Brandon Davidson
Brandon Davidson Oilers 2016.jpg
Born August 21 1991 (1991-08-21) (age 28),
Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
217 lb (98 kg; 15 st 7 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
NHL team
F. teams
Montreal Canadiens
Edmonton Oilers
NHL Draft 162nd overall, 2010
Edmonton Oilers
Playing career 2011–present

Brandon Davidson (born August 21, 1991) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman. He is

currently playing as a prospect for the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League (NHL). Davidson was selected by the Edmonton Oilers in the 6th round (162nd overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing careerEdit

Prior to playing professional hockey, Davidson played junior with the Regina Pats of the Western Hockey League. Davidson was named the Pats Rookie of the Year after the 2009–10 season. During his final season of junior hockey, Davidson served as the Pats captain.

He signed his first professional contract with the Edmonton Oilers on May 31, 2012. During his first full professional season with the Oklahoma City Barons of the American Hockey League (AHL), Davidson was diagnosed with testicular cancer after a routine medical exam. He underwent surgery and chemotherapy before being cleared to return to playing hockey. Davidson started his return to hockey with the Stockton Thunder of the ECHL. He was named the winner of the Fred T. Hunt Memorial Award in 2013, as the AHL player who best exemplifies the qualities of sportsmanship, determination and dedication to hockey.

In the 2016–17 season, on February 28, 2017, Davidson was traded by the Oilers to the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for David Desharnais.

Career statisticsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2007–08Olds GrizzlysAJHL30002
2008–09Olds GrizzlysAJHL40440
2009–10Regina PatsWHL591333437
2010–11Regina PatsWHL728445271
2010–11Oklahoma City BaronsAHL10000 1 0 0 0 0
2011–12Regina PatsWHL6913364983 4 0 1 1 6
2012–13Oklahoma City BaronsAHL2623514 17 0 6 6 2
2012–13Stockton ThunderECHL1175124
2013–14Oklahoma City BaronsAHL68581358 3 0 1 1 0
2014–15Oklahoma City BaronsAHL55461043 10 1 1 2 12
2014–15Edmonton OilersNHL121010
2015–16Edmonton OilersNHL51471120
2016–17Edmonton OilersNHL2801116
2016–17Montreal CanadiensNHL1002243 0 0 0 0
NHL totals 101 5 10 15 40 3 0 0 0 0

Awards and honoursEdit

Award Year
East Second All-Star Team 2012
Fred T. Hunt Memorial Award 2013

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