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Friday, June 24, 2011
Countdown to July 1: Updates on Brewer, Sharp; Jeff Carter's reaction to trade

By Pierre LeBrun

The Tampa Bay Lightning should announce today the re-signing of veteran blueliner Eric Brewer to a four-year contract, a source told ESPN.com.

The deal is expected to be worth in the ballpark of $4 million per year. Brewer, who had a solid postseason for the Bolts after coming over from St. Louis at the trade deadline, would have been an unrestricted free agent July 1.

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