Brent Severyn

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Brent Severyn
Born (1966-02-22) February 22, 1966 (age 51)
Vegreville, AB, CAN
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 210 lb (95 kg; 15 st 0 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Quebec Nordiques
Florida Panthers
New York Islanders
Colorado Avalanche
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
Dallas Stars
Severyn Sports Blue Team
NHL Draft 99th overall, 1984
Winnipeg Jets
Playing career 1988–2001

Brent "The Throat" Severyn (born February 22, 1966) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey Defenseman who played in the National Hockey League. Severyn now resides in Dallas, Texas, where he currently "plays" for the Severyn Sports Blue team.

Playing career[edit]

Severyn was drafted 99th overall by the Winnipeg Jets in the 1984 NHL Entry Draft and played for the Quebec Nordiques, Florida Panthers, New York Islanders, Colorado Avalanche, Mighty Ducks of Anaheim and the Dallas Stars. Severyn's primary role with each of his teams was to be an enforcer.[1] He finished his career with 10 goals, 30 assists, and 815 Penalty Minutes (PIM) in 328 regular season games. He participated in the only NHL fight to have occurred in Japan. He was a member of the Stanley Cup winning Dallas Stars in 1999. He had a two-year spell in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga in Germany with the Munich Barons and the Krefeld Pinguine before retiring in 2001. On June 24, 2016, he won the coveted 1st star in Severyn Sports' nooner.

Personal life[edit]

Severyn is the President of Severyn Sports, a conglomerate focusing on the promotion of sports and business in the community. Severyn Sports is mainly located in Texas, with its head branch is in Dallas.[2] He is also a former radio color analyst for the Anaheim Ducks.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1983–84 Seattle Breakers WHL 72 14 22 36 49 5 1 2 3 2
1984–85 Seattle Breakers WHL 26 7 16 23 57
1984–85 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 41 8 32 40 54
1985–86 Saskatoon Blades WHL 9 1 4 5 38
1985–86 Seattle Thunderbirds WHL 33 11 20 31 164 5 0 4 4 4
1986–87 University of Alberta CIS 41 7 18 25 165
1987–88 University of Alberta CIS 46 21 29 50 178
1988–89 Halifax Citadels AHL 47 2 12 14 141
1989–90 Halifax Citadels AHL 43 6 9 15 105 6 1 2 3 49
1989–90 Quebec Nordiques NHL 35 0 2 2 42
1990–91 Halifax Citadels AHL 50 7 26 33 202
1991–92 Utica Devils AHL 80 11 33 44 211 4 0 1 1 4
1992–93 Utica Devils AHL 77 20 32 52 240 5 0 0 0 35
1993–94 Florida Panthers NHL 67 4 7 11 156
1994–95 Florida Panthers NHL 9 1 1 2 37
1994–95 New York Islanders NHL 19 1 3 4 34
1995–96 New York Islanders NHL 65 1 8 9 180
1996–97 Colorado Avalanche NHL 66 1 4 5 193 8 0 0 0 12
1997–98 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 37 1 3 4 133
1998–99 Dallas Stars NHL 30 1 2 3 50
1998–99 Michigan K-Wings IHL 3 0 0 0 0
1999–00 Munich Barons DEL 18 2 6 8 42 12 0 3 3 14
2000–01 Krefeld Pinguine DEL 56 6 12 18 113
NHL totals 328 10 30 40 825 8 0 0 0 12

Transactions[edit]

  • June 3, 1991 – Traded from Quebec to New Jersey for Dave Marcinyshyn
  • September 30, 1993 – Traded from New Jersey to Winnipeg for conditional draft pick
  • October 3, 1993 – Traded from Winnipeg to Florida for Milan Tichy
  • September 4, 1996 – Traded from New York Islanders to Colorado for 3rd round draft pick in 1997 draft (Francis Lessard)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "An enforcer's life is a daily battle". SI.com. 2011-09-21. Retrieved 2011-09-21. 
  2. ^ "Severyn Sports". SeverynSports.com. 2008-01-02. Retrieved 2009-05-18. 
  3. ^ "Brent Severyn - Anaheim Ducks radio color analyst". Anaheim Ducks. 2009-03-20. Archived from the original on January 19, 2007. Retrieved 2010-01-10. 

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