WATCH: Andre Burakovski score first professional goal in preseason

When the Washington Capitals picked left winger Andre Burakovski with the 23rd pick in the 2013 NHL Draft, Caps fans knew they had drafted a special talent. Little did they know they’d be seeing him so quickly, but are glad that he’s making such a big impact. Burakovski scored the game’s only goal in the first period of the team’s win against the Sabres on Sunday afternoon...
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September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Toronto Maple Leafs prospect profile: Connor Brown

The Toronto Maple Leafs are not known for their player development and savvy drafting repertoire. Their roster includes great scorers like Phil Kessel and Joffrey Lupul, a speedy, two-way talent in James van Riesmsdyk, and All Star defenseman Dion Phaneuf, none of which were drafted by the Maple Leafs. You could argue that the best pick in the last five years was defenseman...
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Toronto Maple Leafs: Impactful prospects for next season

Connor Brown could earn a spot on the Maple Leafs roster next season The Toronto Maple Leafs have their core set for next season. Their top-six forwards and top-4 defensemen are all returning, plus with $22 million of cap space to spend on free agents, there leaves little room for prospects to squeeze into the mix. But, with the uncertainty of free agency and the growing demand...
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Sipple: Red Wings prospect Anthony Mantha named a finalist for two CHL awards

Per the Free Press's George Sipple, the Canadian Hockey League, the umbrella organization which governs the QMJHL, OHL and WHL, announced its three-league-wide finalists for CHL awards today. The winners will be named on Saturday, May 24th at the Memorial Cup in London, Ontario, and Red Wings prospect Anthony Mantha was nominated for two awards--Top Scorer and Player of the Year...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

A Seed to Blossom

Connor Brown was announced as the most outstanding player in the Ontario Hockey League this week. The Maple Leafs prospect is a 20-year-old from Etobicoke, Ont., and captain of the Erie Otters. At 5'11 and 170 lbs, Brown doesn't look like a dominating player, and he isn't even the most famous Connor to play for the Otters (McDavid, anyone?), but he led the OHL in scoring...
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs prospect Brown named OHL MVP

In a Cup-starved hockey town, where patience, prospects and perspective are in short supply, Connor Brown heard his name in the same breath as Doug Gilmour, George Armstrong and Frank Mahovlich. And if past winners of the Red Tilson Award with Maple Leafs ties are being mentioned, why not toss in Eric Lindros, Alyn McCauley and Mike Foligno. “Those are some high expectations...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Leafs prospects tearing up the OHL

The Toronto Maple Leafs have a group of prospects currently playing in the Ontario League (OHL). Here is a quick look four prospects: Matt Finn - Guelph Storm Guelph Storm defensemen and captain Matt Finn was drafted 35th overall in 2012 by the Leafs. He is currently leading the Storm into the OHL Final against the North Bay Battalion. Finn sits third in playoff points for...
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: SW Ohio HS senior shatters backboard

As far as memorable nights go, Connor Brown had a pretty strong one Tuesday. Playing his final home high school basketball game and participating in senior night activities, Brown surpassed the 1,000-point plateau for his Miamisburg career. In the fourth quarter, he delivered a dunk that shattered a backboard. Brown had 39 points on the night as Miamisburg defeated GWOC rival Lebanon...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Brown Ready for Next Step

With Signing Day around the corner, Miamisburg (Ohio) senior Connor Brown can't wait to officially become an Ohio Bobcat.
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks sign OHL goal-scoring leader Dane Fox

entre Dane Fox, an undrafted 20-year-old who has become a goal-scoring star in the Ontario Hockey League, has been signed by the Vancouver Canucks. Fox has a league-high 41 goals in 35 games this season for the Erie Otters. Fox is currently second in OHL scoring with 67 points and is a teammate of Canuck 2012 first-round draft pick Brendan Gaunce. "He is a late-bloomer, but...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Brown Discusses Season

Scout caught up with Miamisburg (Ohio) senior Connor Brown to talk about his final high school season as well as getting ready for the next level.
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs sign Brown to entry-level contract

