Brian Wiseman was born on July 13, 1971 in Chatham, Ontario and is a retired National Hockey League forward. Brian was originally drafted in the twelfth round, 257^th^ overall, by the New York Rangers in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft. While playing for the University of Michigan, Brian was a First-Team All-American in 1993-94 and he earned All-CCHA honors that same season. After concluding his collegiate career where he finished with a school record 164 assists, Brian began his professional career playing for the IHL’s Chicago Wolves. Brian spent time playing for the St John’s Maple Leafs in the AHL before making his National Hockey League debut for the Toronto Maple Leafs during the 1996-97 season. Brian had many successful seasons in the IHL where he was a member of the Chicago Wolves and the 1998-99 Turner Cup Champion Houston Aeros. Brian retired from professional hockey in 2000.
What was the most memorable moment of your hockey career?
1999 IHL Turner Cup Championship with the closest, committed team I was ever associated with. Connected forever!!
What advice would you give to future professional hockey players?
Love what you do and go make it happen, Invest in you! It may be hard but it will be worth it.
What are you doing now since retiring from professional hockey?
Assistant Coach with the Edmonton Oilers