of young Canadian talent. It serves over 1300 students, more than most other schools in the area.

Ottawa Federal capital city in Ontario, Canada

Ottawa is the capital city of Canada. It stands on the south bank of the Ottawa River in the eastern portion of southern Ontario. Ottawa borders Gatineau, Quebec; the two form the core of the Ottawa–Gatineau census metropolitan area (CMA) and the National Capital Region (NCR). As of 2016, Ottawa had a city population of 934,243 and a metropolitan population of 1,323,783 making it the fourth-largest city and the fifth-largest CMA in Canada. In June 2019, the City of Ottawa estimated it had surpassed a population of 1 million.

In 2003, Campbell was quarantined due to a potential SARS outbreak — a relative of Campbell, who worked at a hospital, had visited him just before the relative began to show SARS symptoms and was subsequently hospitalized. [3] This led to the quarantine of both Campbell and then-teammate and roommate Rhett Warrener. Campbell missed three games before being cleared to play again. Neither player had any SARS symptoms. [4]

Timeline of the SARS outbreak pandemic

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Quarantine Epidemiological intervention to prevent disease transmission

A quarantine is a restriction on the movement of people and goods which is intended to prevent the spread of disease or pests. It is often used in connection to disease and illness, preventing the movement of those who may have been exposed to a communicable disease, but do not have a confirmed medical diagnosis. The term is often used synonymously with medical isolation, in which those confirmed to be infected with a communicable disease are isolated from the healthy population.

Rhett Adam Warrener is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman who played over 700 games in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Florida Panthers, Buffalo Sabres and Calgary Flames between 1995 and 2008. He was a member of the Canadian national junior team that won a gold medal at the 1996 World Junior Championship. Warrener retired in 2009 after missing a full season due to a shoulder injury. He briefly remained with the Flames as a scout before turning to broadcasting. He co-hosts the morning radio show on Calgary's Sportsnet 960 radio. Warrener was born in Shaunavon, Saskatchewan, but grew up in Frontier, Saskatchewan.

Brian Campbell and Lauren Miller got engaged during the 2011 NHL All-Star break. [5]

Campbell has been given the nickname "Soupy" because he shares his surname with that of the Campbell Soup Company.

Campbell Soup Company American food manufacturer

The Campbell Soup Company, also known as just Campbell's, is an American processed food and snack company. As the name implies, the company is most closely associated with its flagship canned soup products, however it has through mergers and acquisitions grown to become one of the largest processed food companies in the U.S., with a wide variety of products under its flagship Campbell's brand as well as such well-known brands as Pepperidge Farm, Snyder's of Hanover, V8, and Swanson. Under these brands and many others, Campbell's produces not only soups and broths, but other canned meals such as SpaghettiOs, baked goods such as cookies and crackers, beverages, and salty snacks such as pretzels and potato chips. It is headquartered in Camden, New Jersey.

Campbell's jersey was retired by the Ottawa 67's' during their 50th anniversary season. It was officially retired on November 3, 2017, at TD Place Arena prior to a game against the Barrie Colts. Campbell is the fifth player to have their number retired by the Ottawa 67's. [6]

TD Place Arena architectural structure

TD Place Arena, originally the Ottawa Civic Centre, is an indoor arena located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, seating 9,500. With temporary seating and standing room it can hold 10,585. Opened in December 1967, it is used primarily for sports, including curling, figure skating, ice hockey and lacrosse. The arena has hosted Canadian and world championships in figure skating and ice hockey, including the first women's world ice hockey championship in 1990. Canadian championships in curling have also been hosted at the arena. It is also used for concerts and conventions such as Ottawa SuperEX.

Barrie Colts ice hockey team

The Barrie Colts are a junior ice hockey team in Ontario Hockey League, based in Barrie, Ontario, Canada.

