|Assets:||Had the build of a power forward. Was capable of playing both wing positions. Displayed plenty of versatility on the ice. Was most effective when he was hitting opponents consistently.|
|Flaws:||Did not use his 6-5 frame more to his advantage, since he wasn't always a presence on the ice (but should have been). Didn't score regularly at the highest level and also lacked discipline.|
|Career Potential:||Rugged, inconsistent depth winger.|
|3/06/2015||Signed with the Oklahoma City Barons (AHL).|
|9/29/2014||Released from training camp by the Anaheim Ducks.|
|9/17/2014||Invited to training camp by the Anaheim Ducks.|
|9/11/2014||Signed with the Norfolk Admirals (AHL).|
|2/26/2014||Acquired from the Chicago Blackhawks.|
|2/26/2014||Assigned to the Iowa Wild (AHL).|
|9/25/2013||Assigned to Rockford (AHL).|
|7/24/2013||Signed as a free agent by the Chicago Blackhawks to a one-year contract.|
|1/22/2013||Signed by the Milwaukee Admirals (AHL).|
|1/17/2013||Released from training camp by the Calgary Flames.|
|1/12/2013||Invited to training camp by the Calgary Flames.|
|10/03/2011||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the San Jose Sharks to a one-year contract.|
|9/15/2011||Invited to training camp by the San Jose Sharks.|
|2/28/2011||Acquired from the St. Louis Blues.|
|11/15/2010||Missed 1 game (knee injury).|
|11/11/2010||Knee injury, day-to-day.|
|7/02/2010||Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by the St. Louis Blues to a one-year contract.|
|6/29/2009||Re-signed by the St. Louis Blues.|
|11/20/2008||Recalled from Peoria (AHL).|
|9/30/2008||Assigned to Peoria (AHL).|
|7/10/2008||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the St. Louis Blues to a one-year contract.|
|11/24/2007||Recalled from Iowa (AHL).|
|11/23/2007||Missed 8 games (abdominal injury) and assigned to Iowa (AHL).|
|11/03/2007||Abdominal injury, day-to-day.|
|7/06/2007||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Dallas Stars to a one-year contract.|
|6/26/2007||Edmonton Oilers did not extend qualifying offer.|
|3/29/2006||Recalled from Hamilton (AHL).|
|3/05/2006||Assigned to Hamilton (AHL).|
|2/27/2006||Recalled from Hamilton (AHL).|
|2/14/2006||Assigned to Hamilton (AHL).|
|2/11/2006||Recalled from Hamilton (AHL).|
|1/10/2006||Assigned to Hamilton (AHL).|
|12/20/2005||Recalled from Hamilton (AHL).|
|10/29/2005||Assigned to Hamilton (AHL).|
|8/10/2005||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Edmonton Oilers to a two-year contract.|
|9/15/2004||Assigned to Edmonton (AHL).|
|9/11/2003||Signed by the Edmonton Oilers to a two-year contract.|
|2/26/2014||Minnesota Wild traded Brian Connelly to the Chicago Blackhawks for Brad Winchester.|
|7/24/2013||Signed as a free agent by the Chicago Blackhawks.|
|10/03/2011||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the San Jose Sharks.|
|2/28/2011||St. Louis Blues traded Brad Winchester to the Anaheims Ducks for a 3rd round selection in 2012.|
|7/10/2008||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the St. Louis Blues.|
|7/06/2007||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Dallas Stars.|
|6/24/2000||Drafted by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round (35th overall) in 2000.|
| 09/17/2015 12:11 PM
NewsWinchester announced his retirement from professional hockey Thursday on his personal Twitter account.
Minnesota gets Winchester from Chicago | 02/26/2014 5:53 PM
NewsThe Minnesota Wild have acquired Brad Winchester from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for Brian Connelly.
ImpactWinchester will provide the Wild with a viable bottom-six forward to use should the team start to deal with mounting injuries. The 32-year-old has 68 points and 552 penalty minutes in 390 career NHL games, although he hasn't played at that level since the 2011-12 campaign.
Chicago inks Brad Winchester | 07/24/2013 8:31 PM
NewsBrad Winchester has agreed to a one-year contract with the Chicago Blackhawks.
ImpactWinchester recorded 27 points and 66 penalty minutes in 37 AHL games last season. He'll probably start the 2013-14 campaign in the minors.
Brad Winchester gets released from PTO | 01/17/2013 5:31 PM
NewsBrad Winchester has been released from his professional tryout contract.
Renaud Lavoie on Twitter
ImpactWinchester is an unrestricted free agent. He had 10 points and 88 penalty minutes in 67 games with the San Jose Sharks in 2011-12.
Brad Winchester signs tryout with Flames | 01/14/2013 6:41 AM
NewsThe Calgary Flam es have signed Brad Winchester to a professional tryout.
ImpactWinchester was an unrestricted free agent on July 1 after playing last season with San Jose where he potted six goals and had 10 points. He is a fourth line player who plays all out. "Given the body of work that he has had in his career . . . he's a big guy and he's a hard guy to play against," GM Jay Feaster said. "He's a tenacious guy on the forecheck. We thought he did a real good job last season in San Jose, for example. We just felt that because he was willing to come in on a tryout basis, it's a free look for us. We'll see where it goes." Winchester had 88 penalty minutes last season and the Flames could use a replacement for Tom Kostopolous who filled that role last season.
|Penalty Minutes||114||2010-11 (StL/Ana)|
|Power Play Goals||5||2008-09 (StL)|
Subscribe to The Hockey News magazine!
Subscribe today, and save off the cover price.Subscribe now
Sign up to our e-flash newsletter.
You will receive backstage access to special features, articles, promotions and special events and more!!Sign up now
Download TheHockeyNews app
Learn more about TheHockeyNews mobile app.Get it now!