|Born||February 14, 1962,|
Cornwall, Ontario, Canada
|5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
|Pro clubs||Fredericton Express (AHL)|
Muskegon Lumberjacks (IHL)
|NHL Draft||158th overall, 1982|
|Alma mater||Michigan State University|
|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.
Playing career[edit | edit source]
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 | edit source]
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 assistant 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.
International[edit | edit source]
Personal life[edit | edit source]
Brown is the uncle of current NHL player and former third overall pick Matt Duchene.
Head coaching record[edit | edit source]
College[edit | edit source]
|Michigan Tech Huskies (Western Collegiate Hockey Association) (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|
Awards and honours[edit | edit source]
|All-CCHA Second Team||1981-82|||
|CCHA All-Tournament Team||1984|||
References[edit | edit source]
- Canucks complete 17-18 coaching staff (June 7, 2017). Retrieved on July 13, 2017.
- "CCHA All-Teams", College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved on May 19, 2013.
- "2012-13 CCHA Media Guide", ISSUU.com. Retrieved on 2014-04-23.
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- Newell Brown's career stats at Eliteprospects.com
- Newell Brown's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
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