Brian spent his early life in Bothwell where he began
his hockey career. As a novice player he scored 413 goals
and people would come from miles around to see him play.
Brian’s family moved to Chatham in 1981 where Brian’s
hockey exploits continued in Travel Atom, Peewee, and
Bantam. He went on to play for the JR. “C” Dresden
Kings, the JR. “B” Chatham MicMacs, and the University
of Michigan Wolverines before turning to professional
hockey. Brian excelled at all levels leading to individual
and team honors until concussions cut short his career at
Brian Wiseman, a
Canadian Ice Hockey forward and college assistant
coach. His pro Career extends from 1994-2000.
- As a 15 year old he played for Dresden Kings in
33 games scoring 12 goals and assisted on 29
- Played 3 seasons for Chatham MicMacs scoring 313
points including, an OHA record setting, 147
points in the 1989-90 season; led the team to the
1989-90 Western JR. “B” League Championship;
drafted by the Junior “A” Sudbury Wolves of
the Ontario Hockey League but chose to play Junior
“B” and go to college in the U. S.
- Played for University of Michigan for 4 years
during which he 148 points; as freshman he
scored 58 points to lead all Freshmen, was named
CCHA Rookie of the Year, and was named to the All
Freshman Team . In his 4th year (1994) was
on the CCHA First All-Star team as well as being
named to the NCAA West First All-American Team
. Brian was a finalist for the Hobey Baker
Award as best player in U. S. college hockey
- NHL Draft Round 12#257 Overall, 1991 New York
Rangers playing 6 seasons with the Chicago Wolves
(IHL), St. John’s Maple Leafs (AHL), and Houston
- Started his NFL career with the Toronto Maple
- Brian won Leo Lamoureux Memorial Trophy as Top
Scorer in IHL in 1999 (109 points);
- James Gatschene Memorial Trophy as MVP in IHL in
- He helped the Houston Aeroes win a
Turner Cup in the 1998-99 season.
- After playing professional hockey he was an
assistant coach for Princeton University.
- Brian presently (2007) works as an international
account manager for an oil and gas service company
in Houston, Texas where he lives with his wife,
Brandee, and two daughters.