David Brown (ice hockey)

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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
CHL team Wichita Thunder
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 Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League. Brown was drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 8th round, 228th overall, in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. Before playing 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.

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.

Brown has also played for the Quad City Mallards of the Central Hockey League (CHL).

On February 18, 2011, the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League signed Brown to a professional tryout contract.

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
All-CCHA First Team 2006-07

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