| Bob Woods|
Ice hockey coach
| January 24, 1968 (age 47)
Leroy, SK, CAN (1968-01-24) |
201st overall, 1988
New Jersey Devils
American Hockey League, Utica Devils
Bob Woods (ice hockey) Wikipedia
Bob Woods (born January 24, 1968) is a Canadian ice hockey coach and former player. He is the assistant coach of the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League. He is a former National Hockey League assistant coach with the Anaheim Ducks, Buffalo Sabres, and Washington Capitals.
Born in 1968 in Leroy, Saskatchewan, Woods played in the Western Hockey League with the Brandon Wheat Kings. He was selected by the New Jersey Devils in the 10th round (201st overall) of the 1988 NHL Entry Draft and began his professional career in 1989 with the Utica Devils of the American Hockey League. Woods played the majority of his professional career in the ECHL where he played 599 games, scored 159 goals and 364 assists for 523 points, and earned 538 minutes in penalties. In 2012, Woods was honoured when he was inducted into the ECHL Hall of Fame.
He has been head coach of the Mississippi Sea Wolves, Hershey Bears, and Saskatoon Blades.
His son Brendan Woods was selected by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 5th round (129th overall) of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.ECHL: Most career goals by a defenceman (159)