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|1975 NHL DRAFT PICK|
Selected in sixth round
99 overall by St. Louis Blues
Born October 2, 1955
Height: 6-2 Weight: 195
|BEFORE THE DRAFT|
Notre Dame (WCHA)
Buffalo, New York (USA)
Hometown: East Amherst, New York
PRE-DRAFT AWARDS AND HONORS
World Championships: 1975 (sixth place)
Miscellaneous: Attended Neumann High School in Buffalo. ... Spent end of
1973-74 season traveling with Team USA, but did not play in 1974 World
| Debut: October 12, 1977 (St. Louis at
Numbers: 10, 16 (St. Louis); 34 (Hartford)
Stanley Cup: Never won.
Playing Status: Retired 1987
|CAREER NHL STATISTICS|
St. Louis, Hartford||494||
|CAREER NHL PLAYOFF STATISTICS|
AWARDS AND HONORS
Miscellaneous: Set St. Louis single-season records (since broken) for
assists (32) and points (44) by a defenseman in 1979-80. ... Set St. Louis
single-season record (since broken) for assists by a defenseman (33 in
1981-82). ... Missed end of 1982 playoffs with bruised kidney. ... Missed parts
of 1982-83 season with mild concussion and bruised kidney. ... Left
unprotected by Hartford in 1986 NHL Waiver Draft and claimed by Buffalo in
October 1986, but never played for parent team.
|Post-Draft Teams: Notre Dame (WCHA); Salt
Lake (CHL); Binghamton, Rochester (AHL)|
World Championships: 1979
AWARDS AND HONORS
AHL Calder Cup: 1987 (Rochester)
All-Star Second Team: 1985-86 (Binghamton), 1986-87 (Roch.)
NCAA West All-America
First Team: 1975-76, 1976-77 (N. Dame)
WCHA All-Star First Team:
1975-76, 1976-77 (Notre Dame)
Notre Dame MVP: 1975-76
Dame Co-Captain: 1976-77
Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame:
WHA Draft Pick: 1974 (by Cleveland, No.
159 overall in Round 11)
Notre Dame Records: Most assists in one
game (5 vs. Michigan State on Jan. 15, 1977, shares record)
1978-79: Played on CHL regular-season champion (Salt Lake).
Played on AHL regular-season champion (Binghamton).
Miscellaneous: Is only two-time
first-team All-American in Notre Dame hockey history. ... Turned down offer to
play on 1976 U.S. Olympic hockey team so that he could stay in school and
finish his degree on time. ... Played on St. Louis' softball team at 1983
Molson NHL Slo-Pitch tournament in Niagara Falls, Ontario. ... Named one of
WCHA's all-time Top 50 players by the conference on March 19, 2002.
Personal: Full name is John J.
Brownschidle Jr. ... Older brother of former NHL player Jeff Brownschidle and
former minor-leaguer Mark Brownschidle. ... Son of former youth coach John Brownschidle.
|HOW HE GOT AWAY|
|WAIVERS: St. Louis placed Brownschidle on
waivers, and he was claimed by Hartford for $12,500 on March 2, 1984.||
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