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North American Skater
United States
Chris
Brown
POSITION: Center
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
SHOOTS: Right
WEIGHT: 191
LAST CLUB TEAM: U. of Michigan, CCHA
BIRTHDATE: February 3, 1991
MID RANK: 29
HOMETOWN: Flower Mound, TX
FINAL RANK: 30
BORN IN: Houston, TX, USA
• In 2008-09, Brown led the U.S. Under-18 team in penalty minutes (120) and finished second in power-play goals (10). He finished with 38 points (20-18-38) in 62 games. In 17 international games he had 13 points (7-6-13).

• In the Fall of 2009, he will attend the University of Michigan as the first ever recruit from Texas.

• Growing up in Flower Mound, Texas, Brown played most of his minor hockey within the Dallas minor hockey system before playing for Honeybaked (Detroit) in Minor Midget. In 2007-08, before he made the jump to the U.S. National Team Development Program, he led Honeybaked in power-play goals (18) and game-winning goals (9).

• His first hockey team was in Raleigh, North Carolina, where he learned to skate at the age of three.

• Brown credits his family for having had the most influence on his career – “they have been there for me through the ups and downs and they also got me into the sport”.

• If he could invite any three people to dinner he would choose: George W. Bush – “he is my favorite President”, Mario Lemieux - “he is my all-time favorite player” and Kenny Chesney – “he is my favorite artist”.

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FAVORITES

NHL Team: Dallas Stars
NHL Players: Mario Lemieux and James Neil
Shootout move: “Shot or fake shot pull to my backhand”
Goal celebration: “Jamie Langenbrunner fist pump”
Video game: NHL ’09 and Madden
Movie: Tommy Boy
TV Show: King of the Hill
Actor: Chris Farley
Music Artist: Kenny Chesney
Website: Facebook.com
Book: On the Ice with… Mario Lemieux by Matt Christopher
Pump-up Song: “New Noise” by Refused
Sport (other than hockey): Football
Activity away from the rink: Fishing, Hunting
Home cooked meal: Mom’s spaghetti and meatballs
Place to Shop: Bass Pro Shops