David Brown (ice hockey)

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This article is about the ice hockey goaltender born 1985. For the NHL ice hockey right winger born 1962, see Dave Brown (ice hockey). For other persons of the same name, see David Brown (disambiguation).
David Brown
Born (1985-02-01) February 1, 1985 (age 29)
Stoney Creek, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Right
EIHL team
Former teams
Hull Stingrays
WBS Penguins
Grand Rapids Griffins
NHL Draft 228th overall, 2004
Pittsburgh Penguins
Playing career 2007–present

David Brown (born February 1, 1985, in Stoney Creek, Ontario) is a professional ice hockey goaltender for the Hull Stingrays of the Elite Ice Hockey League (EIHL). Brown was drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 8th round, 228th overall, in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[edit]

Before turning professional, Brown played four seasons for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, and was named MVP in 2006. He was a finalist for the 2007 Hobey Baker Award, which is awarded to the top collegiate player in the country.[1]

Brown was originally drafted by the from the Kilty Bees. Brown progressed through the Hamilton minor hockey ranks to the Provincial A Kilty Bees, and was eventually drafted by the Mississauga Ice Dogs of the OHL (Ontario Hockey League), where he was their fifth round selection in the 2001 draft. Once Brown finished his junior career, he eventually moved on to the University of Notre Dame. He is an alumnus of Bishop Ryan Catholic Secondary School in Hamilton, Ontario.

On February 18, 2011, the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League signed Brown to a professional tryout contract, although he never suited for the Marlies, Brown remained in the Central Hockey League with the Quad City Mallards, Arizona Sundogs, Allen Americans and the Wichita Thunder.

On July 5, 2014, Brown left the CHL and signed abroad on a one-year contract with the Hull Stingrays of the EIHL.[2]

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
All-CCHA First Team 2006–07 [3]
AHCA West First-Team All-American 2006–07
CCHA All-Tournament Team 2007 [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "David Brown player Biography". University of Notre Dame. 2007-08-02. Retrieved 2007-09-13. 
  2. ^ "Stingrays swoop for netminder Brown". Hull Stingrays. 2014-07-05. Retrieved 2014-07-05. 
  3. ^ "All-CCHA Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-27. 
  4. ^ "2012-13 CCHA Media Guide". ISSUU.com. Retrieved 2014-04-23. 

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Charlie Effinger
CCHA Best Goaltender
2006-07
Succeeded by
Jeff Zatkoff
Preceded by
Scott Parse
CCHA Player of the Year
2006-07
Succeeded by
Kevin Porter
Preceded by
Jeff Lerg
CCHA Most Valuable Player in Tournament
2007
Succeeded by
Tim Miller