This road orange air-knit gamer by CCM was worn by Dave Brown during the 1993-94 NHL season. The Philadelphia Flyers selected Brown in the 7th round of the 1982 NHL Entry Draft. This rugged 6’ 5” 210 lb. bruising RW began his NHL career in 1982-83 with the Flyers. He spent parts of 7 seasons in Philadelphia before a deal sent him to the Edmonton Oilers in 1988-89. Dave spent parts of 3 years with the Oilers before returing to Philadelphia in 1991-92, where he played for the next 4 years. Brown spent one final season with the San Jose Sharks before retiring in 1996. During his career, Brown partook in 2 Stanley Cup Finals as a youngster under the guidance of head coach Mike Keenan. He won his only Stanley Cup Championship as a member of the Edmonton Oilers in 1990. Considered one of the NHL’s roughest customers, Brown compiled 1789 PIMS in 729 games played. He compiled another 209 PIMS in 80 playoff contests. The mid 1980’s saw Dave ring up back-to-back seasons of 277 PIMS and 274 PIMS as a member of the Flyers.
The sleeves on this gamer have been customized by the Flyers. Worn during Brown’s last full season and his final triple digit PIM year, the game wear on this size 54 goalie cut sweater is solid and consists of stick and slash marks, board burns, un-repaired burn holes, a heavily salted fight strap, pulls, pilling and several team-sewn repairs. For your enjoyment, shown above are some video highlights of Brown letting fly in 1994 while wearing his road orange digs. A choice example that was worn by this Philadelphia cult hero during his last full NHL season.