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Brian Curran

Position: D ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-5 ▪ Weight: 220 lbs.

Born: November 5, 1963 in Toronto, Ontario
Draft: Boston, 2nd round (22nd overall), 1982 NHL Entry

NHL Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Assists Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1983-84 20 BOS NHL 16 1 1 2 1 0 57 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 6 16.7 0 0:00
1984-85 21 BOS NHL 56 0 1 1 0 -8 158 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 17 0.0 0 0:00
1985-86 22 BOS NHL 43 2 5 7 2 6 192 2 0 0 0 5 0 0 23 8.7 0 0:00
1986-87 23 NYI NHL 68 0 10 10 3 3 356 0 0 0 0 9 0 1 34 0.0 0 0:00
1987-88 24 TOT NHL 29 0 2 2 1 -6 87 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 13 0.0 0 0:00
1987-88 24 NYI NHL 22 0 1 1 0 -9 68 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 12 0.0 0 0:00
1987-88 24 TOR NHL 7 0 1 1 0 3 19 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0.0 0 0:00
1988-89 25 TOR NHL 47 1 4 5 2 0 185 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 18 5.6 0 0:00
1989-90 26 TOR NHL 72 2 9 11 4 -2 301 2 0 0 0 9 0 0 21 9.5 0 0:00
1990-91 27 TOT NHL 21 0 1 1 0 -5 50 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 7 0.0 0 0:00
1990-91 27 TOR NHL 4 0 0 0 0 -2 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1990-91 27 BUF NHL 17 0 1 1 0 -3 43 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 7 0.0 0 0:00
1991-92 28 BUF NHL 3 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0:00
1993-94 30 WSH NHL 26 1 0 1 1 -2 61 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 9.1 0 0:00
4 yrs TOR NHL 130 3 14 17 5 -1 512 3 0 0 0 14 0 0 40 7.5 0
3 yrs BOS NHL 115 3 7 10 4 -2 407 3 0 0 0 7 0 0 46 6.5 0
2 yrs NYI NHL 90 0 11 11 3 -6 424 0 0 0 0 10 0 1 46 0.0 0
2 yrs BUF NHL 20 0 1 1 0 -3 57 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 8 0.0 0
1 yr WSH NHL 26 1 0 1 1 -2 61 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 9.1 0
Career NHL 381 7 33 40 13 -14 1461 7 0 0 0 32 0 1 151 4.6 0

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
1983-84 20 BOS NHL 16 0.06 0.06 0.13 0.05 3.56 0.38 1 1 2 1 9 0 11 2 0 -0.1 0.9 0.8
1984-85 21 BOS NHL 56 0.00 0.02 0.02 0.00 2.82 0.30 0 1 1 0 23 0 34 3 -8 -1.1 2.7 1.7
1985-86 22 BOS NHL 43 0.05 0.12 0.16 0.06 4.47 0.53 2 4 6 2 33 0 38 11 6 -0.2 2.7 2.5
1986-87 23 NYI NHL 68 0.00 0.15 0.15 0.04 5.24 0.50 0 8 8 2 47 1 64 21 3 -0.6 4.0 3.3
1987-88 24 TOT NHL 29 0.00 0.07 0.07 0.02 3.00 0.45 0 2 2 1 14 0 24 4 -6 -0.5 1.0 0.5
1987-88 24 NYI NHL 22 0.00 0.05 0.05 0.01 3.09 0.55 0 1 1 0 8 0 21 4 -9 -0.4 0.5 0.1
1987-88 24 TOR NHL 7 0.00 0.14 0.14 0.04 2.71 0.14 0 1 1 0 6 0 3 0 3 -0.1 0.5 0.4
1988-89 25 TOR NHL 47 0.02 0.09 0.11 0.03 3.94 0.38 1 3 4 1 24 0 30 6 0 -0.5 2.0 1.5
1989-90 26 TOR NHL 72 0.03 0.13 0.15 0.05 4.18 0.29 2 7 9 3 49 0 70 19 -2 -0.5 2.1 1.7
1990-91 27 TOT NHL 21 0.00 0.05 0.05 0.01 2.38 0.33 0 1 1 0 8 0 13 0 -5 -0.4 0.7 0.4
1990-91 27 TOR NHL 4 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.75 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 -2 -0.1 0.1 0.0
1990-91 27 BUF NHL 17 0.00 0.06 0.06 0.02 2.53 0.41 0 1 1 0 8 0 11 0 -3 -0.3 0.6 0.4
1991-92 28 BUF NHL 3 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.67 0.33 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 -0.1 0.1 0.1
1993-94 30 WSH NHL 26 0.04 0.00 0.04 0.02 2.35 0.42 1 0 1 1 11 0 14 1 -2 -0.4 1.2 0.8
4 yrs TOR NHL 130 0.02 0.11 0.13 0.04 3.94 0.31 3 11 14 5 79 0 105 25 -1 -1.1 4.7 3.5
3 yrs BOS NHL 115 0.03 0.06 0.09 0.03 3.54 0.40 3 6 9 3 65 0 83 16 -2 -1.4 6.4 4.9
2 yrs NYI NHL 90 0.00 0.12 0.12 0.03 4.71 0.51 0 9 9 2 55 1 85 25 -6 -1.0 4.5 3.5
2 yrs BUF NHL 20 0.00 0.05 0.05 0.01 2.85 0.40 0 1 1 0 9 0 12 0 -3 -0.3 0.8 0.4
1 yr WSH NHL 26 0.04 0.00 0.04 0.02 2.35 0.42 1 0 1 1 11 0 14 1 -2 -0.4 1.2 0.8
Career NHL 381 0.02 0.09 0.10 0.03 3.83 0.40 7 27 34 11 219 1 299 67 -14 -4.3 17.5 13.2

