Brandon Davidson (D)
Oklahoma City Barons
Career notes: Winner of the 2013 Fred T. Hunt Memorial Trophy as the AHL player who best exemplifies the qualities of sportsmanship, determination anddedication to hockey. Missed slightly more than 3 months of last season because of cancer treatment. In second professional season after combining for 37 games last year between the Barons and ECHL Stockton. Had 7 goals and 5 assists in 11 games for ECHL Stockton while returning from cancer treatment, including 3 game-winning goals (1 in OT), 3power play goals and a +7 rating. Scored first AHL goal March 29 at Peoria into an empty net to seal a 4-2 win. Spent 3 seasons with the WHL's Regina Pats, where he was third on the team in scoring in his final campaign, 2011-12, with 49 points. Led Regina defensemen in scoring in 2011-12 with 13 goals and 36 assists in 69 games. Joined the Barons 3 seasons ago on an Amateur Tryout (ATO) after completing his next-to-last season with the Regina Pats of the WHL. Played one regular-season game and one playoff game for the Barons in 2010-11. In 2009-10, was the Regina Pats' Rookie of the Year after leading the team in plus-minus (+15) and ranking third in assists (33).
Selected by Edmonton in the sixth round (162nd overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.