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Brandon Davidson | Defenseman | #88

Team: Edmonton Oilers
Age / DOB:  (25) / 8/21/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 207
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 6 (162) / EDM
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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. Mar 8 - 1:42 PM

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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.
Mar 7 - 9:00 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.
Mar 6 - 8:07 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.
Feb 29 - 10:05 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.
Feb 21 - 6:55 AM

Brandon Davidson recorded an assist in a 5-1 loss to Montreal on Saturday.

Davidson has recorded a point in each of his first two games since returning from an undisclosed injury that sidelined him for two weeks. He has three goals and seven points in 36 contests in 2015-16.
Feb 7 - 5:15 AM

The Edmonton Oilers have activated Brandon Davidson from the injured reserve list.

Davidson hasn't played since Jan. 21 due to an undisclosed injury. Now that he's activated, he should participate in Thursday's contest.
Feb 4 - 6:09 PM

Brandon Davidson (undisclosed) will probably be back on Thursday.

That's not set in stone though and obviously Davidson needs to be taken off of the injured reserve list before that can happen. Davidson hasn't played since Jan. 21.
Feb 4 - 12:15 PM

Brandon Davidson sustained an undisclosed injury during Thursday's game.

We don't know much about Davidson's ailment, but he has been placed on the injured reserve list. Edmonton only has one game left until the All-Star break and it's on Saturday, so he'll at least miss that contest.
Jan 22 - 12:02 PM

Brandon Davidson logged 18:51 minutes in his return to the Oilers' lineup on Thursday.

Davidson was sidelined for a little under two weeks due to a ribs injury. He has two goals and three assists in 24 contests in 2015-16.
Jan 1 - 10:59 AM

Brandon Davidson (ribs) will be back in the lineup Thursday

He is going to pair with Brad Hunt, who will play in his second game of the season, because Eric Gryba is out due to injury. Davidson has been sidelined since Dec. 19 after his ribs were hurt.
Thu, Dec 31, 2015 02:33:00 PM

Brandon Davidson (ribs) might be available on Thursday.

Davidson took part in Wednesday's practice. He's missed four games due to the injury. "Things have progressed fairly quick for the most part and I’m excited to get back out there and help out," Davidson said. He has two goals and five points in 23 contests in 2015-16.
Thu, Dec 31, 2015 09:05:00 AM

The Edmonton Oilers have placed Brandon Davidson on IR with an injury to his ribs.

Ouch, that'll make life overly annoying with every breath for a while. The 24-year-old defender had been making strong headway as a regular on the blue line prior to the injury. Through 23 games Davidson has compiled five points, 12 PIMs, 32 blocks, and 35 hits. Not exactly fantasy worthy but a nice start to a career. Brad Hunt has been recalled in his place.
Sun, Dec 27, 2015 03:23:00 PM

Brandon Davidson (ribs) will miss Monday's game.

Davidson was hurt when he was cross-check from Blake Comeau during Saturday's contest. The plan is to re-evaluate him after the Christmas break.
Mon, Dec 21, 2015 06:05:00 PM

Brandon Davidson suffered a ribs injury during Saturday's game.

Davidson absorbed a cross-check from Blake Comeau in the third period of that contest. Edmonton didn't practice on Sunday, so we still don't know a lot about Davidson's condition, but the Oilers have recalled defenseman Mark Fayne.
Mon, Dec 21, 2015 11:08:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Connor McDavid
2Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
3Leon Draisaitl
4Anton Lander
5Mark Letestu
LW1Milan Lucic
2Benoit Pouliot
3Patrick Maroon
4Matt Hendricks
RW1Jordan Eberle
2Jesse Puljujarvi
3Nail Yakupov
4Zack Kassian
5Iiro Pakarinen
D1Adam Larsson
2Andrej Sekera
3Oscar Klefbom
4Darnell Nurse
5Brandon Davidson
6Mark Fayne
7Andrew Ference
8David Musil
G1Cam Talbot
2Jonas Gustavsson