|Assets:||Has the requisite size to play the National Hockey League game. Has a big point shot, so he can produce good numbers at lower levels. Can also play a physical game.|
|Flaws:||Needs to play with more consistency in order to maximize his talent at the highest level. Also needs to cut down on his mistakes with and without the puck in his own end.|
|Career Potential:||Offensive defenseman with some upside.|
|AHL||Fred Hunt Memorial Trophy||2012-13|
|WHL||East Second All-Star Team||2011-12|
|10/09/2014||Undisclosed, injured reserve.|
|10/07/2014||Undisclosed, injured/non-roster list.|
|10/11/2013||Assigned to Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|10/06/2013||Recalled from Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|9/18/2013||Assigned to Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|3/10/2013||Re-assigned to Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|2/13/2013||Re-assigned to Stockton (ECHL).|
|9/15/2012||Assigned to Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|5/31/2012||Signed by the Edmonton Oilers to a three-year entry-level contract.|
|9/21/2011||Returned to his junior team (Regina-WHL).|
|3/23/2011||Signed by the Oklahoma City Barons (AHL) to an amateur tryout contract.|
|9/20/2010||Returned to his junior team (Regina-WHL).|
|6/26/2010||Drafted by the Edmonton Oilers in the 6th round (162nd overall) in 2010.|
Brandon Davidson sent back to AHL | 10/12/2013 9:31 AM
NewsThe Oilers sent Brandon Davidson back to the minors.
ImpactThe 22-year-old defenseman didn't get into a game while up with the big club. He'll likely log significant minutes in the AHL for now.
Brandon Davidson sent to the minors | 09/19/2013 9:27 AM
NewsBrandon Davidson was one of four Edmonton Oilers sent to the minors Wednesday.
ImpactCameron Abney and Kale Kessy will join him in Oklahoma City while winger Mitch Moroz was sent back to the Edmonton Oil Kings of the WHL. Davidson was diagnosed with testicular cancer on Nov. 1, 2012 and has fully recovered. He should spend the whole season in the AHL.
Cancer-free, Davidson continues NHL path | 09/07/2013 10:50 PM
NewsAfter beating cancer, Oilers prospect Brandon Davidson is ready to continue his quest to play in the NHL.
ImpactThe blueliner was a sixth-round pick in the 2010 draft who doesn't have big-time pedigree but has continued to beat every obstacle on his path, the latest of which was testicular cancer, which he was diagnosed with on Nov. 1, 2012. "It has definitely opened my eyes to a lot of things," he said of the experience of beating cancer. "It changed me as a person; it changed my whole outlook on life. You only have so many days. It made me think about what I really want in life, and what I really want is to be an NHL player. It motivated me. Made me stronger. A better person. I overcame a lot there, for a while." Davidson will play in the AHL this season.
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