Playing career

Early years

Campbell grew up playing minor hockey in his hometown of Strathroy, Ontario, where he won an OMHA Championship at the novice level. He also played AAA hockey for the Elgin-Middlesex Major Bantam Chiefs, along with future NHL teammate Joe Thornton, in 1993–94, which was the organization's inaugural year. In 1994–95, Campbell signed with the Petrolia Jets Jr.B. (OHA) of the Western Ontario Hockey League (WOHL).

Following his season with the Jets, Campbell was drafted by the Ottawa 67's. The 67's first-round pick that season was Nick Boynton, who would end up being a defence partner with Campbell for four seasons in Ottawa; they reunited 15 years later as teammates on the 2010 Stanley Cup-winning Chicago Blackhawks.

Campbell was taken by the Ottawa 67's in the OHL as a third-round draft pick in the 1995 OHL Priority Selection. In 1998–99, he won the Red Tilson Trophy as the OHL's Most Outstanding Player. He also won the Max Kaminsky Trophy as the OHL's Defenceman of the Year and the William Hanley Trophy as the OHL's Most Gentlemanly Player, CHL Player of the Year, and finally the Memorial Cup as Ottawa defeated Calgary 7–6 in overtime on home ice. [7] [8]

Buffalo Sabres

Campbell was drafted by the Buffalo Sabres as their sixth-round pick in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft. He played his first game for the Sabres in the 1999–2000 season and stayed with the team, wearing number 51, until February 26, 2008, when he was traded to San Jose. During the NHL lockout in 2004–05, he played for Jokerit in the Finnish SM-liiga and won the silver medal in the league championships.

On January 9, 2007, Campbell was the leading vote-getter amongst Eastern Conference defenceman for the 2007 NHL All-Star Game, earning him his first All-Star appearance. As a result of the Sabres' rotating captaincy policy, Campbell was named an alternate captain for the month of November 2007 and captain for the month of December. Campbell was then selected again to the 2008 NHL All-Star Game.

Campbell with the Sharks in 2008 Brian Campbell 08.jpg
Campbell with the Sharks in 2008

San Jose Sharks

The 2007–08 season was the final season Campbell was under contract with Buffalo. On February 26, 2008, at the NHL trade deadline, the Sabres traded Campbell, along with their seventh-round draft pick in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft (194th overall; Drew Daniels), to the San Jose Sharks in exchange for forward Steve Bernier and their 2008 first-round pick (26th overall; Tyler Ennis). The Sharks were eventually eliminated in the Western Conference Semi-finals by the Dallas Stars, and Campbell became a free agent at the conclusion of the season.

Campbell also led the NHL during the 2007–08 season in games played, being one of just two players to appear in 83 games, or one game more than a team's full schedule, as based on his trade to San Jose; the other was Jeff Halpern. Campbell was named a member of the NHL Competition Committee on April 21, 2008.

Chicago Blackhawks

On July 1, 2008, Campbell signed an eight-year contract as an unrestricted free agent with the Chicago Blackhawks for roughly $7.1 million annually. Fox Chicago reported that Campbell chose to sign with the Blackhawks despite allegedly receiving better contract offers from other organizations. [9] He played in all 82 of Chicago's regular-season games in the 2008–09 season, scoring seven goals to go with 45 assists. He contributed two goals with eight assists in 17 Stanley Cup playoff games that season as Chicago advanced to the Western Conference Finals, where they were eliminated by the Detroit Red Wings.

On March 14, 2010, Campbell was injured in a boarding incident caused by Washington Capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin. Ovechkin was assessed a major penalty and game misconduct for boarding, while Campbell did not return to the game. As a consequence of the illegal boarding hit, Ovechkin was suspended two games by the NHL. Campbell sustained a broken clavicle and broken rib, and was expected to miss seven-to-eight weeks. Despite this, Campbell managed to return by Game 4 of the first round of the 2010 playoffs against the Nashville Predators, igniting the team to a three-game win streak to knock Nashville out of the playoffs, four games to two. Campbell had played in 388 consecutive games prior to the injury. [10] In the Finals, in Game 6, with the Blackhawks up three games to two in the series, Campbell recorded the lone assist on Patrick Kane's overtime game-winner to down the Philadelphia Flyers and clinch the Stanley Cup on June 9, 2010.

