Brandon Manning (D)
||Prince George, BC
Signed to a three year entry-level contract in November, 2010
-- 10 career NHL games with Philadelphia including 4 in rookie season 2011-12
-- 101 career games with Phantoms in two seasons: 12g, 22a, 34pts, 195pim
-- February 16, 2012 had Gordie Howe Hat-Trick vs. Manchester. A fight, goal and assist in the same game
-- Overtime winning goal October 28, 2012 at Syracuse
-- Team captain in Major Juniors for Chilliwack Bruins (WHL) 2009-10 and 2010-11.
-- Final season in Chilliwack led all WHL defenseman in scoring: 53 games, 21g, 32a, 53pts 129pim
Scored first overtime goal on 10/28/12 at Syracuse
Made pro debut 12/3 at Norfolk after missing first two months due to injury.
Scored first pro goal 1/13/12 vs. Hamilton at GFCC in his 10th professional game.
Gordie Howe hat-trick (fight, goal and assist in same game) on Feb 16 vs. Manchester in 5-1 win. Called up to Philadelphia on 3/8 and made debut that night against Tampa Bay earning 15 minutes of ice-time and getting three shots on goal including a close-call to almost scoring in his debut. Also played for the Flyers on March 10 and 11.
Returned to Phantoms on 3/13.
Served as team captain for Chilliwack in 09-10 and 10-11.
Averaged a point per game for the Bruins in his overage season in 10-11.
Lead all WHL defensemen in scoring.
Racked up many of his points on power plays.