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Draft Prospect Profile #4- Brandon Gormley

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Position: Defence
Age: 18
Date of Birth: February 18, 1992
Place of Birth: Murray River, PEI
Ht: 6-1 Wt: 175
Shoots: Left

Brandon Gormely is a blueliner for the Moncton Wildcats who is currently playing in the QMJHL final against the provincial rival Saint John Sea Dogs. Gormley is an all-around blueliner, who excels in both the defensive and offensive zones. He has the ability to supply offense, and doesn't shy away from contact.

2009/2010 Regular Season Stats:

GP G A PTS +/- PIM
58 9 34 43 +31 54

 

Scouting Report (Puck Prospectus):

Gormley comes with a great set of tools. He is such a good puck-mover and makes quality decisions, time after time, with the puck. He isn’t one-dimensional and will be a tremendous asset on the backend.

Why he'd be a good fit in Columbus:

Gormley is generally considered to be one of the top three blueliners available in the draft. As was the case with Fowler and Gudbranson, Gormley fits the bill as a potential top-pairing defender for Columbus. He is teammates with one of Columbus' top prospects in Moncton- fellow blueliner David Savard. 

Fowler in Action: