5 July 1975 |
Bruck an der Mur, Austria
|Height||6 ft 5 in (196 cm)|
|Weight||214 lb (97 kg; 15 st 4 lb)|
|Played for||EC KAC
|NHL Draft||237th overall, 2002
He was drafted by the Minnesota Wild in the eighth round of the 2002 NHL Entry Draft, the 237th overall pick and became first Austrian hockey player to score a goal in the NHL, when he was playing in the 2003–04 season with the Minnesota Wild. After the NHL Lockout he signed with Södertälje SK of the Swedish Elitserien. He later returned to his longtime original Austrian team, EC KAC, where he was a cult player. Brandner retired on 2 April 2012, and remained with Klagenfurt where he is currently a Developmental Coach.
- "Brandner retires after finals defeat" (in German). eishockey.at. 2012-04-02. Retrieved 2012-04-02.
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