February 14, 1962 |
Cornwall, Ontario, Canada
|Height||5 ft 9 in (175 cm)|
|Weight||180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)|
|Played for||Fredericton Express (AHL)
Muskegon Lumberjacks (IHL)
|NHL Draft||158th overall, 1982
|Alma mater||Michigan State University|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1987–1990||Michigan State (Assistant)|
|1992–1996||Adirondack Red Wings|
|1996–1998||Chicago Blackhawks (Assistant)|
|1998–2000||Anaheim Mighty Ducks (Assistant)|
|2000–2004||Columbus Blue Jackets (Assistant)|
|2005–2010||Anaheim Ducks (Assistant)|
|2010–2013||Vancouver Canucks (Assistant)|
|2013–2017||Arizona Coyotes (Assistant)|
|2017-Present||Vancouver Canucks (Assistant)|
|Head coaching record|
|Overall||66–129–8 (.345) [College]|
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 Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League (NHL), and had formerly been an assistant coach for the Arizona Coyotes.
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.
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 Arizona Coyotes on July 10, 2013. On June 7, 2017, Brown returned as an assistant coach for the Vancouver Canucks.
Brown is the uncle of current NHL player and former third overall pick Matt Duchene.
College Head Coaching Record
|Michigan Tech Huskies (WCHA) (1990–1992)|
|1990–91||Michigan Tech||13–25–3||9–21–2||7th||WCHA First Round|
|1991–92||Michigan Tech||16–22–1||14–17–1||6th||WCHA First Round|
National champion Postseason invitational champion
Awards and honours
|All-CCHA Second Team||1981-82|||
|CCHA All-Tournament Team||1984|||
- "Canucks complete 17-18 coaching staff". NHL.com. June 7, 2017. Retrieved July 13, 2017.
- "CCHA All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
- "2012-13 CCHA Media Guide". ISSUU.com. Retrieved 2014-04-23.
- Newell Brown career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- Newell Brown career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
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