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ECHL: Jacksonville Icemen re-sign captain Christopher Brown

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ECHL: Jacksonville Icemen re-sign captain Christopher Brown

ECHL: Jacksonville Icemen re-sign captain Christopher Brown | Inside The Rink

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The Jacksonville Icemen recently announced they have re-signed Christopher Brown for the 2024-25 season. Brown will be entering his seventh season in the ECHL and sixth with the Jacksonville Icemen after spending the first year of his career with the Wheeling Nailers. In 254 regular-season games, the 28-year-old center has scored 75 goals and 115 assists for 190 points; he has added eight goals and 15 assists for 23 points in 25 career Kelly Cup games. The former sixth-round pick of the Buffalo Sabres also played in 47 AHL games, scoring two goals and two assists for four points, spending time with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, Hershey Bears and Rochester Americans. Before turning pro, Brown spent four years at Boston College, where he scored 27 goals and 45 assists for 72 points in 151 games.

“Christopher is a consummate professional who has played a huge role in the success of the organization over the past four seasons in Jacksonville,” said Icemen Head Coach Nick Luukko. “We are excited to have Christopher, a true leader, lead our culture.”

Head Coach Nick Luukko on the Icemen’s success (via team press release)

Brown has been the face of the Icemen, serving as team captain for the past three seasons. He returns after back-to-back 20-plus goal seasons and is currently the team’s leading scorer with 64 goals and 107 assists for 171 points in 206 games with Jacksonville. He has also been named team MVP the past two seasons. Brown becomes the Icemen’s first signing in the 2024-25 season.

Armand Klisivitch

Inside The Rink ECHL Manager | Senior Editor, accredited reporter for the Adirondack Thunder and Worcester Railers.

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