The Ducks announced today that they have signed right wing Mike Brown to a two-year contract extension. Per club policy, no financial terms of the deal were disclosed.
Brown, 23 (6/24/85), appeared in 28 games for the Ducks in 2008-09, scoring 2-1=3 points with 60 penalty minutes (PIM). A native of Northbrook, IL, Brown made his Stanley Cup Playoffs debut in 2009, collecting 0-2=2 points with 25 PIM in 13 games against San Jose and Detroit. Acquired from Vancouver in exchange for defenseman Nathan McIver on Feb. 4, 2009, Brown earned 2-2=4 points with 145 PIM in 48 games overall with the Ducks and Canucks in 2008-09.
Selected by Vancouver in the fifth round (159th overall) of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, Brown has appeared in 67 career NHL games with Anaheim and Vancouver, collecting 3-2=5 points with 200 PIM. Prior to making his NHL debut, Brown spent three seasons with the Manitoba Moose, Vancouver’s affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL), scoring 20-11=31 points with 534 PIM in 189 games. Brown also played two seasons for the University of Michigan in the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) from 2003-05, advancing to the Quarterfinals in the NCAA Tournament with the Wolverines in back-to-back seasons.