Friday, December 17, 2010

Alumni Watch: Curtis Brown to Play in Spengler Cup

The Spengler Cup, held since 1923 is the oldest professional international hockey tournament. The team consists of players who are Canadian Ambassadors for the game of hockey in Europe. Canada has won gold recently in 02, 03 and 07-- They have appeared in 8 of the last 10 Championship games.

Former Warrior Curtis Brown from Unity, SK. has been playing in the Swiss A league with Biel. Brown played for the tribe for 4 years of his WHL career before heading to PA for his last season. He was drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2nd round of the 1994 Entry Draft.

After his time in the WHL, Brown joined the Rochester Americans for a couple seasons. He then joined the Sabres for 8 years before spending some time in San Jose and Chicago. Brown has been playing the Swiss A since leaving the NHL.

Curtis Brown was named to Team Canada's roster for the Spengler Cup yesterday. Brown will start the tournament on Boxing Day in Davois, Switzerland.

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