ECHL: Jacksonville Icemen Re-Sign Captain Christopher Brown

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The Jacksonville Icemen recently announced that 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 put up 75 goals and 115 assists for 190 points; he’s added eight goals and 15 assists for 23 points in 25 career Kelly Cup Games. The former sixth-round pick of the Buffalo Sabres has also played in 47 AHL games while putting up two goals and two assists for four points while spending time with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, Hershey Bears, and Rochester Americans. Prior to going pro, Brown spent four years at Boston College, where he put up 27 goals and 45 assists for 72 points in 151 games.

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

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

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

Armand Klisivitch

Inside The Rink ECHL Manager | Senior Editor Credentialed Reporter for the Adirondack Thunder & Worcester Railers.

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