Florida Panthers

During the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, Campbell was dealt to the Florida Panthers in exchange for forward Rostislav Olesz. [11] During his first season in Florida, Campbell had 49 assists to go with 4 goals for 53 points and only six penalty minutes, becoming the first defenceman since Red Kelly in the 1953–54 season to win the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy for sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with a high standard of playing ability. [12]

Return to Chicago

On July 1, 2016, Campbell signed a one-year contract as an unrestricted free agent with Chicago for roughly $2 million in base salary, with additional performance-related bonuses included. [13]

On July 17, 2017, Campbell announced his retirement, but he will join the Blackhawks' business operations department where he will be assisting with various marketing, community relations and youth hockey initiatives. [14]

International play

Medal record
Representing Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Ice hockey
World Junior Championships
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 1999 Canada

Campbell was a member of Team Canada at the 1999 World Junior Championships, and was named a First Team All-Star for the tournament. After completion of the Panthers' 2012–13 season, Campbell extended his availability to make his long-awaited senior debut for Canada at the 2013 World Championships in Sweden and Finland. [15]

Career statistics

Regular season and playoffs

Regular season Playoffs
Season TeamLeagueGP G A Pts PIM GPGAPtsPIM
1993–94Elgin-Middlesex ChiefsMHAO
1994–95Petrolia JetsOHA-B4911273843
1995–96 Ottawa 67's OHL 66522272340112
1996–97 Ottawa 67'sOHL66736431224211138
1997–98 Ottawa 67'sOHL661439533113114150
1998–99 Ottawa 67'sOHL62127587279210126
1998–99 Rochester Americans AHL 20000
1999–00 Rochester AmericansAHL672242622210330
1999–00 Buffalo Sabres NHL 121454
2000–01 Rochester AmericansAHL65725322440110
2000–01 Buffalo SabresNHL80002
2001–02 Rochester AmericansAHL452353713
2001–02 Buffalo SabresNHL2933612
2002–03 Buffalo SabresNHL652171920
2003–04 Buffalo SabresNHL53381112
2004–05 Jokerit SM-l 4412132512123476
2005–06 Buffalo SabresNHL79123244161806612
2006–07 Buffalo SabresNHL8264248351634714
2007–08 Buffalo SabresNHL635384312
2007–08 San Jose Sharks NHL20316198131674
2008–09 Chicago Blackhawks NHL8274552221728100
2009–10 Chicago BlackhawksNHL687313818191452
2010–11 Chicago BlackhawksNHL6552227671236
2011–12 Florida Panthers NHL8244953671452
2012–13 Florida PanthersNHL488192712
2013–14 Florida PanthersNHL827303720
2014–15 Florida PanthersNHL823242722
2015–16 Florida PanthersNHL82625312660110
2016–17 Chicago BlackhawksNHL80512172440000
NHL totals1,082874175042771079354440


George Parsons Trophy 1999
William Hanley Trophy 1999
Max Kaminsky Trophy 1999
Red Tilson Trophy 1999
OHL First All-Star Team1999
CHL Player of the Year 1999
AHL All-Star Game 2001,
Stanley Cup 2010
Clarence S. Campbell Bowl 2010
NHL All-Star Game 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012
NHL Second All-Star Team 2008
Lady Byng Memorial Trophy 2012

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Preceded by
Sergei Varlamov
CHL Player of the Year
Succeeded by
Brad Richards
Preceded by
Martin St. Louis
Lady Byng Memorial Trophy winner
Succeeded by
Martin St. Louis
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Toni Lydman
Buffalo Sabres captain
December 2007
Succeeded by
Jaroslav Špaček