David Brown (ice hockey)
February 1, 1985 |
Stoney Creek, ON, CAN
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)|
Grand Rapids Griffins
|NHL Draft||228th overall, 2004
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.
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.
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.
Awards and honors
|All-CCHA First Team||2006–07|||
|AHCA West First-Team All-American||2006–07|
|CCHA All-Tournament Team||2007|||
- "David Brown player Biography". University of Notre Dame. 2007-08-02. Retrieved 2007-09-13.
- "Stingrays swoop for netminder Brown". Hull Stingrays. 2014-07-05. Retrieved 2014-07-05.
- "All-CCHA Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-27.
- "2012-13 CCHA Media Guide". ISSUU.com. Retrieved 2014-04-23.
- David Brown's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- David Brown's career statistics at EliteProspects.com
|Awards and achievements|
|CCHA Best Goaltender
|CCHA Player of the Year
|CCHA Most Valuable Player in Tournament
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