November 5, 1963 |
Toronto, ON, CAN
|Height||6 ft 5 in (196 cm)|
|Weight||215 lb (98 kg; 15 st 5 lb)|
New York Islanders
Toronto Maple Leafs
|NHL Draft||22nd overall, 1982
Brian Phillip Curran (born November 5, 1963) is a Canadian ice hockey player, coach, and executive. He is the current Head Coach/General Manager of the Drumheller Dragons of the Alberta Junior Hockey League. Curran was born in Toronto, Ontario, but grew up in Veteran, Alberta.
Selected by the Boston Bruins in the 1982 NHL Entry Draft, he played as a defenceman for the Bruins, New York Islanders, Toronto Maple Leafs, Buffalo Sabres, and Washington Capitals in the National Hockey League (NHL).
Following his playing career, Curran got into coaching and was the Head Coach with Jacksonville of the ECHL in 1998-99 and the Monroe Moccasins of the WPHL in 1999-2000. He was the general manager and head coach of the Quad City Mallards until he resigned on April 26, 2007. Brian was head coach of the Kalamazoo Wings hockey team in Kalamazoo, Michigan during the 2007–2008 season until he was released from service April 8, 2008. On July 9, 2008, he was hired as Head Coach/General Manager of the Brooks Bandits of the Alberta Junior Hockey League. On October 16, 2009, Curran was released as Head Coach/General Manager of the Bandits. Curran was introduced as the head coach/general manager of the Lloydminster Bobcats, of the Alberta Junior Hockey League on November 25, 2009, a position he would hold until he resigned on March 8, 2012. On February 22, 2012, Curran was named 2011-12 AJHL Coach of the Year. On March 15, 2012, Curran signed a 5-year contract to coach/manage the Drumheller Dragons of the AJHL.
|1980–81||Portland Winter Hawks||WHL||59||2||28||30||275||7||0||1||1||13|
|1981–82||Portland Winter Hawks||WHL||51||2||16||18||132||14||1||7||8||63|
|1982–83||Portland Winter Hawks||WHL||56||1||30||31||187||14||1||3||4||57|
|1986–87||New York Islanders||NHL||68||0||10||10||356||8||0||0||0||51|
|1987–88||New York Islanders||NHL||22||0||1||1||68||—||—||—||—||—|
|1987–88||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||7||0||1||1||19||6||0||0||0||41|
|1988–89||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||47||1||4||5||185||—||—||—||—||—|
|1989–90||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||72||2||9||11||301||5||0||1||1||19|
|1990–91||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||4||0||0||0||7||—||—||—||—||—|
|1992–93||Cape Breton Oilers||AHL||61||2||24||26||223||12||0||3||3||12|
|1997–98||Las Vegas Thunder||IHL||9||0||2||2||49||2||0||0||0||20|