Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook played in his 1 Breeland Speaks Color Rush Jersey ,000th regular-season game Thursday night, adding another accomplishment to his impressive career.
Seabrook started alongside fellow alternate captain and frequent defensive partner Duncan Keith and played almost 19 minutes in Chicago’s 6-2 victory over Winnipeg. He has appeared in 77 of Chicago’s 78 games this season.
Each of the Blackhawks warmed up in Seabrook’s No. 7 jersey, and the franchise recognized the defenseman during a pregame ceremony. He was joined on the ice by his wife and three children and his parents and brother before he was presented with a commemorative silver stick, a painting and a family vacation to Disney World.
”It was pretty cool,” Seabrook said. ”Special, being here for so many years since I was a 17-year-old baby. Seeing (family) out there was pretty special. They enjoyed it. I saw my daughter’s face when he said the Disneyland trip. It was pretty cool. How many guys come out and present me with these gifts Adidas Jonathan Quick Jersey , and what the Blackhawks have done here.”
Seabrook, who turns 33 on April 20, was selected by Chicago in the first round of the 2003 draft. He helped the Blackhawks win the Stanley Cup in 2010, 2013 and 2015, and also played on Canada’s gold medal-winning team in the 2010 Winter Olympics.
Seabrook is the fifth player in franchise history to skate in 1,000 or more games for the team Buccaneers Ronald Jones II Jersey , joining Stan Mikita, Bobby Hull, Eric Nesterenko and Bob Murray.
More NHL hockey: The Detroit Lions added depth in the backfield, signing LeGarrette Blount and re-signing Zach Zenner.
Detroit signed both players Friday to compete with Ameer Abdullah and Theo Riddick for carries this year.
Blount, an unrestricted free agent, ran for a team-high 766 yards and two touchdowns during the regular season last year in Philadelphia and scored three touchdowns during the Eagles' Super Bowl-winning run. He previously played for the New England Patriots Kalen Ballage Jersey Dolphins , who used to employ Detroit general manager Bob Quin and coach Matt Patricia.
Blount, who has also played for Tampa Bay and Pittsburgh, has run for 5,888 yards and 51 touchdowns in his career along with catching 54 passes for 387 yards and two scores.
Zenner, who was a restricted free agent this offseason, played in eight games last season and ran for 26 yards and a TD. Over his three-year career with the Lions Youth Christian Kirk Jersey , Zenner has 119 carries for 420 yards and five touchdowns along with 20 receptions for 207 yards.