Chris Brown (ice hockey)

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Chris Brown
Born (1991-02-03) February 3, 1991 (age 23)
Flower Mound, TX, USA
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Center
Shoots Right
NHL team
Former teams
Washington Capitals
Phoenix Coyotes
NHL Draft 36th overall, 2009
Phoenix Coyotes
Playing career 2012–present

Christopher James Brown (born February 3, 1991) is an American professional ice hockey center. He is currently playing with the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League (NHL). Brown was drafted by the Phoenix Coyotes in the second round (36th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[edit]

Brown played junior hockey with the U.S. National Team Development Program[1] from which he then accepted a scholarship to play college hockey with the University of Michigan Wolverines of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA). In his first season with the Wolverines, he was selected to the 2009–10 CCHA All-Rookie Team.[2]

On the eve of the 2013–14 NHL trade deadline, Brown was dealt by the Coyotes along with Rostislav Klesla and a fourth-round pick in 2015 NHL Entry Draft to the Washington Capitals in exchange for Martin Erat and John Mitchell on March 4, 2014.[3]

Brown scored his first NHL goal on March 22, 2014, against Antti Niemi of the San Jose Sharks.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2007–08 U.S. National Development Team NAHL 43 8 6 14 66
2008–09 U.S. National Development Team NAHL 77 26 20 46 157
2009–10 University of Michigan CCHA 45 13 15 28 58
2010–11 University of Michigan CCHA 42 9 14 23 59
2011–12 University of Michigan CCHA 38 12 17 29 66
2012–13 Portland Pirates AHL 68 29 18 47 98 3 1 1 2 6
2012–13 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 5 0 0 0 2
2013–14 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 6 0 0 0 17
2013–14 Portland Pirates AHL 51 14 21 35 68
2013–14 Washington Capitals NHL 6 1 1 2 0
2013–14 Hershey Bears AHL 12 2 3 5 2
NHL totals 17 1 1 2 19
Medal record
Competitor for United States USA
Ice hockey
World Junior Championships
Bronze 2011 USA

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2008 United States U17 Silver medal icon.svg 6 2 1 3 10
2009 United States WJC18 Gold medal icon.svg 7 4 3 7 8
2011 United States WJC Bronze medal icon.svg 6 2 1 3 4
Junior totals

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
All-CCHA Rookie Team 2009–10 [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.ushl.com/news/story.cfm?id=3090
  2. ^ "CCHA announces All-Rookie Team". Central Collegiate Hockey Association. 2010-04-15. Retrieved 2010-04-15. 
  3. ^ "Caps trade disgruntled Erat to Coyotes for Klesla, Brown". The Sports Network. 2014-03-04. Retrieved 2014-03-04. 
  4. ^ National Hockey League (2010). The National Hockey League Official Guide & Record Book/2011. Triumph Books. p. 283. ISBN 978-1-60078-422-4. 

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