Logan Brown

by Brad Phillips on October 5, 2017

Logan Brown

Logan Brown

Shoots: L

Height: 6-6

Weight: 218

Born: 1998-03-05

Hometown:  Raleigh, NC

Draft Eligible: 2016

 

 

 

 

Observations:

October 2017 – What a difference a year makes. Brown's draft+1 year was by all account disappointing, failing to improve his offensive output substantially and missing out on the USA World Junior team. But thanks to some strong pre-season play and a couple of injuries Brown will start the season in  the NHL. Despite this positive development he's won't have much fantasy relevance this season. Brad Phillips

 

September 2017 – The opportunity was there for Logan Brown to make the Senators after Colin White went down with an injury (and Derick Brassard already sidelined) and seized hold of it. In three preseason games he’s notched three goals and five points and has frequently been the best player on the ice. At this point it’s hard to believe he won’t stick around for at least nine games to see how he can handle regular season action. Brad Phillips

 

January 2017 – For the third time this season Brown will miss a significant chunk of time with an injury. Previously missing a total of 20 games with wrist and shoulder injuries, he's expected to miss a minimum of four weeks with his latest ailment, a right hand injury. When he has played the big centre has produced as advertised. Playing in 25 of Windsor's games this season, Brown has 12 goals, 21 helpers and is a minus-1. With a points-per-game of 1.32 he's slightly ahead of his 2015-16 pace of 1.25. Brad Phillips

 

December 2016 – Brown was one of the final cuts from Team USA. It shouldn't come as a huge surprise given that he has battled a wrist injury that has limited the Windsor Spitfire to just 15 games this season. Brad Phillips

 

December 2016Logan Brown is one of 16 forwards names to the USA preliminary roster for the 2017 World Junior Hockey Championship. He's a safe bet to make the team as he is clearly one of the 13 best forwards. He's missed the past three week with a wrist injury, but Brown should be good to go in time to compete for his country. In the 15 games Brown has suited up for the Windsor Spitfires this year, he's racked up 21 points. Despite the limited number of games he's still third on the team in scoring. Ottawa fans will want to watch team USA closely to get a glimpse of their future with Brown and White down the middle. Brad Phillips 

 

September 2016 – Despite his best efforts, the Sens most recent first round pick could not survive the first round of cuts at training camp this year and has been sent back to the OHL's Windsor Spitfires. Brown should be leaned on heavily by coach Rocky Thompson to produce offense and he has the talent to finish among the league leaders in OHL scoring. Brad Phillips

 

August 2016 – Brown is the latest prospect from the 2016 draft class to sign his entry-level deal. He's a long shot to make the team but will get a look at training camp in the fall and will no doubt gain valuable experience from his first pro camp. Brad Phillips

 

July 2016 – Logan Brown had a tale of two seasons. He was playing a passive and pass first game until the CHL Top Prospect game where he had a stand out performance dominating at times with his size and speed. His confidence seemed to swell as the season wore on, shooting more and having a far greater impact on the game. The scouts took notice, and his draft stock soared. Brown could soon be the Senators first line center for a long time, for now he has another season of junior ahead of him. Peter Harling

 

June 2016 – The Sens have selected the hulking 6-06 centre with the 11th pick in the 2016 Draft and traded up one spot to grab him. Brown improved statistically in his second OHL season scoring 21 times and dishing out 53 assists. He really shot up draft lists at the U18 by finishing fifth in tournament scoring with three goals and nine assists. While seen primarily as a setup man, he started to shoot more in the second half of the campaign and the goals followed. 15 of his 21 goals came after the calendar flipped to 2016  He boasts one of the best combinations of size and skill in the whole draft and has an impressive package of vision, stickhandling and elite playmaking ability. Add this all up and you get visions of Joe Thornton dancing in your head. The scariest thing about Brown, for opponents at least, is that he may be still growing. He grew half an inch this past season. The main knock against him is his strength but he worked to rectify this by cutting his body fat to get stronger and faster. With Colin White and now Logan Brown in the pipeline, Ottawa is starting to build some impressive prospect depth down the middle. Brad Phillips

 

November 2015 – Teams looking for a potential number one center can look to Logan Brown. Brown is a playmaking center with size and is a powerful and agile skater. He uses his height to protect the puck and is strong along the boards dominating puck possession. His great vision makes players on his wings better and he has defensive awareness as well. Peter Harling

 

February 2016 – He has the size and strength teams desire in a first line center and has a strong all-around game. He reads and reacts to plays, protects the puck well and is strong on the boards. First line center may be a stretch, but he would make an excellent second line pivot. Peter Harling

 

 

Fantasy Outlook: B

The kind of first-line center NHL teams covet, Brown has a strong possession game and offensive vision combined with impressive size, but could need a few years of seasoning.

 

 

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