Newell Brown

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Newell Brown
Born (1962-02-14) February 14, 1962 (age 55)
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
Sport(s) Ice hockey
Biographical details
Alma mater Michigan State University
Playing career
1980–1984 Michigan State
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1987–1990 Michigan State (Assistant)
1990–1992 Michigan Tech
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–Present Arizona Coyotes (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 the Arizona 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 Arizona Coyotes on July 10, 2013.[1]

International[edit]

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

Personal life[edit]

Brown is the uncle of current NHL player and former third overall pick Matt Duchene.

College Head Coaching Record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
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
Michigan Tech: 29–47–4 23–38–3
Total: 29–47–4

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
All-CCHA Second Team 1981-82 [3]
CCHA All-Tournament Team 1984 [4]

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