Here's the story, as told in Stan Fischler's Hockey Encyclopedia:
Brown play mainly with Detroit and Chicago in the 1940s. It's too bad that hit did not make it on the rare video feeds back then. It would be a YouTube hit nowadays for sure!
Brown, who also briefly played with Boston, was the father of Andy Brown, the last NHL goaltender to play without a mask. Brown also is the answer to a unique trivia question. On October 16th, 1946 he set up the first ever career goal by Gordie Howe.
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