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Jeff Woywitka
Position Defence
Shoots Left
Height
Weight
6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
215 lb (98 kg)
NHL Team
F. Teams
New York Rangers
Dallas Stars
St. Louis Blues
Born September 1 1983 (1983-09-01) (age 33),
Vermilion, AB, CAN
NHL Draft 27th overall, 2001
Philadelphia Flyers
Pro Career 2003 – present

Jeff Woywitka (born September 1, 1983) is a professional ice hockey defenceman who is currently playing for the New York Rangers of the NHL.[1]

Playing careerEdit

Woywitka was drafted from the Red Deer Rebels in the 1st round, 27th overall by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft. After reporting to Philadelphia's AHL affiliate for his first professional season in 03-04, he was traded to the Edmonton Oilers midway through the season along with a 1st round pick (Rob Schremp) in 2004 and a 3rd round pick (Danny Syvret) in 2005 in exchange for Mike Comrie.

In 2005, he was traded by the Edmonton Oilers along with Eric Brewer and Doug Lynch to the St. Louis Blues for 2000 league MVP, Chris Pronger.[2] On July 7, 2009 Woywitka signed a 2 year contract with the Dallas Stars, which ended when Woywitka entered the free agency on July 1, 2011. On August 15, 2011 Woywitka signed a 1 year contract with the Montreal Canadiens. On October 6, 2011 Woywitka was claimed off waivers by the New York Rangers.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1999–00 Red Deer Rebels WHL 67 4 12 16 40 4 0 3 3 2
2000–01 Red Deer Rebels WHL 72 7 28 35 113 22 2 8 10 25
2001–02 Red Deer Rebels WHL 72 14 23 37 109 23 2 10 12 22
2002–03 Red Deer Rebels WHL 57 16 36 52 65 23 1 9 10 25
2003–04 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 29 0 6 6 51
2003–04 Toronto Roadrunners AHL 53 4 18 22 41 3 0 0 0 2
2004–05 Edmonton Roadrunners AHL 80 6 20 26 84
2005–06 St. Louis Blues NHL 26 0 2 2 25
2005–06 Peoria Rivermen AHL 53 1 14 15 58 4 0 0 0 4
2006–07 Peoria Rivermen AHL 41 0 18 18 20
2006–07 St. Louis Blues NHL 34 1 6 7 12
2007–08 Peoria Rivermen AHL 52 10 20 30 35
2007–08 St. Louis Blues NHL 27 2 6 8 12
2008–09 St. Louis Blues NHL 65 3 15 18 57 4 0 0 0 0
2008–09 Peoria Rivermen AHL 7 0 7 7 2
2009–10 Dallas Stars NHL 36 0 3 3 11
2010–11 Dallas Stars NHL 63 2 9 11 24
NHL totals 251 8 41 49 141 4 0 0 0 0

Awards and honoursEdit

Award Year
WHL
East Second All-Star Team 2002
East First All-Star Team 2003
Bill Hunter Memorial Trophy 2003
CHL Third All-Star team 2003

ReferencesEdit

  1. http://espn.go.com/nhl/freeagents
  2. Oilers swing trade for Pronger. CBC (2005-08-03). Retrieved on 2008-10-23.

External linksEdit

Preceded by
Justin Williams
Philadelphia Flyers' first round draft pick
2001
Succeeded by
Joni Pitkanen


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