February 12, 1969 |
Two Hills, AB, CAN
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)|
|Played for||Edmonton Oilers
|Competitor for Canada|
|Men's ice hockey|
John Bradley Werenka (born February 12, 1969 in Two Hills, Alberta) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman. He was drafted by the Edmonton Oilers in the second round of the 1987 NHL Entry Draft, 47th overall. Werenka played college hockey for the Northern Michigan University Wildcats, with whom he won the 1991 NCAA hockey title. In addition to minor pro experience, Werenka went on to play for the Oilers, Quebec Nordiques, Chicago Blackhawks, Pittsburgh Penguins, and Calgary Flames. His career was ended December 29, 2000 due to a concussion suffered in a game. He represented Canada at the 1994 Winter Olympics, winning a silver medal.
Awards and honors
|All-WCHA First Team||1990–91|
|AHCA West First-Team All-American||1990–91|
|WCHA All-Tournament Team||1991|||
|All-NCAA All-Tournament Team||1991|||
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- Podnieks, Andrew. Canada's Olympic Hockey History 1920–2010. Toronto: Fenn Publishing. p. 241. ISBN 1-55168-323-7.
- "WCHA Tourney History". WCHA. Retrieved 2014-06-26.
- "NCAA Frozen Four Records" (PDF). NCAA.org. Retrieved 2013-06-19.
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