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Brendan Woods

#21 Brendan Woods

Position Center
Height 6'3"
Weight 215
Shoots Left
Born June 11, 1992
Birthplace Humboldt, Saskatchewan
Drafted CAR 2012 (5th, 129th)

Career Statistics

        Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League   GP G A PTS PIM   GP G A PTS PIM
2009-10 Chicago USHL   34 6 4 10 32   - - - - -
2010-11 Muskegon USHL   57 14 12 26 86   6 1 1 2 14
2011-12 Wisconsin NCAA   34 5 5 10 67   - - - - -
2012-13 Wisconsin NCAA   41 5 7 12 47   - - - - -
  Charlotte AHL   2 0 0 0 2   - - - - -
2013-14 Charlotte AHL   42 5 3 8 40   - - - - -
   
AHL TOTALS   44 5 3 8 42   - - - - -
NHL TOTALS   - - - - -   - - - - -
PRO TOTALS   44 5 3 8 42   - - - - -

Biography

Brendan Woods
Father, Bob Woods, played professionally in the AHL, IHL and ECHL, and won a Calder Cup in 2009 as head coach of the Hershey Bears. He currently serves as head coach and general manager of the WHL's Saskatoon Blades ... Signed a three-year, entry-level contract with Carolina on 4/10/13.

Personal

Favorite team growing up was the New York Rangers and favorite player was Mike Modano… His favorite music is country and favorite band is Florida Georgia Line ... Favorite food is his mom's homemade rolled chicken… His favorite movie is Dumb and Dumber and his favorite TV show is Sons of Anarchy… Outside of hockey, Woods enjoys cheering for the Seattle Seahawks and enjoys going "on the boat with the fellas" ... Woods spent his summer training and visiting friends in Wisconsin before heading to California to see his family … His biggest talent outside of hockey is that he is a "solid swimmer."

2013-14

Finished his first professional season and first with the Checkers ... Ranked fifth on team among rookies in points (8) and second among rookies in goals (5) ... Ranked ninth on the team in penalty minutes ... Scored his first pro goal at GR (10/25) ... Received his first major penalty of his professional career when he dropped the gloves with Chris Porter at CHI (10/27) ... Marked his first pro assist on Rasmus Rissanen’s goal at TOR (11/19) ... Scored his fifth goal of the season and dropped the gloves with Ben Eager vs. OKC (2/9) ... Was healthy scratch in three games ... Missed 31 games due to injury, including the final 25 games.

2012-13

Joined the Checkers on an amateur tryout contract on 4/10 following the conclusion of his sophomore season at the University of Wisconsin … Made his professional debut with Charlotte at PEO (4/16) and also played in the team's next game at MIL (4/19) … Was a healthy extra for four regular-season games (4/11-4/13, 4/20) and did not dress during the playoffs.

College

Had 22 points (10g, 12a) in 75 career collegiate games with Wisconsin (WCHA) upon turning pro after his sophomore season ... Set new career highs in assists (7) and points (12) while tying his career high in five goals in his second collegiate season ... Led the team with a faceoff winning percentage of 61.6 ... His 47 penalty minutes ranked fourth on the team ... Had three assists in four games as Wisconsin captured the WCHA tournament championship ... Completed his freshman season with five goals and five assists (10 points) and led the team in penalties taken (21) and penalty minutes (67) … Ranked tied for first among Wisconsin freshmen with five goals… Made his NCAA debut vs. Northern Michigan (10/7)… Netted his first career college goal in a 5-3 win vs. No. 5 North Dakota (10/21)… Earned his first college assist in a 5-4 win vs. No. 5 North Dakota (10/22).

Junior

Appeared in 91 career United States Hockey League (USHL) games prior to his college career, totaling 36 points (20g, 16a)… Played his first USHL season for Chicago in 2009-10, totaling six goals and four assists (10 points) in 34 games… Earned 26 points (14g, 12a) in 57 games with Muskegon (USHL) in 2010-11.