Brendan Woods (C)
Father, Bob Woods, played professionally in the AHL, IHL, and ECHL, and currently serves as an assistant coach for the Anaheim Ducks ... Signed a three-year, entry-level contract with Carolina on 4/10/13.
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).
College: Had 22 points (10g, 12a) in 75 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 with five goals in his second collegiate season ... 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 penalty minutes with 67 ... Made his NCAA debut vs. Northern Michigan (10/7) ... Scored his first career college goal in 5-3 win vs. No. 5 North Dakota (10/21).
Juniors: 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.