September 13, 2007

Jesse Brown Update

Jesse Brown has made the jump to the OHL. Brown was traded from Owen Sound to Kingston this summer and must have found the Frontenacs' offer too good to pass up. It's too bad, Brown would have looked very nice in a Big Red uniform.

Last year, Brown scored 20 goals and added 17 assists in 42 games with the Syracuse Stars (EJHL). He was 2nd on the team in goals scored and tied for 1st in power play goals scored. Over the summer he was selected by Cedar Rapids in the 3rd-round of the USHL draft, and probably would have gone higher if not for those persisent OHL rumors.

BRP wishes Jesse the best of luck in Ontario.


Anonymous said...

Brown was given every chance to make the team at main CR tryout. Didn't impress and did not show much desire. Hung out at the blue line. Alot of skill, but needs someone to do the work for him and set him up. He can finish. Probably smart of him going to the O. Wish him the best.

BRP said...

That seems to be the one consistent critcism of his play. However, given his size, hands, and skill set, he's an exciting prospect. He's still young enough where that switch can go on -- of course, it's always nicer to see it innately in a player.