Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Brandon DeFazio
Brandon DeFazio was born on September 13, 1988 in Oakville, Ontario. Prior to turning professional, DeFazio attended Clarkson University where he played four seasons of NCAA Division I men's ice hockey with the Clarkson Golden Knights hockey team. After graduating, DeFazio joined the Pittsburgh Penguins affiliate teams, the Wheeling Nailers of the ECHL and the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins for the remainder the 201011 season.

On July 2, 2012, DeFazio signed as a free agent with the New York Islanders. He would spend a year with the Islander AHL affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, before finding himself once again a free agent. On July 12, 2013

DeFazio made his NHL debut on November 9, 2014 in a 2-1 shootout victory over the Anaheim Ducks. DeFazio played in his second career game two nights later against the Ottawa Senators, before he was once again re-assigned to the American Hockey League.

On July 6, 2015, signed a one-year deal with the Boston Bruins.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
2005-06 Milton Icehawks ON-Jr.A 36 10 6 16 38
2005-06 Oakville Blades ON-Jr.A 11 2 11 13 8 23 6 13 19 28
2006-07 Oakville Blades ON-Jr.A 46 12 33 45 135 +3 9 2 4 6 12
2007-08 Clarkson Knights ECAC 37 3 4 7 34
2008-09 Clarkson Knights ECAC 33 7 11 18 28
2009-10 Clarkson Knights ECAC 35 12 14 26 58
2010-11 Clarkson Knights ECAC 36 14 12 26 56
2010-11 Wilkes-Barre Penguins AHL 2 0 0 0 0 0
2010-11 Wheeling Nailers ECHL 10 4 5 9 7 +5 14 4 2 6 8
2011-12 Wilkes-Barre Penguins AHL 66 11 5 16 104 +2 12 0 0 0 6
2012-13 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 69 11 14 25 139 -3
2013-14 Utica Comets AHL 76 17 17 34 106 +6
2014-15 Vancouver Canucks NHL 2 0 0 0 0 0
2014-15 Utica Comets AHL 75 21 22 43 92 +4 21 2 5 7 12
2015-16 Providence Bruins AHL 71 22 21 43 38 +3 3 0 0 0 4
2016-17 Texas Stars AHL 76 22 25 47 45 +2
NHL Totals 2 0 0 0 0


Signed to an ATO (amateur tryout) contract by Pittsburgh, April 1, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, October 7, 2011. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, July 2, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Vancouver, July 12, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Boston, July 6, 2015. Signed as a free agent by Texas (AHL), July 26, 2016. Signed as a free agent by Beijing (KHL), June 6, 2017.
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