Doug Brown (ice hockey)
Douglas Allen Brown (born June 12, 1964) is a former American ice hockey right winger. After playing four seasons with Boston College, Brown was signed as an undrafted free agent by the New Jersey Devils on August 6, 1986. Before playing hockey at Boston College, Brown played on St. Mark's School's varsity hockey team and was a member of the class of 1982. St. Mark's is a private school located in Southborough, Massachusetts.
June 12, 1964|
Southborough, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Height||5 ft 10 in (178 cm)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)|
New Jersey Devils|
Detroit Red Wings
|National team||United States|
Brown made his professional debut with the American Hockey League's Maine Mariners in the 1986–87 season. He also appeared in four NHL games with the Devils that same season. After six seasons with the Devils, Brown joined the Pittsburgh Penguins for the 1993–94 season. He then joined the Detroit Red Wings in 1994–95. Brown is a two-time Stanley Cup winner, having won the Cup in consecutive years with the Red Wings in 1997 and 1998.
The Nashville Predators selected Brown in the 1998 NHL Expansion Draft, but traded him back to Detroit three weeks later for Petr Sykora, a draft pick, and future considerations. Brown played three more seasons with the Red Wings before retiring after the 2000–01 season.
Brown appeared in 854 games in his NHL career, scoring 160 goals and adding 216 assists. He also played in 109 Stanley Cup playoff games, scoring 23 goals and recording 23 assists. He was a member of the Detroit Red Wings for their Stanley Cup victories in the 1996–97 and 1997–98 seasons.
Brown also represented the United States team in international competition.
Since retiring from the National Hockey League 2001, Brown has been involved in a variety of venture capital and private equity projects which include technology, oil & gas, real estate and manufactured housing markets, sporting good and sports teams.
Brown is the Founder and Managing Partner of Trinity Global Partners, LLC. Trinity is a financial and technology management consulting firm. Trinity’s clients include Authentic4D and Titan Advisors, a $4.5 billion fund of hedge funds.
Regular season and playoffsEdit
|1980–81||St. Mark's School||HS-Prep|
|1981–82||St. Mark's School||HS-Prep|
|1986–87||New Jersey Devils||NHL||4||0||1||1||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|1987–88||New Jersey Devils||NHL||70||14||11||25||20||19||5||1||6||6|
|1988–89||New Jersey Devils||NHL||63||15||10||25||15||—||—||—||—||—|
|1989–90||New Jersey Devils||NHL||69||14||20||34||16||6||0||1||1||2|
|1990–91||New Jersey Devils||NHL||58||14||16||30||4||7||2||2||4||2|
|1991–92||New Jersey Devils||NHL||71||11||17||28||27||—||—||—||—||—|
|1992–93||New Jersey Devils||NHL||15||0||5||5||2||—||—||—||—||—|
|1994–95||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||45||9||12||21||16||18||4||8||12||2|
|1995–96||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||62||12||15||27||4||13||3||3||6||4|
|1996–97||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||49||6||7||13||8||14||3||3||6||2|
|1997–98||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||80||19||23||42||12||9||4||2||6||0|
|1998–99||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||80||9||19||28||42||10||2||2||4||4|
|1999–2000||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||51||10||8||18||12||3||0||1||1||0|
|2000–01||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||60||9||13||22||14||4||0||0||0||2|
- On August 6, 1986 the New Jersey Devils signed free agent Doug Brown.
- On September 28, 1993 the Pittsburgh Penguins signed free agent Doug Brown.
- On January 18, 1995 the Detroit Red Wings claimed Doug Brown in waiver draft from the Pittsburgh Penguins.
- On January 7, 1998 the Detroit Red Wings re-signed Doug Brown to a 3-year contract.
- On June 26, 1998 the Nashville Predators claimed Doug Brown in an expansion draft from the Detroit Red Wings.
- On July 14, 1998 the Nashville Predators traded Doug Brown to the Detroit Red Wings in exchange for Petr Sýkora (ice hockey, born 1978), 1999 third round pick (#91-Mike Comrie), 1999 conditional fourth round pick (#124-Alexander Krevsun) or future considerations.
Doug's brother, Greg also played in the NHL with the Buffalo Sabres, Pittsburgh Penguins and Winnipeg Jets. He attended and played for Boston College, and is currently an assistant coach of the New York Rangers.
His son Patrick is currently playing for the Carolina Hurricanes, having played four seasons at Boston College from 2010–2014. Patrick was coached by his uncle Greg all four years, including his senior season when he was captain. Doug's son Christopher is currently playing for the Eagles, and was drafted in 2014 by the Buffalo Sabers .
Awards and honorsEdit
|All-Hockey East Second Team||1984–85|||
|AHCA East Second-Team All-American||1984–85|||
|Hockey East All-Tournament Team||1985|||
|All-Hockey East Second Team||1985–86|||
|AHCA East Second-Team All-American||1985–86|||
|2x NHL Stanley Cup champion||1997 and 1998|
Brown currently sits on the Board of Directors at the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame, and is a inductee of the Boston College and St. Mark’s Hall of Fame.
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