|Born||January 6, 1983 |
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight||200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)|
|San Jose Sharks|
|National team||United States|
|NHL Draft||282nd overall, 2002|
Adam Burish (born Adam Mark Burish on January 6, 1983) is an American professional ice hockey winger who is currently a free agent.
He last played for the Malmö Redhawks of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL).
While attending the University of Wisconsin, Adam served as captain for the national champion 2005–06 team, and assisted on both goals (by Robbie Earl and Tom Gilbert) in Wisconsin's 2-1 victory over Boston College in the title game.
On July 1, 2010, Adam left the Blackhawks as a free agent and signed a two-year deal with the Dallas Stars at $1.15 million per year.
Upon expiration of his contract with the Stars, on July 1, 2012, he signed a four-year deal with the San Jose Sharks at $1.8 million per year, reuniting with University of Wisconsin teammate Joe Pavelski.
On October 17, 2013, he had surgery to an injured back and was placed on Injured Reserve.
In the 2014–15 season, on November 21, 2014, Adam was placed on waivers by the Sharks and was sent down to play with affiliate, the Worcester Sharks of the AHL.
On January 14, 2015, the Chicago Wolves acquired him via loan.
After concluding the season with the Wolves, on June 19, 2015, Adam was bought out from the final year of his contract with the Sharks, releasing him to free agency.
Regular season and playoffs
|2001–02||Green Bay Gamblers||USHL||61||24||33||57||122||1||0||0||0||0|
|2002–03||University of Wisconsin||WCHA||19||0||6||6||32||—||—||—||—||—|
|2003–04||University of Wisconsin||WCHA||43||6||13||19||63||—||—||—||—||—|
|2004–05||University of Wisconsin||WCHA||41||13||7||20||41||—||—||—||—||—|
|2005–06||University of Wisconsin||WCHA||40||8||21||29||67||—||—||—||—||—|
|2012–13||San Jose Sharks||NHL||46||1||2||3||25||6||0||0||0||4|
|2013–14||San Jose Sharks||NHL||15||0||0||0||6||—||—||—||—||—|
|2014–15||San Jose Sharks||NHL||20||1||2||3||33||—||—||—||—||—|
Adam is of Greek descent. He has a younger sister named Nikki who also played for the University of Wisconsin.
Adam graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a degree in Economics.