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Brian Lawton
Brian Lawton
Center
Number: 17
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 180
Shoots: Left
Born: Jun 29, 1965
Birthplace: New Brunswick, NJ, United States
Hometown: Cumberland, R.I.
Acquired: Traded to Rangers by Minnesota with Igor Liba and Rick Bennett for Paul Jerrard, Mark Tinordi, Bret Barnett, Mike Sullivan and Los Angeles` 1989 second-round draft pick (Murray Garbutt) on Oct. 11, 1988.
Drafted: MNS / 1983 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (1st overall)


Traded to NY Rangers by Minnesota with Igor Liba and the rights to Rick Bennett for Paul Jerrard, Mark Tinordi, the rights to Bret Barnett and Mike Sullivan and Los Angeles' 3rd round choice (previously acquired, Minnesota selected Murray Garbutt) in 1989 Entry Draft, October 11, 1988. Traded to Hartford by NY Rangers with Norm MacIver and Don Maloney for Carey Wilson and Hartford's 5th round choice (Lubos Rob) in 1990 Entry Draft, December 26, 1988. Claimed on waivers by Quebec from Hartford, December 1, 1989. Signed as a free agent by Boston, February 7, 1990. Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, July 27, 1990. Signed as a free agent by San Jose, August 9, 1991. Traded to New Jersey by San Jose for future considerations, January 22, 1993.