|Date of birth||May 3, 1992|
|place of birth||Edmonton , Alberta , Canada|
|NHL Entry Draft||
2010 , 7th round, 209th position
|2017-2018||San Antonio Rampage|
|2018-2019||Polar bears Berlin|
|since 2019||Mora IK|
Brendan Ranford (born May 3, 1992 in Edmonton , Alberta ) is a Canadian ice hockey player who is currently active at Mora IK in the second highest Swedish ice hockey league Allsvenkan . He is the nephew of former goalkeeper and current goalkeeping coach Bill Ranford .
Brendan Ranford began his career as a hockey player in 2006 with the CAC Canadians Bantam AAA in the Alberta Major Bantam Hockey League (AMBHL), a league for players under the age of 15 under the jurisdiction of Hockey Canada and Hockey Alberta . The following season he ran for the CAC Edmonton Canadians Midget AAA , who competed in the Alberta Midget Hockey League (AMHL). He was then selected in the 2007 Bantam Draft of the Western Hockey League as the 15th player by the Kamloops Blazers . For this team he appeared in six seasons (from 2007/08 to 2012/13) in the WHL a total of 348 times in regular time and scored 137 goals and 220 assists. Because of these successes, he was appointed to the West Second All-Star Team in the 2010/11 season . After his junior career, Ranford was selected in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft in the seventh round of the Philadelphia Flyers .
Ranford was able to sign a try-out contract with the Texas Stars on May 24, 2013 because he and the Philadelphia Flyers failed to agree on a contract. He was committed for a year for the Texas Stars, for which he in the 2013/14 season his debut in the American Hockey League announced. In his rookie year , the attacker scored a total of 33 scorer points in 65 games and provided an assist in eight playoff games on eight goals scored. That year he reached the Calder Cup with his team . On July 2, 2014, Ranford was signed to a three-year contract by the Dallas Stars as a free agent .
During the 2016/17 season Ranford and Brandon Troock were exchanged for Justin Peters and Justin Hache of the Arizona Coyotes . Immediately afterwards he switched to the Tucson Roadrunners , in which he played goalless for ten games, within a month of the NHL trade deadline for the San Antonio Rampage . On March 1, 2017, Ranford was transferred to the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for Joe Whitney .
On June 28, 2018, Brendan Ranford agreed to a one-year contract with the Eisbären Berlin from the DEL as a free agent . Although he formed a successful attack line at the end of the season and in the play-offs with Austin Ortega and Louis-Marc Aubry after a very weak season main round with 9th place for the Eisbären , his contract in Berlin was not extended.
Achievements and Awards
- 2011 WHL West Second All-Star Team
- 2014 Calder Cup win with the Texas Stars
- 2016 Participation in the AHL All-Star Classic
- 2009 silver medal at the World U-17 Hockey Challenge
Status: end of the 2017/18 season
|2016/17||San Antonio Rampage||AHL||21st||4th||13||17th||8th||-||-||-||-||-|
|2017/18||San Antonio Rampage||AHL||57||4th||15th||19th||26th||-||-||-||-||-|
Represented Canada to:
( Legend for player statistics: Sp or GP = games played; T or G = goals scored; V or A = assists scored ; Pkt or Pts = scorer points scored ; SM or PIM = penalty minutes received ; +/− = plus / minus balance; PP = overpaid goals scored ; SH = underpaid goals scored ; GW = winning goals scored; 1 play-downs / relegation )
- Prospect Brendan Ranford. In: www.hockeysfuture.com. Retrieved March 9, 2020 .
- Failed, now ready for the title. In: Berliner Morgenpost . August 16, 2018, accessed March 9, 2020 .
- The parade series shines again. In: Süddeutsche Zeitung . March 7, 2019, accessed March 9, 2020 .
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Canadian ice hockey player|
|DATE OF BIRTH||May 3, 1992|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Edmonton , Alberta|