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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   - - - - -
2014-15 Charlotte AHL   68 13 17 30 101   - - - - -
  Carolina NHL   2 0 0 0 0   - - - - -
   
AHL TOTALS   92 18 20 38 143   - - - - -
NHL TOTALS   - - - - -   - - - - -
PRO TOTALS   94 18 20 38 143   - - - - -

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

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 ... 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."

2014-15

Completed his second professional season and second with the Checkers while also appearing at the NHL level for the first time … Set career highs in games played (68), goals (13), assists (17), points (30) and penalty minutes (101) … Tied for fourth on the team in scoring … Ranked fourth in goals and tied for fifth in assists … Ranked third in penalty minutes … Fought Anthony Bitetto in the Checkers’ first game of the season at MIL (10/10) … Assisted on Ben Holmstrom’s overtime winner at CHI (10/12) … Assisted on the Checkers’ only goal of the game and recorded a career-high 12 penalty minutes (hooking, misconduct – unsportsmanlike conduct) vs. GR (10/18) … Scored his first goal of the season, the first shorthanded marker of his career, to open the scoring vs. TEX (11/10) … Netted his second shorthanded goal of the season and picked up a fighting major vs. NOR (12/2) … Marked his first career multi-goal game, including his second consecutive “Teddy Toss” goal and the game winner, to give him goals in consecutive games for the first time in his career in a 2-1 victory vs. IA (12/6) … Earned his first NHL recall on 12/22 and made his debut with Carolina the following night at NJ (12/23) … Reassigned to Charlotte after the game on 12/23, recalled again on 12/26 and fired two shots in his second NHL game at TB (12/27) … Reassigned to Charlotte for the remainder of the season on 12/28 … Had his first-ever multi-assist game with a pair of helpers in his return to the Checkers lineup in a 4-2 loss at OKC (12/31) … Scored the game-winning goal with 5:55 remaining in a 2-1 victory at GR (1/9) … Recorded a goal and an assist in a 3-2 shootout victory at RFD (1/13) … Suffered an upper-body injury vs. OKC (1/23) and missed the next six games … Had the lone assist on Justin Shugg’s overtime winner at HAM (2/28) … Marked his second two-goal game of the season, giving him three in his last two games, on a career-high eight shots on goal at SA (3/17) … Assisted on the game-winning goal in consecutive games at IA (3/22) and at NOR (3/25) … Had a pair of helpers in the final game of the season at GR (4/18).

2013-14

Finished his first professional season and first with the Checkers ... Ranked second among team rookies in goals (five) ... 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 the team’s annual “Teddy Toss” goal vs. RFD (12/7) … Scored a goal and picked up nine penalty minutes (interference minor, goaltender interference minor and a fighting major against Ben Eager) vs. OKC (2/9) … 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) before turning pro at the conclusion of his sophomore season ... Set new career highs in assists (seven) and points (12) while tying his career high of 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.