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Brandon Wong
Born November 30 1986 (1986-11-30) (age 29),
Victoria, BC, CAN
5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Forward
Shoots Left
Division 1 team
F. teams
Mörrums GoIS IK
Grand Rapids Griffins
Hartford Wolf Pack
Greenville Road Warriors
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2009–present

</div></div> Brandon Wong (born November 30, 1986) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player. He is currently playing with Mörrums GoIS IK in the Swedish Division 1.

Playing careerEdit

Brandon Wong played began his junior hockey career in the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL), skating with the Surrey Eagles, Powell River Kings and Merritt Centennials from 2003 to 2006. While with the Centennials, Wong earned the BCHL's 2006 Brett Hull Trophy, awarded to the player who scores the most points during the regular season.[1] Wong was also named the BCHL Interior Conference Most Valuable Player for the 2005–06 season.[2]

Wong played collegiate hockey at Quinnipiac University for four years. His freshman year, he was named ECAC Co-Rookie of the Year[3][4][5] and was runner-up for National Rookie of the Year. Wong was also named to the ECAC Third Team, received the New England Hockey Writers' George Carens Award for the top freshman in the region, was an Inside College Hockey Freshman All-American and was selected to the USCHO All-Rookie Team for the 2006–07 season.[6] He was selected as a Hobey Baker Award candidate for the 2009–10 season.[7]

Following the conclusion of his senior season at Quinnipac University, Wong signed an amateur tryout agreement with the American Hockey League's Grand Rapids Griffins in March 2010.[8] He skated with the Griffins for three games prior to signing with the Hartford Wolf Pack (now the Connecticut Whale) of the AHL.[9] He was loaned to the Whale's ECHL affiliate Greenville Road Warriors on November 9, 2010.[10]

Wong skated in 64 games with the Road Warriors during their inaugural season, netting 46 points in 21 goals and 25 assists during regular season play. He also skated in 10 playoff games, scoring 2 goals and 2 assists for 4 combined points. Wong scored the club's first-ever hat trick in an 8–6 loss to the Gwinnett Gladiators on January 14, 2011. He re-signed with the Road Warriors for the 2011–12 season on August 15, 2011.[11] After re-signing with the Road Warriors for the 2012–13 season, Wong was named an Alternate Captain on October 19, 2012.[12]

On June 25, 2013, it was announced that Wong was relocating to Sweden to play the 2013-14 season with Mörrums GoIS IK.[13]

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2003–04Surrey EaglesBCHL608202866131016
2004–05Powell River KingsBCHL5932387049
2005–06Merritt CentennialsBCHL60506611669
2006–07Quinnipiac UniversityECAC4027174426
2007–08 Quinnipiac UniversityECAC3913243720
2008–09 Quinnipiac UniversityECAC289123114
2009–10 Quinnipiac UniversityECAC4019224132
2009–10Grand Rapids GriffinsAHL30110
2010–11Hartford Wolf PackAHL60000
2010–11Greenville Road WarriorsECHL6421254623102246
2011–12Greenville Road WarriorsECHL653130614130220
2012–13Greenville Road WarriorsECHL562430541950112
AHL totals 9 0 1 1 0

Awards and honoursEdit

League Award Season
BCHL Brett Hull Trophy 2005–06[1]
BCHL MVP (Interior Conference) 2005–06[2]
ECAC ECAC Co-Rookie of the Year 2006–07[6]
ECAC All-ECAC Hockey Rookie Team 2006–07
ECAC All-ECAC Hockey Third Team 2006–07[6]
ECAC New England Hockey Writers'
George Carens Award
ECAC Inside College Hockey
Freshman All-American
ECAC USCHO All-Rookie Team 2006–07[6]
NCAA Rookie of the Year (runner-up) 2006–07[6]
ECAC Hobey Baker Award candidate 2009–10[7]


  1. 1.0 1.1 List of Brett Hull Trophy winners. BCHL. Archived from the original on August 21, 2011.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "'Dogs maul Salsa", Victoria Times Colonist, March 19, 2010. Archived from the original on August 21, 2011. 
  3. "CU hockey: Scouting Quinnipiac", Ithaca Journal, February 22, 2008, p. B8. Retrieved on August 21, 2011. “Sophomore C Brandon Wong (9–21–30) was the ECACH co-Rookie of the Year last season after tying for the league lead in goals ...” 
  4. (January 14, 2009) Hard Core Hockey: Essential Skills, Strategies, and Systems from the Sport's Top Coaches. McGraw-Hill Professional, 18–. ISBN 978-0-07-148045-1. Retrieved on August 21, 2011. 
  5. "STATE: OF NOTE", Hartford Courant], March 14, 2007, p. C7. Retrieved on August 21, 2011. 
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 "School rowers revved up", Victoria Times Colonist, April 23, 2007. Archived from the original on August 21, 2011. 
  7. 7.0 7.1 Press release. "Brandon Wong and Eric Lampe announced as Hobey Baker Memorial Award candidates", Quinnipiac University, January 8, 2010. Archived from the original on August 21, 2011. 
  8. Staff reports. "Quinnipiac's Wong signs with AHL's Grand Rapids", New Haven Register, March 24, 2010. Archived from the original on August 21, 2011. 
  9. Farrell, Brian. "Wong hasn't forgotten QU roots", Quinnipiac Chronicle, October 8, 2010. Archived from the original on August 21, 2011. 
  10. Press release. "Wolf Pack loan Brandon Wong to ECHL Greenville", Hartford Wolf Pack, November 9, 2010. Archived from the original on August 21, 2011. 
  11. Press release. "Trio of forwards added to the mix", Greenville Road Warriors, August 15, 2011. Archived from the original on August 21, 2011. 
  12. Press release. "Greenville Road Warriors Announce Captains", Greenville Road Warriors, October 19, 2012. 

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Bryan Leitch
ECAC Hockey Rookie of the Year
Shared With
Sean Backman
Succeeded by
Riley Nash

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