Brandon Biro

LW

#10

  • DOB: 3/11/1998
  • Ht: 5-11
  • Wt: 170
  • Shoots: L
  • Years on Team: 2
  • School: Penn State University
  • Hometown: Sherwood Park, AB
  • Drafted: Undrafted

ACQUIRED

Signed a two-year, entry-level NHL contract as an undrafted free agent with the Buffalo Sabres on March 18, 2020. Re-signed a two-year, NHL contract with Buffalo on July 7, 2022.

LAST SEASON

2021-22: Finished his second professional season notching 12 goals, 29 assists for 41 points with the Rochester Americans (AHL) ... Logged 13:30 of ice time in his NHL debut with the Buffalo Sabres at Montreal on 2/23 ... Tallied three points (1+2) in 10 playoff games during Rochester’s run to the North Division Finals ...  Scored his first postseason goal in Game 3 of the North Division Semifinals against Utica on 5/15 ... Recorded his first playoff point with an assist in his pro postseason debut in Game 1 of the first-round against Belleville on 5/04 ... Finished the AHL season with 36 points (12+24) in his last 37 games, including a goal in the regular-season finale against Utica on 4/29 and 10 multi-point games over that span ... Became the third different Amerks rookie to reach the 40-point mark with his 11th goal of the year against Cleveland on 4/23 ... Scored the lone goal against Belleville on 4/15 to become the 10th different Amerk to reach the 10-goal mark ... Opened the month of February with 10 points (2+8) and five straight multi-point efforts through his first six games ... Totaled eight points (2+6) over a season-long six-game point streak from 1/21 to 2/04 ... Posted a season-high three points (1+2) in the 7-6 win over Utica on 1/12 ... Notched two assists in his season debut at Belleville on 10/27 after missing the first three games of the season (10/17-10/23) due to injury ... Named the team’s Most Improved Player and Unsung Hero

CAREER

2020-21: In his first pro season with the Rochester Americans (AHL), collected five points on two goals and three assists in 15 games ... Suffered a season-ending lower-body injury against Cleveland on 4/10 ... Scored his first professional goal and recorded his first multi-point effort while factoring in on all three Rochester goals (2+1) in a 4-3 overtime loss against Syracuse on 3/29 ... Made his professional debut at Cleveland on 2/12, recording two shots

2019-20: Completed a four-year collegiate career at Penn State University (Big-10), amassing 116 points (41+75) in 138 games for the Nittany Lions ... Finished his career at Penn State ranking third all-time in assists (75), fourth in points (116) and tied for eighth in goals (41) ...  In his final season with the Nittany Lions, chipped in 10 goals and 15 assists for 25 points in 25 games while helping the club to a Big-10 regular season championship ... Of his seven multi-point performances on the season, four were highlighted by three-point efforts ... Began the season with 12 points (5+7) in the first seven games ... Posted three straight multi-point games from 10/11 to 10/17 as he netted three goals and five assists while helping the team to three consecutive victories over that span ... Tied for fifth on the team in scoring and served as team captain

2018-19: Established collegiate career-highs in his third season at Penn State with 16 goals, 24 assists and 40 points in 37 games ... Was just the seventh player in school history to reach the 40-point mark ... Finished tied for third on the team in assists while ranking fourth in both goals and points ... Registered 13 multi-point games, including three straight to open the season ...  Had a season-high three assists in a victory over Norte Dame on 12/08 ... Named an All-Big-10 Academic Team selection as well as an All-Big-10 honorable mention

2017-18: In 37 games with the Nittany Lions, added nine goals, 22 assists and 31 points ... Netted just the third penalty shot in program history at Wisconsin on 1/27 ... Notched a then personal-best three-point outing on a goal and two assists on 10/19 against AIC

2016-17: Scored six goals with 14 assists for 20 points while appearing in 39 games, a collegiate personal-best, in his first season at Penn State ... As a rookie, helped the Nittany Lions claim the Big-10 Conference championship and later the program’s first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance ... Scored Penn State’s first-ever NCAA Tournament goal and later added an assist in a 10-3 victory over Union on 3/25 ... Scored his first collegiate goal on 10/28 against Canisius ... Collected his first career point with an assist on opening night versus St. Lawrence on 10/06

2015-16: Led all Spruce Grove Saints (AJHL) with a career-high 32 goals and finished second on the club with 57 points in 40 games ... Added 10 goals and 10 assists for 20 points, all of which were team-highs, in 14 postseason appearances ... Helped lead the team to an AJHL North Division Championship for the eighth consecutive season ... Named Team Playoff MVP

2014-15: During his first season in the AJHL, netted 21 goals with 33 assists and 54 points in 57 games to rank second on the team in scoring ... Ranked second on the team with seven playoff goals and third with 14 points in 16 playoff contests ... Helped Spruce Grove claim its second straight AJHL Championship and seventh North Division title ... Named AJHL Rookie of the Year

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Player Stats

Regular Season
SeasonTeamGPGAPTS+/-PIMPPGSHGSOGGWGFOWPTS/G
2022-23 Regular SeasonROC3192029-3102043000.94
2021-22 Regular SeasonROC481229414207158000.85
2020-21 Regular SeasonROC15235-540020000.33
Total94235275-43491121000.80
Playoffs
SeasonTeamGPGAPTS+/-PIMPPGSHGSOGGWGFOWPTS/G
2022 Calder Cup PlayoffsROC10123200015000.30
Total10123200015000.30