Adam Brown (ice hockey)
February 4, 1920|
Johnstone, Renfrewshire, Scotland
|Died||August 9, 1960(aged 40)|
|Height||5 ft 9 in (175 cm)|
|Weight||175 lb (79 kg; 12 st 7 lb)|
Detroit Red Wings|
Chicago Black Hawks
Brown started his National Hockey League career with the Detroit Red Wings in 1941-42. He won the Stanley Cup with the Wings the following year. On October 28, 1945, Brown became the first player in Detroit history to score a hat trick in an opening night home game. His three goals helped Detroit defeat the Boston Bruins 7-0.
On October 16, 1946, Brown was in the starting lineup for the Wings along with Sid Abel and 18-year-old rookie Gordie Howe, who was appearing in his first NHL game. In the second period, Abel and Brown assisted on a goal by Howe, Howe's first goal in the NHL.
- "Justin Abdelkader's hat trick lifts Red Wings over Leafs, former coach Mike Babcock". espn.com. ESPN.
- "Detroit's Wings wallop Bruins". Toledo Blade. 29 October 1945.
- "Gordie Howe, 'Mr. Hockey,' turns 85 years old". NHL.com. Retrieved 10 October 2015.
- Gordie Howe (14 October 2014). Mr. Hockey: My Story. ISBN 9780698183599.
- Biographical information and career statistics from Hockey-Reference.com, or Legends of Hockey, or The Internet Hockey Database
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