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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.[1]

Doug Brown
Born (1964-06-12) June 12, 1964 (age 55)
Southborough, Massachusetts, U.S.
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Played for New Jersey Devils
Pittsburgh Penguins
Detroit Red Wings
National team  United States
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1986–2001

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.

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Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1980–81 St. Mark's School HS-Prep
1981–82 St. Mark's School HS-Prep
1982–83 Boston College ECAC 22 9 8 17 0
1983–84 Boston College ECAC 38 11 10 21 6
1984–85 Boston College ECAC 35 37 31 68 20
1985–86 Boston College ECAC 38 16 40 56 16
1986–87 Maine Mariners AHL 73 24 34 58 15
1986–87 New Jersey Devils NHL 4 0 1 1 0
1987–88 Utica Devils AHL 2 0 2 2 2
1987–88 New Jersey Devils NHL 70 14 11 25 20 19 5 1 6 6
1988–89 Utica Devils AHL 4 1 4 5 0
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 Utica Devils AHL 25 11 17 28 8
1992–93 New Jersey Devils NHL 15 0 5 5 2
1993–94 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 77 18 37 55 18 6 0 0 0 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
NHL totals 854 160 214 374 210 109 23 23 46 26

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event   GP G A Pts PIM
1986 United States WC 10 2 1 3 2
1989 United States WC 10 1 2 3 0
1991 United States WC 10 0 1 1 0
1991 United States CC 8 1 2 3 0
2001 United States WC 8 1 3 4 4
Senior totals 46 5 9 14 6

TransactionsEdit

PersonalEdit

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 [2].

The late Wellington Mara, NFL Hall of Famer and former owner of the New York Giants, was Brown's father-in-law.[3] Through marriage, Brown is the uncle of actresses Rooney and Kate Mara.

Awards and honorsEdit

Award Year
All-Hockey East Second Team 1984–85 [4]
AHCA East Second-Team All-American 1984–85 [5]
Hockey East All-Tournament Team 1985 [6]
All-Hockey East Second Team 1985–86 [4]
AHCA East Second-Team All-American 1985–86 [5]
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.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Notable Alumni". Fay School. Retrieved 14 June 2017.
  2. ^ "Elite Prospects - NHL Entry Draft 2014". www.eliteprospects.com. Retrieved 2018-10-25.
  3. ^ "Maureen Mara Weds Douglas Allen Brown". New York Times. Retrieved September 7, 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Hockey East All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  5. ^ a b "Men's Ice Hockey Award Winners" (PDF). NCAA.org. Retrieved June 11, 2013.
  6. ^ "2013-14 Hockey East Media Guide". Hockey East. Retrieved 2014-05-19.

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