Oilers Ink Brandon Davidson (D prospect)

By , May 31, 2012 2:38 pm

From Oilers.nhl.com:

General Manager Steve Tambellini announced today the Edmonton Oilers have agreed to terms with defenceman Brandon Davidson on a three-year entry level contract.

Davidson, 20, played in 69 games last year with the Western Hockey League’s Regina Pats, finishing the season with 49 points (13G, 36A) and 83 penalty minutes.

The 6’1″, 202-pound Lethbridge, Alberta native has collected 134 career points (22G, 112A) with the Pats in 200 games along with 191 penalty minutes.

Davidson, who was the captain of the Pats, also made his professional debut when he appeared in two games last season with the Oklahoma City Barons of the American Hockey League.

The Oilers selected Davidson in the 6th round, 162nd overall, in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

I have yet to see Davidson play yet, but it’s hard to ignore the kid’s great season (great point totals.. captain of the team, good size… I approve).

One Response to “Oilers Ink Brandon Davidson (D prospect)”

  1. chucker says:

    Hopefully he can skate. We could use some fast bangers.

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