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Brandon Davidson | Defenseman | #88

Team: Edmonton Oilers
Age / DOB:  (25) / 8/21/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 210
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 6 (162) / EDM
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Brandon Davidson is still unhappy on Matthew Tkachuk's opening night hit on him.
Davidson missed two months from an upper body injury after he was slew-footed by the rookie. "I was miserable for a long time over that," Davidson said. "It’s definitely a game I had circled on the calendar for a long time. It was a dirty play. It put a damper on things and put me behind the eight ball...He shot the puck, it went up off my stick and into the mesh (above the glass). The whistle blew, we skated three seconds to behind the net and it was a slew foot, you can clearly see from the video." The two teams battled Saturday for the first time but there were no incidents between Davidson and Tkachuk. Jan 15 - 8:41 AM

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Brandon Davidson returned to action on Thursday against New Jersey.

He was absent for the last four games due to an illness. Davidson has one assist in 10 appearances this year.
Jan 13 - 1:54 AM

There won't be any changes on Edmonton's blue line as Brandon Davidson is still out sick for Saturday's match in New Jersey.

The 25-year-old has seen just 72 career games in the NHL, with nine this season. He has five goals and 13 points with 103 hits and 133 blocks in his career.
Jan 7 - 1:59 PM

Brandon Davidson will miss Thursday's game because he's dealing with an illness.

Davidson will probably be available on Saturday though. He has an assist in nine games this season.
Jan 5 - 12:48 PM

Brandon Davidson (upper body) will return to the lineup on Tuesday night.

He hasn't played since Edmonton's season opener back on Oct. 12. Davidson was limited to 51 games last season due to injury, but he played well when he was in the lineup.
Tue, Dec 13, 2016 02:21:00 PM

Brandon Davidson (upper body) could return to the Oilers lineup Tuesday.

Davidson played on opening night and has not played since. The defenseman had four goals and 11 points in 51 games last season and should be a third pairing defenseman for the Oilers when he is fully recovered.
Mon, Dec 12, 2016 08:57:00 AM

Brandon Davidson (upper body) is seven-ten days away from returning to the Oilers lineup.

The defenseman was slew footed by Matthew Tkachuk in the season opener and is now skating and looking forward to a return to the lineup. He had four goals and 11 points last season in 51 games so he has some offensive upside in very deep leagues.
Sun, Nov 13, 2016 07:14:00 AM

Week-to-week might be the best way to describe Brandon Davidson's status as he recovers from an upper-body injury.

Davidson was hurt during Wednesday's contest. "He’s out a while," said coach Todd McLellan. The good news is that whatever is bothering Davidson isn't a concussion or head injury.
Fri, Oct 14, 2016 10:26:00 AM

Brandon Davidson is dealing with a upper-body injury.

Davidson participated in Wednesday's game, but logged just 7:49 minutes of ice time. Edmonton has placed him on the injured reserve list.
Thu, Oct 13, 2016 05:49:00 PM

The Oilers’ Brandon Davidson got entangled with Matthew Tkachuk in the second period of the Calgary Flames game Wednesday night and left the ice.

Davidson will not return with an undisclosed injury. Davidson spent 7:49 minutes on ice and appeared to sustain an upper body injury. Last year he scored four goals in 51 games with the Oilers.
Thu, Oct 13, 2016 12:54:00 AM

Brandon Davidson is expected to be out "long-term" according to coach Todd McLellan.

"Without knowing the results and just listening to the trainers talk, I think [Davidson's] going to be a bit more long-term than short-term," McLellan said. "We're hoping for positive results, but we won't know until later [Monday]." He was injured during the first period on Sunday against Winnipeg.
Tue, Mar 8, 2016 01:42:00 PM

Brandon Davidson's undisclosed injury might prove to be a serious knee problem.

Davidson left Sunday's contest due to the injury and we're waiting on more details, but there certainly is particular concern with this one. He has been enjoying a solid rookie season with 11 points in 51 games while logging 19:11 minutes of ice time per game.
Mon, Mar 7, 2016 09:00:00 AM

Brandon Davidson left Sunday's match with the Jets early due to an undisclosed injury.

Davidson saw just four minutes of action before departing. We'll keep you posted on his status as it develops.
Sun, Mar 6, 2016 08:07:00 PM

Brandon Davidson has agreed to a two-year, $2.85 million extension with the Edmonton Oilers.

This is Davidson's first one-way deal. He's logged big minutes for Edmonton, but his value to fantasy owners is limited. He has four goals and 10 points in 47 contests this season.
Mon, Feb 29, 2016 10:05:00 AM

Brandon Davidson is emerging as one of the Oilers best defensemen.

Davidson has been a rock on the blueline and scouts have been impressed with his play this season. The defenseman was drafted in the sixth round in 2010 but has surpassed most on the Oilers depth chart. "I didn’t have the foot-speed or the size I do now," Davidson said. "I think I was 191 pounds. I’m 25 pounds heavier than that now, a big difference going from a boy to a man. And over the years, I developed my legs," he said. "I was disappointed as the draft day went on, though. I’d been told I’d maybe fit in as a third-round pick but when I got the phone call that the Oilers had taken me, it’s still one of the happiest days of my life." Davidson is not a stud offensively as he has three goals and seven points in 43 games this season.
Sun, Feb 21, 2016 06:55:00 AM

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PosRoleName
C1Connor McDavid
2Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
3Drake Caggiula
4Anton Lander
5Mark Letestu
LW1Milan Lucic
2Patrick Maroon
3Benoit Pouliot
4Matt Hendricks
5Anton Slepyshev
6Jujhar Khaira
RW1Leon Draisaitl
2Jordan Eberle
3Zack Kassian
4Tyler Pitlick
5Iiro Pakarinen
D1Andrej Sekera
2Oscar Klefbom
3Adam Larsson
4Kris Russell
5Darnell Nurse
6Matthew Benning
7Brandon Davidson
8Eric Gryba
G1Cam Talbot
2Laurent Brossoit