Brandon Marino

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Brandon Marino
Born (1986-06-04) June 4, 1986 (age 30)
Riverside, CA, USA
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Forward
Shoots Right
ECHL team
Former teams
Brampton Beast
Norfolk Admirals
Alba Volán Székesfehérvár
Utica Comets
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2009–present

Brandon Marino (born June 4, 1986) is an American professional ice hockey forward. He is currently playing with the Brampton Beast in the ECHL.

Playing career[edit]

Undrafted, Marino played collegiate hockey with Bemidji State University in the College Hockey America conference. Marino is also a former Central Hockey League MVP, winning the award for his stellar 2011–12 season. He was selected to the All-ECHL First Team from leading the league in scoring with 30 goals and 88 points in 72 games in the 2013–14 season with the Fort Wayne Komets of the ECHL.

Marino opted to sign his first contract abroad, agreeing to a one-year deal with Hungarian club, Alba Volán Székesfehérvár of the EBEL on May 19, 2014.[1] In the 2014–15 season, Marino played amongst Székesfehérvár top offensive line, placing third in team scoring with 39 points in 50 games.

On August 20, 2015, Marino returned to North America as a free agent, signing a one-year ECHL contract with the Brampton Beast.[2] Selected as captain of the Beast for the 2015–16 season, Marino continued his dominance of the ECHL in contributing with 41 points in 40 games. Marino split the season in earning a loan to the AHL with the Utica Comets and appearing in 30 games for 4 goals.

On May 22, 2016, Marino opted to return to Europe in agreeing to a one-year contract with Slovakian second division club, HK FTC Nové Zámky of the Slovak 1.Liga.[3] After training with FTC, Marino mutually agreed for a release of his contract in order to continue his tenure as Captain with the Brampton Beast on June 29, 2016.[4]

Awards and honours[edit]

Honours Year
All-CHL Team (First Team All-Star) 2011–12 [5]
Central Hockey League MVP 2011–12
All-ECHL First Team 2013–14 [6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "White Castle recruits ECHL leading scorer" (in Hungarian). Alba Volán Székesfehérvár. 2014-05-19. Retrieved 2014-05-19. 
  2. ^ "Beast sign ECHL scoring champion Marino". Brampton Beast. 2015-08-20. Retrieved 2015-08-20. 
  3. ^ "Zamky signs offensive American Brandon Marino" (in Slovakian). HK FTC Nové Zámky. 2016-05-22. Retrieved 2016-05-22. 
  4. ^ "Captain Marino returns to the Beast". Brampton Beast. 2016-06-29. Retrieved 2016-06-29. 
  5. ^ "Frankie DeAngelis Named To All-CHL Team". wane.com. 2012-04-15. Retrieved 2012-04-15. 
  6. ^ "All-ECHL First Team announced". ECHL. 2014-04-18. Retrieved 2014-04-18. 

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