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Brandon Gormley | Defenseman

Team: Arizona Coyotes
Age / DOB:  (22) / 2/18/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 196
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Brandon Gormley has been assigned back down to Portland of the AHL for a conditioning stint.
The young defender isn't expected to be down on the farm for very long. He's coming off a lower body injury that caused him to miss most of the last month, so some time to get back up to game-speed is probably what's best for him at this time. Dec 16 - 9:03 PM

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Brandon Gormley (lower body) took part in Tuesday's practice.

Gormley isn't projected to return on Thursday, but he might be back as early as Saturday. His return would likely be bad news for blueliner Chris Summers, who has been struggling to get ice time as it is.
Dec 10 - 8:34 AM

Brandon Gormley (lower body) might resume practicing with the Coyotes this weekend.

Gormley has missed eight straight games due to the ailment. He has a goal in six games this season.
Dec 4 - 8:50 AM

Brandon Gormley (lower body) didn't travel with the Coyotes to Edmonton.

Gormley will obviously miss Monday's game and probably Tuesday's contest in Calgary as well. He has a goal in six contests in 2014-15.
Dec 1 - 8:12 AM

Brandon Gormley (lower body) skated on Saturday.

Gormley has been out two weeks with the injury and could return to action later this week when the Coyotes return from a two-game mini road trip to Alberta where they face Edmonton and Calgary on Monday and Tuesday respectively, after which they return home. Gormley, the Coyotes first pick and 13th overall in 2010, has one goal in six games this season.
Nov 30 - 4:55 AM

Brandon Gormley (undisclosed) has been placed on the injured reserve list.

Gormley crashed awkwardly into the boards during Sunday's game and needed help getting off the ice. It's not clear how long he'll be sidelined for, but obviously he will miss some playing time due to his injury.
Nov 18 - 12:11 PM

Brandon Gormley needed help getting off the ice in the third period of Sunday's game after crashing awkwardly into the boards.

The severity or nature of Gormley's injury weren't immediately clear. "It didn't look very good," Coyotes coach Dave Tippett said. "We'll reevaluate here tomorrow and see where he is." Gormley has a goal in six games this season.
Nov 17 - 10:12 AM

Brandon Gormley made his season debut on Tuesday, but he was used sparingly.

Gormley was on the ice for just 9:43 minutes in that game. On the plus side, he still managed to register two shots on goal. "Not bad," Coyotes coach Dave Tippett said. "I shouldn't say nervous, but he wanted to come up and be good NHL player. Not bad for the first game. We got a win. We'll see how it goes from here." He should stay in the lineup for Friday's game.
Nov 6 - 8:27 AM

The Arizona Coyotes have summoned Brandon Gormley.

Gormley has a goal and two assists in six AHL games this season. He's a got a fair amount of offensive upside and has the potential to firmly establish himself in the NHL. He's worth keeping an eye on.
Nov 4 - 10:11 AM

The Arizona Coyotes have sent Brandon Gormley to the minors.

Gormley had a tough training camp as he apparently put too much pressure on himself to crack the lineup and as a result, he struggled throughout. The Coyotes first pick and 13th overall in the 2010 Draft has a lot of offensive upside and should see some action in the NHL this season."Trying to play perfect hockey, mistake-free hockey, which resulted in hesitant, slow-playing hockey," GM Don Maloney said of Gormley's play. Expect to see him back with the first injury on the Coyotes blueline.
Oct 4 - 5:17 AM

The Phoenix Coyotes have sent Brandon Gormley to the minors.

Gormley played in five games with Phoenix and didn't record a point. He's worth keeping an eye on though because he does have some offensive upside.
Apr 15 - 12:20 PM

Brandon Gormley is slated to make his NHL debut on Monday night.

The 22-year-old blueliner was selected in the first round (13th overall) in the 2010 draft.
Mar 10 - 12:34 PM

The Phoenix Coyotes have promoted Brandon Gormley.

Gormley has 34 points and 32 penalty minutes in 52 AHL games this season. He was taken with the 13th overall pick in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.
Mar 7 - 3:59 PM

Brandon Gormley has been brought up by Phoenix.

He has picked up 32 points and 26 penalty minutes in 48 games for the AHL's Portland Pirates this campaign.
Feb 19 - 2:04 PM

The Phoenix Coyotes sent Brandon Gormley to the minors on Sunday.

Gormley hasn't played in a game with the Coyotes yet in his hockey career. He scored five assists in seven games with the Portland Pirates and had 29 points in 68 games in the AHL last season.
Sun, Nov 3, 2013 02:29:00 PM

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PosRoleName
C1Antoine Vermette
2Martin Hanzal
3Joe Vitale
4Kyle Chipchura
LW1Mikkel Boedker
2Lauri Korpikoski
3Martin Erat
4Brandon McMillan
RW1Shane Doan
2Sam Gagner
3Alexandre Bolduc
4B.J. Crombeen
5Tobias Rieder
6David Moss
D1Oliver Ekman-Larsson
2Keith Yandle
3Zbynek Michalek
4Michael Stone
5Connor Murphy
6David Schlemko
7Chris Summers
G1Mike Smith
2Devan Dubnyk