The Ducks have claimed right wing J.T. Brown on waivers from the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Brown, 27 (7/2/90), has collected 19-42=61 points with 180 penalty minutes (PIM) in 286 career NHL games with Tampa Bay. He has also appeared in 37 career Stanley Cup Playoff games, earning 1-5=6 points with two PIM. The 5-10, 170-pound winger was a member of the 2014-15 Lightning team that reached the 2015 Stanley Cup Final, playing 24 postseason games and all six contests in the Final vs. Chicago. Signed by Tampa Bay on March 28, 2012, Brown recorded 1-3=4 points with 12 PIM in 24 games with Tampa Bay this season.
A native of Rosemount, MN, Brown has also collected 14-24=38 points with 51 PIM in 64 career AHL games with Syracuse. Prior to his professional career, Brown played two seasons at the University of Minnesota-Duluth of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA), earning 40-44=84 points in 81 career NCAA games. He helped lead the Bulldogs to an NCAA championship as a freshman in 2011, earning tournament Most Outstanding Player and WCHA All-Rookie Team honors. In 2012, Brown was named to the All-WCHA First Team.