Brandon Burlon 6
Brandon Burlon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Nobleton, Ontario

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 188

Position:
D

Birthdate:
03/05/1990

Experience:
NJ

S/G:
L


Through June 17, 2011

Junior (2010-11) ...Helped Michigan win Great Lakes Invitational, CCHA regular season championship, and reach the NCAA Frozen Four title game ... All-CCHA honorable mention ... Second among U-M defensemen in points (18) and blocked shots (51) ... Set career high for points (18) and assists (13), tied career high for goals (5) ... Tied career-best point streak at three games with 1-2-3 line from Jan. 7-14 ... Registered two assists in The Big Chill at the Big House vs. Michigan State (Dec. 11) ... Recipient of the Graham Foundation Scholarship for Ice Hockey.

Sophomore (2009-10) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... Helped Michigan win CCHA Tournament, reach quarterfinal round of the NCAA Tournament ... Tied career high with three power-play goals ... For U-M, second in blocked shots (46) ... Hit 20-assist career benchmark with a pair of assists at Michigan State (March 12-13) ... Registered a career-high three points (1-2-3) at Western Michigan (Jan. 8) for only multi-point game of season ... Recipient of the Dick & Lynn McCord Hockey Scholarship Fund.

Freshman (2008-09) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award ... Helped Michigan win Great Lakes Invitational, earn runner-up in both CCHA regular season and CCHA tournament, qualify for NCAA Tournament ... CCHA All-Rookie Team ... For U-M, tied for first among defensemen in power-play tallies (3) and third in points (15); first among defensemen with 38 blocked shots ... Registered season-best, three-game point streak (2-2-4) from Dec. 5-27 ... Notched season-best assist streak at two games from Dec. 5-6 ... Made career debut at Alaska (Nov. 7) ... Missed first eight games of season due to injury (Oct. 10-Nov. 1) ... Recipient of the Tom and Connie Kinnear Scholarship for Men's Ice Hockey.

Junior Team ... Played the 2006-07 and 2007-08 seasons with the St. Michael's Buzzers of the Ontario Provincial Junior `A' Hockey League ... As an alternate captain in 2007-08, earned a 7-17-24 line, along with 41 penalty minutes, in 32 regular-season games ... Helped the Buzzers post program records for most wins (43), points (88) and fewest losses (4) en route to the OPJHL regular-season crown ... In 12 playoff games, had 2-8-10 line with 10 PIM ... In 2006-07, posted 4-19-23 totals and had 46 PIM in 45 games ... Had two assists and six penalty minutes in 13 playoff games ... Teammate of U-M sophomore Louie Caporusso during 2006-07 season.

National/International ... Earned silver medal for Team Canada East at the 2007 World Junior A Challenge ... Recorded two assists in five games.

Personal ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in sociology ... Graduated from St. Michael's College School in 2007 ... Drafted in the second round (No. 52 overall) by the New Jersey Devils in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft ... Signed contract with Devils on June 2, 2011, foregoing senior year of eligibility.

Burlon's Career Highlights

Point Superlatives
Game: 3 (1g-2a, at Western Michigan, 1/8/2010)
Multi-Point Games: 9 (2010-11 - 3, 2009-10 - 1, 2008-09 - 5)
Streak:
3 (1g-2a, 1/7/2011-1/14/2011)
3 (2g-2a, 12/5/2008-12/27/2008)
First:
Assist at Alaska, 11/7/2008

Goal Superlatives
Game: 1 (13 times)
Multi-Goal Games: To Come
Streak: 2 (2g, 10/9/2010-10/16/2010)
Game Winners: 2 (at Bowling Green, 10/9/2010, vs. Miami, 1/10/2009)
First: vs. Michigan State, 12/5/2008

Assist Superlatives
Game:
2 (vs Michigan State, 12/11/2010 - Big Chill at the Big House)
2 (at Western Michigan, 1/8/2010)
2 (at Western Michigan, 11/15/2008)
Multi-Assist Games: 2 (2009-10 - 1, 2008-09 - 1)
Streak:
2 (2a, 1/7/2011-1/8/2011)
2 (3a, 12/11/2010-12/29/2010)
2 (2a, 10/16/2010-10/23/2010)
2 (2a, 3/12/2010-3/13/2010)
2 (3a, 12/30/2009-1/8/2010)
2 (2a, 12/5/2008-12/6/2008)
First: at Alaska, 11/7/2008

Year GP G A P PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
2008-09 33 5 10 15 14 +17 3 0 1
2009-10 45 3 11 14 24 +12 3 0 0
2010-11 38 5
13 18 28 +14 1 0 1
Career 116 13 34 47 66 +43 7 0 2


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