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1983-84 20 BOS NHL 3 0 0 0 0 -2 7 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
1985-86 22 BOS NHL 2 0 0 0 0 -1 4 0 0 0 0 0
1986-87 23 NYI NHL 8 0 0 0 0 -4 51 0 0 0 0 4 0.0
1987-88 24 TOR NHL 6 0 0 0 0 0 41 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
1989-90 26 TOR NHL 5 0 1 1 0 -1 19 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
Career NHL 24 0 1 1 0 -8 122 0 0 0 0 9 0.0

Other Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1980-81 17 Portland Winter Hawks WHL 59 2 28 30 0 275 2 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1981-82 18 Portland Winter Hawks WHL 51 2 16 18 0 132 2 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1982-83 19 Portland Winter Hawks WHL 56 1 30 31 0 187 1 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1983-84 20 Hershey Bears AHL 23 0 2 2 0 94 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1984-85 21 Hershey Bears AHL 4 0 0 0 0 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1987-88 24 Springfield Indians AHL 8 1 0 1 0 43 1 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1990-91 27 2 Teams AHL 16 0 1 1 0 68 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1990-91 27 Newmarket Saints AHL 6 0 1 1 0 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1990-91 27 Rochester Americans AHL 10 0 0 0 0 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1991-92 28 Rochester Americans AHL 36 0 3 3 0 122 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1992-93 29 Cape Breton Oilers AHL 61 2 24 26 0 223 2 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1993-94 30 Portland Pirates AHL 46 1 6 7 0 247 1 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1994-95 31 Portland Pirates AHL 59 2 10 12 0 328 2 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1995-96 32 Portland Pirates AHL 34 1 2 3 0 122 1 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1995-96 32 Michigan K-Wings IHL 18 0 5 5 0 55 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1996-97 33 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 3 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1997-98 34 Monroe Moccasins WPHL 68 7 17 24 1 239 7 0 0 0 72 9.7 0 0:00
1997-98 34 2 Teams IHL 10 0 2 2 2 51 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0:00
1997-98 34 Utah Grizzlies IHL 1 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1997-98 34 Las Vegas Thunder IHL 9 0 2 2 3 49 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0:00
Career 10 Seasons AHL 290 7 48 55 0 1274 7 0 0 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons IHL 28 0 7 7 2 106 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0
Career 3 Seasons WHL 166 5 74 79 0 594 5 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season WPHL 68 7 17 24 1 239 7 0 0 0 72 9.7 0

