USA Hockey has recently announced the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2023. The inductees are Dustin Brown, Brian Burke, Katie King-Crowley, Jamie Langenbrunner, and Brian Murphy. The U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Induction Celebration will be held in Boston on Wednesday, December 6, 2023. The induction will include a formal enshrinement of the Class of 2023 and the NHL’s Lester Patrick Trophy presentation.
“It’s a class that is highlighted by extraordinary accomplishment and contributions to our game. The best news is that they all still are involved in our game and give back to the sport of hockey in our country to make it better and better in a variety of different ways.”USA Hockey executive director Pat Kelleher
Former winger Dustin Brown played his entire career with the Los Angeles Kings. He was drafted as the 13th pick in the first round of the 2003 NHL Draft. Brown put up 325 career goals and 387 career assists for 712 career points in 1296 career NHL games with the Kings. Also, in 2014, Dustin won another Stanley Cup.
Dustin Brown helped lead the L.A. Kings to their first Stanley Cup championship in 2012. Brown represented Team USA in two world junior championships, four men’s World Championships, the 2010 Olympics, and the 2014 Olympics.
“I know the Kings family very, very well, but USA Hockey gave me an opportunity to meet a lot of different people I wouldn’t have otherwise met along the way, and those relationships I still have to this day.”– Dustin Brown
Jamie Langenbrunner played for the Dallas Stars, St. Louis Blues, and the New Jersey Devils. Langenbrunner also won the Stanley Cup twice, one in 1999 with Dallas and the other with the Devils in 2003.
Brown and Langenbrunner were teammates for the U.S. at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. They ended up winning the silver medal.
“I’ve been blessed to play with some really great teams and some really great teammates, and I owe a lot to a lot of people.”– Jamie Langenbrunner