Carolina Hurricanes
Carolina Hurricanes
Brendan Woods
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BrendanWoods
POSITION: Left Wing
HEIGHT: 6' 4"
SHOOTS: Left
WEIGHT: 210
BIRTHDATE: 06/11/1992
AGE: 22
BIRTHPLACE: Humboldt, SK, CAN
DRAFTED: CAR: 2012-129 overall
2013-14 Season
Completed his first full professional season with Charlotte (AHL)… Ranked fifth among Checkers rookies in points (8) and second among rookies in goals (5)… Ranked ninth on the team in penalty minutes (40)… Scored his first professional goal at Grand Rapids (10/25)… Received the first major penalty of his professional career when he dropped the gloves with Chris Porter at Chicago (10/27)… Tallied his first professional assist on Rasmus Rissanen’s goal at Toronto (11/19)… Scored his fifth goal of the season and dropped the gloves with Ben Eager vs. Oklahoma City (2/9)… Missed 31 games due to injury, including the final 25 games.

Career
Selected by the Hurricanes in the fifth round of the 2012 NHL Draft… Signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Hurricanes on 4/10/13… Had eight points (5g, 3a) and 42 penalty minutes in 44 career American Hockey League (AHL) games with Charlotte entering 2014-15… Totaled 22 points (10g, 12a) in 75 career collegiate games with the University of Wisconsin (WCHA) before turning professional… Appeared in 91 career United States Hockey League (USHL) games prior to his college career, totaling 36 points (20g, 16a)… His father, Bob Woods, played professionally in the AHL, IHL and ECHL, and currently serves as head coach and general manager of the Western Hockey League’s Saskatoon Blades… Skated for Williston Prep (MA) in 2008-09, earning 19 points (8g, 11a) in 29 games… 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… Totaled five goals and five assists (10 points) during his freshman season at Wisconsin in 2011-12, leading the Badgers 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 (10/7/11)… Netted his first career college goal in a 5-3 win vs. No. 5 North Dakota (10/21/11)… Earned his first college assist in a 5-4 win vs. No. 5 North Dakota (10/22/11)… Established collegiate career highs in assists (7) and points (12) and matched his career high in goals (5) during his sophomore season at Wisconsin in 2012-13… Led the Badgers in faceoff winning percentage (61.6) and ranked fourth on the team in penalty minutes (47)… Joined Charlotte (AHL) on an amateur tryout contract and made his professional debut at Peoria (4/16/13)…