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Brandon Davidson | Defenseman | #88

Team: Montreal Canadiens
Age / DOB:  (25) / 8/21/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 210
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 6 (162) / EDM
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Brandon Davidson will draw back into the Canadiens lineup for Game 6 on Saturday night.
Davidson has been scratched in three of the five games, but he'll replace a slumping Nathan Beaulieu tonight. He's expected to play on Montreal's third pairing with Jordie Benn. A loss in tonight's game would eliminate the Canadiens from the playoffs. Apr 22 - 3:38 PM

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Brandon Davidson is not expected to play in Game 5 against the Rangers on Thursday.

Alexei Emelin is expected to take his place on the blue line. Davidson averaged 11:29 during his two games of play this series, but he's without a point and has just one shot on net.
Apr 20 - 6:14 PM

Brandon Davidson will play in Game 3 on Sunday.

Davidson spent the first two games of Montreal's series against the Rangers in the press box. He's replacing Nikita Nesterov, who will be a healthy scratch.
Apr 16 - 1:46 PM

Brandon Davidson is expected to be scratched against the Rangers in Game 2 on Friday.

In 10 games with Montreal after being acquired from Edmonton, Davidson posted two assists along with 11 hits and 15 blocks.
Source: Stu Cowan
Apr 14 - 6:26 PM

Brandon Davidson will be a healthy scratch in Game 1 on Wednesday.

That's not surprising given that Davidson skated as an extra on Tuesday. That being said, he did participate in Montreal's previous six games.
Source: NHL.com
Apr 12 - 6:56 PM

Brandon Davidson (flu) was an extra defender at Tuesday's practice.

It appears as though he will be healthy scratch Wednesday for Montreal's playoff opener versus the New York Rangers.
Apr 11 - 1:40 PM

Brandon Davidson missed Monday's practice because of the flu.

Coach Claude Julien will wait to see if Davidson is available for Game 1 on Wednesday before revealing Montreal's defense combinations.
Apr 11 - 11:06 AM

Brandon Davidson will play in place of the injured Jordie Benn on Thursday against the Panthers.

Through four games since coming over Edmonton, Davidson has posted one point with four hits and seven blocks.
Mar 30 - 6:13 PM

Brandon Davidson and Nikita Nesterov will be scratched against the Stars on Tuesday.

Davison has seen just four games with Montreal thus far, posting a point with four hits and seven blocks. Nesterov meanwhile has managed just nine games with two points and 21 hits.
Mar 28 - 7:29 PM

Brandon Davidson will be in the lineup Thursday against the Hurricanes.

This will be his fourth game with Montreal since coming over from Edmonton in a trade. Davidson has posted an assist with three hits and blocks with Montreal. In 31 total games thus far, he's picked up two goals with 18 PIMs, 34 hits and 49 blocks.
Mar 23 - 2:56 PM

Brandon Davidson will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Detroit Red Wings.

Davidson will watch from the press box for the second consecutive game. Michael McCarron and Andreas Martinsen will also be scratched. Nikita Nesterov and Brian Flynn are out with injuries.
Source: NHL.com
Mar 21 - 7:35 PM

Brandon Davidson and Nikita Nesterov will be scratched against the Oilers on Sunday.

Davidson has seen just one game's worth of action with Montreal. Nesterov himself has seen just nine with two points and 21 hits.
Mar 12 - 6:05 PM

Brandon Davidson could make his Canadiens debut on Tuesday night.

Davidson was acquired from Edmonton for David Desharnais, but he still hasn't been able to get into the lineup. On Monday, he was paired with Jeff Petry during the team's practice in Vancouver. Head coach Claude Julien said he'll make his final lineup decisions after tomorrow's morning skate.
Mar 6 - 8:46 PM

Brandon Davidson won't make his Canadiens debut on Thursday against the Predators.

Davidson has just one assist in 28 contests this season, but he had 11 points in 51 contests in 2015-16. He's averaging 15:24 of ice time this year (he was averaging 19:11 last season).
Mar 2 - 5:54 PM

The Montreal Canadiens acquired Brandon Davidson from the Edmonton Oilers for center David Desharnais.

Davidson missed 30 games because of an upper-body injury earlier this season and he just hasn't been as effective as he was last year. Davidson has just one assist in 28 contests this season, but he had 11 points in 51 contests in 2015-16. He's averaging 15:24 of ice time this year (he was averaging 19:11 last season). Davidson has one year remaining on his contract at a cap hit of $1.45 million. Don't be surprised if Montreal makes another move. They currently have six left-handed defensemen on their roster.
Feb 28 - 8:47 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Alex Galchenyuk
2Phillip Danault
3Tomas Plekanec
LW1Jonathan Drouin
2Max Pacioretty
3Andrew Shaw
4Artturi Lehkonen
5Andreas Martinsen
6Charles Hudon
RW1Alexander Radulov
2Brendan Gallagher
3Paul Byron
4Torrey Mitchell
D1Shea Weber
2Andrei Markov
3Jeff Petry
4Jordie Benn
5Brandon Davidson
6David Schlemko
G1Carey Price
2Al Montoya