Keith Brown (ice hockey)
May 6, 1960 |
Corner Brook, NF, CAN
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||196 lb (89 kg; 14 st 0 lb)|
|Played for||Chicago Blackhawks
|NHL Draft||7th overall, 1979
Chicago Black Hawks
Keith Jeffrey Brown (born May 6, 1960) is a retired professional ice hockey defenceman who played sixteen seasons in the National Hockey League from 1979–80 until 1994–95. His first fourteen seasons were played with the Chicago Black Hawks.
Brown was drafted seventh overall by the Blackhawks in the 1979 NHL Entry Draft. Boston Bruins GM Harry Sinden was eager to select Brown with Boston's eighth overall pick, but had to change his plans when Brown was selected by Chicago. Sinden's "Plan B" ended up being future Hall Of Fame defenceman Raymond Bourque, who was selected by Boston immediately after Brown.
Known for his competitiveness, Brown helped Chicago reach the Stanley Cup finals in 1992 and the semi-finals in 1982, 1983, 1985, 1988 and 1989. Late in his career, Brown was dealt to the expansion Florida Panthers in exchange for Darin Kimble. He played 876 career NHL games, scoring 68 goals and 274 assists for 342 points.
According to a 2006 issue of The Hockey News, Brown currently lives in Georgia, working as a network analyst. He has been married to wife Debbie for 27 years. Has four children; Cody, Katie, Christy and Casey. His charities include Hockey Ministries International and Christian Missions.
Regular season and playoffs
|1976–77||Fort Saskatchewan Traders||AJHL||59||14||61||75||14||—||—||—||—||—|
|1976–77||Portland Winter Hawks||WCHL||2||0||0||0||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|1977–78||Portland Winter Hawks||WCHL||72||11||53||64||51||8||0||3||3||2|
|1978–79||Portland Winter Hawks||WHL||70||11||85||96||75||25||3||30||33||21|
|1979–80||Chicago Black Hawks||NHL||76||2||18||20||27||6||0||0||0||4|
|1980–81||Chicago Black Hawks||NHL||80||9||34||43||80||3||0||2||2||2|
|1981–82||Chicago Black Hawks||NHL||33||4||20||24||26||4||0||2||2||5|
|1982–83||Chicago Black Hawks||NHL||50||4||27||31||20||7||0||0||0||11|
|1983–84||Chicago Black Hawks||NHL||74||10||25||35||94||5||0||1||1||10|
|1984–85||Chicago Black Hawks||NHL||56||1||22||23||55||11||2||7||9||31|
|1985–86||Chicago Black Hawks||NHL||70||11||29||40||87||3||0||1||1||9|
|Awards and achievements|
|Chicago Black Hawks first round draft pick