Brandon Marino (RW)
Fort Wayne Komets
PProfile: 2008-09—Completed four seasons of CHA play with Bemidji State University. 2009-10—Made his pro debut with Quad City IHL appearing in 73 games. 2010-11—Continued his pro career with Quad City while changing to the CHL. 2011-12—Had a career best year leading the CHL with 41 goals and 13 power play goals while becoming the league’s 3-Star Leader for the year. Led Quad City with 41 goals, 49 assists and 90 points. Named 2012 CHL All-Star Game MVP and capped the season with the CHL MVP Award for the year. 2012-13— Joined Fort Wayne for the move to the ECHL. Participated in Norfolk’s AHL training camp before released and returned to Fort Wayne 10/5/12. Loaned to Norfolk AHL 1/14/13 where he made his AHL debut in one game before returning to Fort Wayne 1/17/13. Posted a career high 54 assists while leading the Komets with 74 points in 71 games. Received Fort Wayne’s Mr. Hustle Award and named the Komets’ 2012-13 Most Valuable Player of the Year. 2013-14-- His fifth career year. Agreed to terms with the Komets for his second consecutive season 7/9/13. Skated his 300th career game (regular season) 1/10/14 at Toledo. Scored his 100th career goal (regular season) 1/12/14 vs Kalamazoo. Scored his 300th career point (assist) 2/8/14 at Cincinnati. Dished his 200th career assist 2/9/14 vs Kalamazoo. Passed his 100th ECHL and Fort Wayne career assist 2/21/14 at Florida. Set career high of 55 assists 4/4/14 at Toledo. Led the Komets with 30 goals, 58 assists and 88 points. Komet iron man (along with Joe Hartman) appearing in all 72 regular season games. Received the Komets' "Mr. Hustle" Award and named the Komets' Most Valuable Player of the Year, both for the second consecutive season. Named to the 2013-14 All-ECHL First Team. Winner of the 2013-14 ECHL Scoring Title with 88 points (scored 30 goals and led ECHL with 58 assists).