Forward Connor Brown signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday. Brown, 19, was a sixth-round selection (No. 156) of the Maple Leafs in the 2012 NHL Draft. The 5-foot-11, 170-pound forward leads the Ontario Hockey League in scoring with 46 points (19 goals, 27 assists) in 23 games for the Erie Otters.
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Brown Leading the Way

Ohio University pledge Connor Brown is a big reason Miamisburg is in the hunt for a playoff berth and conference title.
October 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Brown Ready for Season

Miamisburg (OH) senior Connor Brown committed to Ohio in June. Before he can head to Athens, there are things he wants to accomplish first.
August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Family Ties Strong for Brown at Ohio

Having earned a couple of early offers had tight end Connor Brown thinking about the direction he wanted going forward. With family ties strong at Ohio University, Brown made the call ending his recruitment early.
June 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Third Offer for Brown

Miamisbug (OH) junior Connor Brown has been hearing from several schools around the Midwest. Check out the latest from the tight end.
May 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Brown Holds Two Offers Looking For More

With two offers already on the board, Miamisburg (Ohio) tight end Connor Brown is looking to add more to his list. We caught up with Brown for the latest developments in his recruiting.
May 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Preston v Oldham preview

Dougie Freedman believes Chris Eagles' infectious enthusiasm is playing a vital role in Bolton's belated push for a Championship play-off spot. Two home victories last week over Huddersfield and Wolves - Eagles scored the winner in the former - extended Wanderers' current winning streak at the Reebok Stadium to seven, and Freedman's men lie two points shy of the...
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April 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Dickov furious with ref Sutton

Espanyol have appointed Mexican Javier Aguirre as their new coach after Argentine Mauricio Pochettino was sacked on Monday. Aguirre, 53, has previously coached Osasuna, Atletico Madrid and Real Zaragoza in Spain as well as taking charge of Mexico at the 2002 and 2010 World Cups where they reached the second round on both occasions. "Espanyol and Javier Aguirre have reached...
Via Fox Soccer
November 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Brentford v Oldham preview

Team news for Saturday's League One clash between Brentford and Oldham at Griffin Park. Harry Forrester returns to the Brentford team for the visit of Oldham. The former Aston Villa youngster climbed off the bench to score the Bees' equaliser in the 2-2 draw at Bournemouth on Tuesday night and boss Uwe Rosler has confirmed he will be back in the starting line-up. Fellow...
Via Fox Soccer
September 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Oldham v Notts County preview

Team news for Saturday's League One clash between Oldham and Notts County at Boundary Park. Oldham will assess midfielder James Wesolowski. Wesolowski has missed Latics' first four League One matches with a torn hamstring but could come into contention if he continues to suffer no reaction in training. Boss Paul Dickov will be without the services of Jordan Slew after...
Via Fox Soccer
September 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Byrne suspension overturned

Oldham's Connor Brown has been dealt a three-match ban by the Football Association and Cliff Byrne's ban has been overturned. Byrne was dismissed during Oldham's 1-0 win at Portsmouth on Saturday but video replays showed it was actually Brown involved in a fracas with Jordan Obita, who was also dismissed. The FA has rescinded Byrne's red card and he will be available...
Via Fox Soccer
September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Boss blasts ref as Pompey slump

Portsmouth manager Michael Appleton felt referee Carl Berry lost control of the game after seeing his side lose 1-0 to Oldham. Following a bizarre second half at Fratton Park, the Latics claimed all three points after Jonathan Grounds' cross-cum-shot slid into the Pompey net, taking a deflection off debutant Johnny Ertl after 59 minutes. Both sides were then reduced to 10 men...
Via Fox Soccer
September 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Dickov keen to appeal red card

Oldham manager Paul Dickov hopes to see Cliff Byrne's red card in the victory at Portsmouth overturned. The Latics claimed all three points after Jonathan Grounds' cross-cum-shot slid into the Pompey net after taking a deflection off debutant Johnny Ertl after 59 minutes. Both sides were then reduced to 10 men in a cloud of confusion four minutes later. Jordan Obita was...
Via Fox Soccer
September 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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