Carolina Hurricanes
Carolina Hurricanes
Brendan Woods
HEIGHT: 6' 4"
BIRTHDATE: 06/11/1992
AGE: 22
DRAFTED: CAR: 2012-129 overall
2012-13 SEASON
Established collegiate career highs in assists (7) and points (12) and matched his career high in goals (5) during his sophomore season at Wisconsin… Led the team in faceoff winning percentage (61.6)… Ranked fourth among Badgers in penalty minutes (47)… Earned three assists in four games to help Wisconsin capture the WCHA tournament championship… The Badgers were eliminated by UMass-Lowell in the regional semifinal of the NCAA tournament… Signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Hurricanes on 4/10 after the conclusion of his college season… Joined Charlotte (AHL) on an amateur tryout contract and made his professional debut at Peoria (4/16)… Did not dress for the Checkers during the Calder Cup playoffs.

Selected by the Hurricanes in the fifth round of the 2012 NHL Draft… Had 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 an assistant coach for the Anaheim Ducks… 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).