Other Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1980-81 17 Portland Winter Hawks WHL 7 0 1 1 13
1980-81 17 Portland Winter Hawks M-Cup 4 0 2 2 6
1981-82 18 Portland Winter Hawks WHL 14 1 7 8 63
1981-82 18 Portland Winter Hawks M-Cup 4 0 2 2 6
1982-83 19 Portland Winter Hawks WHL 14 1 3 4 57
1982-83 19 Portland Winter Hawks M-Cup 4 0 2 2 26
1992-93 29 Cape Breton Oilers AHL 12 0 3 3 12
1993-94 30 Portland Pirates AHL 15 0 1 1 59
1994-95 31 Portland Pirates AHL 7 0 0 0 24
1995-96 32 Michigan K-Wings IHL 10 0 4 4 38
1997-98 34 Las Vegas Thunder IHL 2 0 0 0 20 0 0 0 0
Career 3 Seasons AHL 34 0 4 4 95
Career 2 Seasons IHL 12 0 4 4 58 0 0 0 0
Career 3 Seasons M-Cup 12 0 6 6 38
Career 3 Seasons WHL 35 2 11 13 133

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 10 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Brian Curran 3.3 2.5 1.7 1.7 1.5 0.8 0.8 0.5 0.4 0.1
Donald Dufresne 87.4 3.4 2.7 1.8 1.1 1.0 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.2
Jim Pavese 85.5 3.2 2.4 2.0 1.8 1.4 0.9 0.4 0.1
Jim Kyte 83.8 3.9 2.1 2.1 1.5 1.3 1.0 0.8 0.6 0.0 0.0
Rob Zettler 83.6 3.2 1.9 1.7 1.5 1.2 1.0 0.9 0.8 0.1 0.0
Sean Brown 82.5 3.6 2.7 1.5 1.4 1.3 1.0 0.6 0.1 -0.3
Jason Marshall 82.4 3.2 2.8 2.3 2.0 1.9 1.2 1.0 0.5 0.2 -0.1
Harold Starr 82.1 2.4 1.8 1.3 1.3 1.2 0.9
Rich Pilon 81.9 3.1 2.5 2.2 1.8 1.8 1.3 1.0 0.7 0.6 0.4
Ernie Dickens 81.8 3.1 2.3 1.5 1.1 1.0 0.7
Andrew Alberts 81.8 3.1 2.7 1.9 1.5 1.5 1.4 1.2 -0.1
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Brian Curran 3.3 2.5 1.7 1.7 1.5 0.8 0.8 0.5 0.4 0.1
Donald Dufresne 87.4 3.4 2.7 1.8 1.1 1.0 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.2
Jim Pavese 85.5 3.2 2.4 2.0 1.8 1.4 0.9 0.4 0.1
Sean Brown 82.5 3.6 2.7 1.5 1.4 1.3 1.0 0.6 0.1 -0.3
Harold Starr 82.1 2.4 1.8 1.3 1.3 1.2 0.9
Andrew Alberts 81.8 3.1 2.7 1.9 1.5 1.5 1.4 1.2 -0.1
Ernie Dickens 81.8 3.1 2.3 1.5 1.1 1.0 0.7
Scot Kleinendorst 79.7 3.5 2.7 2.4 2.2 1.6 1.1 0.5 0.3
Mattias Timander 79.7 3.1 2.9 2.8 1.7 1.4 1.2 0.9 0.4
Yvon Labre 79.5 3.3 2.7 2.6 2.2 1.4 1.3 1.2 1.2 0.4
Ed Hospodar 79.1 3.6 2.9 2.3 1.9 1.9 1.3 1.2 1.1 0.6

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

August 29, 1986: Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, August 29, 1986.

March 8, 1988: Traded to Toronto by NY Islanders for Toronto's 6th round choice (Pavel Gross) in 1988 Entry Draft, March 8, 1988.

December 17, 1990: Traded to Buffalo by Toronto with Lou Franceschetti for Mike Foligno and Buffalo's 8th round choice (Tomas Kucharcik) in 1991 Entry Draft, December 17, 1990.

October 27, 1992: Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, October 27, 1992.

October 21, 1993: Signed as a free agent by Washington, October 21, 1993.

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