Draft Prospect - 2008
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Brandon Burlon
North American Skater
St. Michael's, OPJRA
Final Rank:  41 Midterm Rank:  57
Position:  Defenseman Shoots:  Left
Height:  6' 0" Weight:  190
Born:  March 5, 1990 Hometown:  Nobleton, ON
Birthplace:  Toronto, ON, CAN
Drafted:  NJD (2nd Round / 52nd Overall) - Player Page
  • An alternate captain in his second season with St. Michael's Buzzers Jr. A team, he will attend the University of Michigan in the fall of 2008.
  • Helped the Buzzers to team records for most wins (43), points (88) and fewest losses (4), winning the OPJHL regular-season title in 2007-08. 
  • Was selected to the 2007 CJAHL Top Prospects game, but was unable to participate.
  • His most memorable hockey moment was participating in the 2007 Canada Winter Games as a member of Team Ontario and winning gold as one of only two players to make the team from the OPJRA.
  • His superstitions include always being the last player to put on his helmet and leave the dressing room before a game as well as being the last player to leave the ice.
  • His father, Bruno, played Junior hockey for the Royal York Royals.
  • Began playing hockey at the age of seven after gaining interest in the game from watching videos of Bobby Orr.
  • His most embarrassing hockey moment was "going on to the ice in the final game of the Under-17 evaluation camp with skate guards on".
  • If he could be in one movie he would choose Happy Gilmore and the most embarrassing song on his iPod is "Let the music play" by Barry White.

 

FAVORITES

 

NHL Team: Boston Bruins

NHL Player: Toronto's Tomas Kaberle

Shootout move: "Snapshot"

Goal celebration: "Small fist pump with a yell"        

Practice Drill: One-on-one battle drills

Movie: Tombstone

TV Show: King of Queens

Actor/Actress: Robert DeNiro and Julia Roberts

Group: Foo Fighters

Website: www.stmichaelsbuzzers.com

Book: The Outsiders        

Food to cook: Pasta and eggs

Sport (other than hockey): Golf

Activity away from the rink: Working out

Toy growing up: Squishy squeaky mouse

Place to shop: Bass Pro Shops

Place to visit: Grandparents house        


Statistics

Season Team League GP G A PTS PIM
2006-07 St. Michael's OPJRA 45 4 19 23 46
2007-08 St. Michael's OPJRA 32 7 17 24 41




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