Newell Brown

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Newell Brown
Born (1962-02-14) February 14, 1962 (age 53)
Cornwall, ON, CAN
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Right
Played for Fredericton Express (AHL)
Muskegon Lumberjacks (IHL)
National team  Canada
NHL Draft 158th overall, 1982
Vancouver Canucks
Playing career 1984–1986

Newell Brown (born February 14, 1962) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. He was selected by the Vancouver Canucks in the 8th round (158th overall) of the 1982 NHL Entry Draft. Brown is currently an assistant coach with the Phoenix Coyotes of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing career[edit]

Brown spent two seasons with the Cornwall Royals of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League where he helped the Royals capture the 1980 Memorial Cup. Brown then attended Michigan State University where he played four seasons with the Michigan State Spartans, registering 66 goals and 186 points in 146 games played.

Turning professional, Brown split the 1984–85 season between the Fredericton Express of the American Hockey League (AHL) and the Muskegon Lumberjacks of the International Hockey League (IHL). He then joined the Canada men's national ice hockey team where he was the team's captain during the 1985–86 season.

Coaching career[edit]

Brown started his coaching career in 1986, serving three years as an assistant coach with the Michigan State Spartans before taking on the head coaching duties with the Michigan Tech Huskies for the 1990–91 and 1991–92 seasons.

Brown joined the Adirondack Red Wings of the AHL as head coach in 1992, guiding the team for four seasons before accepting an assiatant coaching position in the NHL with the Chicago Blackhawks in 1996. Brown also served as an assistant coach with the Anaheim Ducks, Columbus Blue Jackets, and Vancouver Canucks, before joining the coaching staff of the Phoenix Coyotes on July 10, 2013.[1]


Brown was Team Canada's head coach when they won the silver medal at the 1988 Spengler Cup.[2]

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
CCHA All-Tournament Team 1984 [3]


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