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Brandon Defazio
Brandon Defazio
Left Wing
Number: 42
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 204
Shoots: Left
Born: Sep 13, 1988  (Age 26)
Birthplace: Oakville, ON, Canada
Acquired: Signed by the Islanders as a free agent on July 2, 2012.
ISLANDERS TRANSACTIONS: Signed by the Islanders as a free agent on July 2, 2012.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by the Wheeling Nailers as a free agent on March 12, 2011. Signed by the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on July 27, 2011.

LAST SEASON:  Played in 66 games with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins during his rookie season in the American Hockey League...Scored 16 points (11g/5a) and finished second on the team with 104 penalty minutes...Also appeared in 12 Calder Cup Playoff games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

Completed his senior season at Clarkson University in the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference, leading the Golden Knights with 26 points and 14 goals in 36 games...Served as an assistant captain at Clarkson for the second-straight season...Honored with Clarkson’s Mike Morrison Coaches’ Award for teamwork, hustle and dedicaiton...After the ECAC season, made his professional debut with the Wheeling Nailers of the ECHL, scoring nine points (4g/5a) in 10 games...Also made his American Hockey League debut with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, appearing in two games.

2009-10: Scored a career-high 26 points (12g/14a) in 35 games as a junior at Clarkson to finish second on the team in goals and points...Co-led the team with six power-play goals...Served as an assistant captain.

2008-09: More than doubled his point total from his rookie campaign, recording 18 points (7g/11a) in 33 games as a sophomore at Clarkson...Recorded a career-high three assists on Oct. 17 at Rochester Institute of Technology.

2007-08: Played in 37 games as a freshman at Clarkson, scoring seven points (3g/4a)...All of his points came in the 2008 calendar year.

Scored over a point-per-game with the Oakville Blades during his second season in the Ontario Provincial Junior Hockey League...Led the team with 135 penalty minutes.




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