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Brandon Gormley | Defenseman | #46

Team: Colorado Avalanche
Age / DOB:  (24) / 2/18/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 196
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 1 (13) / ARI
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Brandon Gormley has been demoted to the minors.
He passed through waivers last Friday, but remained with the Avalanche until now. Gormley should see much more playing time in the minors. Jan 13 - 12:50 PM

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Despite clearing waivers, Brandon Gormley hasn't been sent to the minors yet.

Colorado has decided to keep Gormley with the squad until at least one of Erik Johnson and Brad Stuart are healthy. That could happen in a matter of days, so Gormley might still end up in the minors in the near future.
Jan 8 - 12:33 PM

Brandon Gormley went unclaimed on waivers.

Gormley has an assist in 26 games this season. The Avalanche are expected to send him to the minors.
Jan 8 - 12:13 PM

Brandon Gormley has been placed on waivers by the Colorado Avalanche.

Gormley was a healthy scratch on Monday and has only played in four of the Avalanche's last nine games. He has an assist in 26 contests in 2015-16.
Jan 7 - 1:41 PM

Brandon Gormley and Chris Wagner will be scratches against the visiting St. Louis Blues

Gormley will be scratched for consecutive games. Originally drafted by the Phoenix (now known as the Arizona) Coyotes in the first round in 2010 (13th overall), he's dressed in 26 games earning one assist. Wagner has appeared in 24 games, scoring three goals.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 6 - 9:52 PM

Brandon Gormley and Chris Wagner will watch Monday's game against Los Angeles from the press box.

Gormley has one assist and a minus-3 rating in 23 games this season. Wagner, 24, has three goals in 24 contests in '15-16.
Jan 4 - 9:01 PM

Brandon Gormley will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the New York Islanders.

He will be joined in the press box by forward Chris Wagner. Gormley has one assist and a minus-2 rating in 22 games with the Avs.
Source: NHL.com
Thu, Dec 17, 2015 09:02:00 PM

Brandon Gormley will see only his fourth game of season Tuesday night against Calgary.

Through three games, Gormley no points and three blocks. Perhaps suggesting just while he can't seem to stay in the lineup.
Tue, Nov 3, 2015 08:05:00 PM

Brandon Gormley will play in place of Nate Guenin against Carolina on Friday.

Neither Gormley nor Guenin have produced a point, or anything else for that matter. So you should look elsewhere for depth support.
Fri, Oct 30, 2015 06:43:00 PM

Brandon Gormley and Brad Stuart will not play in Thursday's game against the Lightning.

With just four games between Gormley and Stuart and nary a noteworthy stat between them, it's easier to simply suggest you look for depth elsewhere as Coach Roy clearly doesn't believe in either defender at the moment.
Source: Corey Long
Thu, Oct 29, 2015 07:15:00 PM

Brandon Gormley will be a healthy scratch once again Tuesday night against the Panthers.

Gormley has only seen two games thus far, indicating that Coach Roy simply doesn't believe he belongs in the lineup. That may change in the future, but considering he's never been a fantasy stud, you should look elsewhere for depth.
Tue, Oct 27, 2015 07:22:00 PM

Brandon Gormley will make his Colorado debut Wednesday night.

He will paired with Nick Holden against Carolina. Brad Stuart will be scratched to make room for him.
Wed, Oct 21, 2015 01:13:00 PM

Brandon Gormley still hasn't dressed in a game for the Avalanche.

"I want to see Gormley eventually," coach Patrick Roy said. "He's been practicing well. Eventually we'll need to have a look at him." He may draw into the lineup for Nate Guenin or Brad Stuart when he gets his opportunity.
Source: Denver Post
Tue, Oct 20, 2015 05:05:00 PM

Brandon Gormley and Borna Rendulic will be healthy scratches on Sunday.

Gormley has yet to dress for the Avalanche this season, which makes it pretty tough to build up fantasy value let alone real life hockey value. Rendulic meanwhile has been generally ineffective through his first three games, and Coach Roy may be sending a message.
Sun, Oct 18, 2015 10:03:00 PM

Brandon Gormley will spend Thursday's opener in the press box.

Gormley had two goals and four points in 27 contests with Arizona last season. The Avalanche acquired him from Arizona in exchange for Stefan Elliott in the hopes that the change of scenery would do him some good. Obviously this isn't a positive early indicator.
Source: Denver Post
Thu, Oct 8, 2015 02:41:00 PM

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