|Years Coached:||1 year|
|Last Season Coached:||2009-2010|
|Newell Brown joined the Canucks on August 3, 2010 after spending five seasons with the Anaheim Ducks.
A 2007 Stanley Cup Champion, Brown has over 19 years of coaching experience at the NCAA, American Hockey League (AHL) and NHL levels. Prior to his original stint with Anaheim, Brown was an Assistant Coach with the Chicago Blackhawks for two seasons from 1996-98.
|Before joining the NHL ranks, Brown spent four seasons in the Detroit Red Wings organization as Head Coach of the Adirondack Red Wings, Detroit’s AHL affiliate.
He also served as Head Coach of Michigan Tech University from 1990-92 and was an assistant at his alma mater, Michigan State University, from 1986-90. He helped the Spartans win back-to-back regular season and CCHA tournament titles in 1988-89 and 1989-90.
As a player, Brown spent two seasons with the Cornwall Royals of the Ontario Hockey League in 1978-79 and 1979-80 and helped the Royals win the Memorial Cup in 1979. From 1980-84, Brown played at Michigan State, where he served as team captain in his final three seasons and earned First Team All-CCHA honors in 1982.
Vancouver’s sixth pick, 158th overall, in the 1982 NHL Entry Draft, Brown spent one year in the Canucks organization playing with Fredricton (AHL) and Muskegon (IHL) in 1984-85, before serving as captain of the Canadian National Team in 1985-86.
Newell and his wife, Lori, have a daughter, Erika, and son, Adam.