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Brycen Martin
North American Skater
Swift Current, WHL
Final Rank:  26 Midterm Rank:  20
Position:  Defenceman Shoots:  Left
Height:  6' 1" Weight:  178
Born:  9 May 1996 Hometown:  Calgary, Alta.
Birthplace:  Calgary, AB, CAN
Drafted:  BUF (3rd Round / 74th Overall)
• Martin finished second among defensemen on Swift Current with 37 points (6-31—37) in 72 games, playing alongside Julius Honka (No. 11-ranked North American skater) on the Broncos’ blueline.

• He led all defensemen with nine points (2-7—9) while skating for Team Pacific at the 2013 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge.

• A product of the Calgary minor hockey system, Martin skated for the Calgary Buffaloes of the Alberta AAA Midget Hockey League in 2011-12 and in 2010-11 was named Defenseman of the Year in the Alberta Major Bantam Hockey League after scoring 42 points (6-36—42) in 31 games for the Calgary Bisons.

• His childhood hockey idol was Hall of Fame defenseman Scott Niedermayer, and his favorite current NHL player is Alex Pietrangelo of the St. Louis Blues.

FAVORITES

NHL team: St. Louis Blues
NHL player: Alex Pietrangelo
Shootout move: “Forehand-backhand-forehand”
Goal celebration: “Sweep the ice”
Video game: Halo 4
Movie: Anchorman
TV show: Family Guy
Actor: Will Ferrell
Musician: Avicii
Website: WHL.ca
Sport (other than hockey): Lacrosse

 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2012-2013
PACIFIC (2013 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge)
NATOUR
5
2
7
9
2
2012-2013
SWIFT CURRENT
WHL
67
2
17
19
32
2013-2014
SWIFT CURRENT
WHL
72
6
31
37
42




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