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Heart Transplant Patient Gives Pregame Speech To St. Louis Blues (Video)

Not too many teenagers get to give a pregame speech to an NHL team, but on Sunday night Brendan Woods, 17, got that honor. Brendan spoke to the St. Louis Blues prior to their preseason game against the Columbus Blue Jackets at the Nationwide Arena. Brendan had a heart transplant when he was only three years old. Fourteen years later, the Make-A-Wish Foundation made it possible for...
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Woods opts for Hurricanes over Badgers

Chalk this one up in the surprise category as sophomore center Brendan Woods is forgoing the rest of his collegiate eligiblity to sign his contract with the Carolina Hurricanes. Just how surprising? Well, let's just say head coach Mike Eaves is less than pleased with the decision.  Eaves told the Wisconsin State Journal's Andy Baggot the following:  "I...
Via Madtown Badgers
April 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Wisconsin hockey edges Nebraska-Omaha

At Omaha, Neb., sophomore Brendan Woods scored the game-winning goal at 18:18 of the third period Friday to lift Wisconsin's hockey squad to a 4-3 triumph over Nebraska-Omaha at CenturyLink Center. Wisconsin, now 15-11-7 overall, enjoyed leads of 1-0, 2-1 and 3-2 early on in Friday's action, thanks to goals from Mark Zengerle, Joseph LaBate and Michael Mersch. Nebraska-Omaha...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Wild One in Omaha: Wisconsin gets huge 4-3 win over Nebraska-Omaha

(photo courtesy Something had to give between the 2nd ranked offense and the 5th ranked defense in the country as No. 16 Wisconsin and No. 13 Nebraska-Omaha squared off on Friday night. It just had to, right? Instead, what gave in this one was UNO's defense and Wisconsin's power play defense as the Badgers won a wild one, 4-3, over the Mavericks...
Via Madtown Badgers
March 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Badgers hockey tops Bemidji State

The No. 19 Wisconsin men's hockey squad fended off Bemidji State by a 3-2 margin Saturday night. The Badgers (12-9-7 overall, 9-6-7 WCHA) stormed out to a 3-0 lead by midway through the second period, after a goal from rookie defenseman Kevin Schulze. Bemidji State (5-17-6 overall, 4-13-5 WCHA) tallied two goals shortly thereafter, but Wisconsin's defense stood strong enough...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Woods Watching: Wisconsin vs. Denver

Something you may have noticed is that I haven't posted any updates on Carolina's NCAA prospects in a couple weeks. The reason for this is because there are usually only two games per weekend in the college rankings and with only five players to track, there isn't much to say about them unless they had a big performance. This is especially true if you don't have a...
Via Shutdown Line
December 01, 2012  |  Discuss
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