Brandon Buck

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Brandon Buck
Buck-Ingolstadt.jpg
Born (1988-08-16) August 16, 1988 (age 27)
Delaware, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 191 lb (87 kg; 13 st 9 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shoots Left
DEL team
Former teams
ERC Ingolstadt
Norfolk Admirals
Houston Aeros
Sparta Warriors
KHL Medveščak Zagreb
EHC Basel
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2009–present

Brandon Buck (born August 16, 1988) is a Canadian professional ice hockey Forward player who is currently playing for ERC Ingolstadt of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL).

Playing career[edit]

Undrafted, Buck played major junior hockey with the Guelph Storm of the Ontario Hockey League.

On June 14, 2011 Buck left North America and pursued a European career, signing for Norwegian club, Sparta Warriors of the GET-ligaen.[1] He previously played in the American Hockey League with the Norfolk Admirals and the Houston Aeros.

As a free agent on, July 6, 2012, Buck signed for Croatian team, KHL Medveščak Zagreb, who competed in their last season in Austrian Hockey League that season. [2] At the conclusion of the season in Austria on April 19, 2013, Buck and his teammate, Kyle Greentree from KHL Medveščak, moved to the Swiss National League B with EHC Basel.[3]

On July 18, 2014, Buck continued his journeyman European career, moving the the German DEL, in signing a contract with ERC Ingolstadt. In the 2014–15 season, Buck scored an impressive 28 goals and 59 points in 51 games. He led the club again offensively in the playoffs, scoring 20 points in 18 games in a defeat in the Championship final. After initially signing a two-year extension earlier in the season, Buck's importance to the club was signalled after he was signed to a further contract to remain in Ingolstadt through to the 2020 on August 8, 2015.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2006–07 Guelph Storm OHL 67 3 9 12 52 3 0 0 0 2
2007–08 Guelph Storm OHL 59 29 31 60 40 10 5 3 8 11
2008–09 Guelph Storm OHL 66 24 40 64 30 4 3 2 5 0
2008–09 Norfolk Admirals AHL 6 1 1 2 4
2009–10 Florida Everblades ECHL 47 18 21 39 22 9 2 2 4 4
2009–10 Houston Aeros AHL 21 0 3 3 4
2010–11 Houston Aeros AHL 56 3 13 16 8
2011–12 Sparta Warriors GET 45 16 26 42 26 7 3 3 6 2
2012–13 KHL Medvescak Zagreb EBEL 54 24 29 53 36 4 1 4 5 0
2013–14 EHC Basel NLB 38 15 33 48 32 4 4 1 5 4
2014–15 ERC Ingolstadt DEL 51 28 31 59 6 18 10 10 20 8
AHL totals 83 4 17 21 16

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brandon Buck is ready to play for Sparta next season" (in Norwegian). sa.no. 2011-06-14. Retrieved 2011-06-14. 
  2. ^ "Zagreb announce additions" (in Croatian). KHL Medveščak Zagreb. 2012-07-06. Retrieved 2012-07-06. 
  3. ^ "EHC Basel sign two Canadians" (in German). hockeyfans.ch. 2013-04-19. Retrieved 2013-04-19. 
  4. ^ "ERC Ingolstadt binds with scorer Buck" (in German). ERC Ingolstadt. 2015-08-08. Retrieved 2015-08-08. 

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