Brendan Woods (LW)
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.
2014-15: Completed his second professional season and second with the Checkers while also appearing at the NHL level for the first time â€¦ Set career highs in games played (68), goals (13), assists (17), points (30) and penalty minutes (101) â€¦ Tied for fourth on the team in scoring â€¦ Ranked fourth in goals and tied for fifth in assists â€¦ Ranked third in penalty minutes â€¦ Fought Anthony Bitetto in the Checkersâ€™ first game of the season at MIL (10/10) â€¦ Assisted on Ben Holmstromâ€™s overtime winner at CHI (10/12) â€¦ Assisted on the Checkersâ€™ only goal of the game and recorded a career-high 12 penalty minutes (hooking, misconduct â€“ unsportsmanlike conduct) vs. GR (10/18) â€¦ Scored his first goal of the season, the first shorthanded marker of his career, to open the scoring vs. TEX (11/10) â€¦ Netted his second shorthanded goal of the season and picked up a fighting major vs. NOR (12/2) â€¦ Marked his first career multi-goal game, including his second consecutive â€œTeddy Tossâ€ 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) â€¦ Earned his first NHL recall on 12/22 and made his debut with Carolina the following night at NJ (12/23) â€¦ 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) â€¦ Reassigned to Charlotte for the remainder of the season on 12/28 â€¦ 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) â€¦ Scored the game-winning goal with 5:55 remaining in a 2-1 victory at GR (1/9) â€¦ Recorded a goal and an assist in a 3-2 shootout victory at RFD (1/13) â€¦ Suffered an upper-body injury vs. OKC (1/23) and missed the next six games â€¦ Had the lone assist on Justin Shuggâ€™s overtime winner at HAM (2/28) â€¦ 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) â€¦ Assisted on the game-winning goal in consecutive games at IA (3/22) and at NOR (3/25) â€¦ Had a pair of helpers in the final game of the season at GR (4/18).