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Saturday, 06.27.2009 / 7:56 AM MT / News
Arizona Coyotes
Saturday, June 27, 2009

GLENDALE, ARIZONA --- Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the team has selected right wing Chris Brown in the second round (36th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft at Bell Centre in Montreal.

Brown, 18, spent the 2008-09 season with the United States National Under-18 Team in USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program (NTDP). Brown recorded 20-18-38 and a team-leading 120 penalty minutes (PIM) in 62 games last season and also ranked 2nd on the team with 10 power play goals. He helped lead Team USA to the gold medal in the 2009 Under-18 World Championship in North Dakota, collecting 4-3-7 in seven games.

A native of Flower Mound, Texas, Brown will attend the University of Michigan in the fall.

In 2007-08, the 6-foot-2, 191-pound Brown recorded 13-7-20 and 74 PIM in 63 games for the U.S. Under-18 team. Prior to joining the U.S. NTDP, Brown played for the Michigan-based Honeybaked Midget Minor team of the Midwest Elite Hockey League. He scored 42-32-74 in 52 games to lead the team in scoring in 2006-07.

NHL Central Scouting Report:
“Chris plays a tough and physical style game. He sets the tone of the game by taking the body hard and making a statement right from the opening face-off. He'll drive his way through checks to get to the puck. He's a very good skater with a long, smooth stride with balance and agility. He has very good anticipation of the play, and plays a solid two-way game.” is the official Web site of the Arizona Coyotes. The Arizona Coyotes and are trademarks of IceArizona Hockey Co LP. NHL, NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League. All NHL Logos and marks NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. Copyright © 2015 The Arizona Coyotes and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved. Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | AdChoices | Contact us | Site Map