Arizona Coyotes
Arizona Coyotes
Brandon Gormley
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BrandonGormley
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
SHOOTS: Left
WEIGHT: 196
BIRTHDATE: 02/18/1992
AGE: 22
BIRTHPLACE: Murray River, PE, CAN
DRAFTED: PHX: 2010-13 overall
 
2013-14 Highlights
Played in five games and posted a plus-4 rating...Skated in 15:58 at PIT, Mar. 25...Skated in 13:22 and notched two hits and two blocked shots in his NHL debut at TBL, Mar. 10...Recalled from Portland (AHL) on Mar. 7...Recorded 7-29-36 in 54 games with the Pirates....Ranked eighth among AHL defensemen in scoring at the time of his recall.

2012-13 Highlights
Skated in 68 games with Portland (AHL)...Recorded 5-24-29 and 44 PIM, all AHL career highs...Totaled 1-2-3 in three postseason games...Ranked second among Portland defensemen in assists and points...His 17 power-play points were tied for third most on the team...Recorded 12 power-play assists to rank tied for second on the team...Had 118 shots and five multi-point games.

2011-12 Highlights
Appeared in 26 games with Moncton (QMJHL)...Registered 10-17-27...Traded to Shawinigan (Jan. 7, 2012)...Collected five assists for the Cataractes...Won the Memorial Cup with Shawinigan, posting 5-2-7 in seven games.

2010-11 Highlights
Led all Moncton defensemen in scoring with 13-35-48 in 47 games...Scored nine of his 13 goals on the power play...Missed a portion of the season with an injury...Collected an assist in five postseason games...Named to the QMJHL Second All-Star team for the second consecutive season...Made his professional debut with San Antonio (AHL) on Apr. 5 vs. Rockford... Scored a goal in four games with the Rampage...Notched his first career professional goal on Apr. 9 at Chicago

2009-10 Highlights
Played in 58 games for Moncton, producing 9-34-43 and 54 PIM...He was a plus-31...Recorded 2-15-17 in 21 playoff games, leading the Wildcats to the QMJHL championship (President’s Cup)...Suited up for Canada at the Ivan Hlinka Tournament... Represented Team Orr at the 2010 CHL Top Prospects Game

2008-09 Highlights
Named to the QMJHL All-Rookie Team...In his QMJHL rookie season, registered 7-20-27 for Moncton...Added 1-3-4 in 10 postseason games.

2007-08 Highlights
Played for Notre Dame of the Saskatchewan Midget AAA League.

International Career
2012: Won a bronze medal with Canada at the 2012 IIHF World Junior Championship in Calgary and Edmonton...Named the tournament’s Best Defenseman...WJC First Team All-Star...2011: Named to Canada’s 2011 IIHF World Junior Championship squad but did not play due to injury.

Personal
Nickname is “Gorms”...Lists Nicklas Lidstrom as his favorite player growing up...Other favorites include: Shania Twain (music) and “Happy Gilmore” (movie)...Enjoys playing the guitar.