Brad Werenka

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Brad Werenka
Born (1969-02-12) February 12, 1969 (age 49)
Two Hills, Alberta, Canada
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Edmonton Oilers
Quebec Nordiques
Pittsburgh Penguins
Calgary Flames
Chicago Blackhawks
National team  Canada
Playing career 1991–2000
Brad Werenka
Medal record
Representing  Canada
Men's ice hockey
Olympic games
Silver medal – second place 1994 Lillehammer Tournament

John Bradley Werenka (born February 12, 1969) 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.[1] His career was ended December 29, 2000 due to a concussion suffered in a game.[2] He represented Canada at the 1994 Winter Olympics, winning a silver medal and being named to the All-Star Team.[3]

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
All-WCHA First Team 1990–91
AHCA West First-Team All-American 1990–91
WCHA All-Tournament Team 1991 [4]
All-NCAA All-Tournament Team 1991 [5]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1983–84 Sherwood Park Crusaders AJHL 32 9 27 36 40
1984–85 Fort Saskatchewan Traders AJHL 32 35 28 63 51
1985–86 Fort Saskatchewan Traders AJHL 29 12 23 35 24
1986–87 Northern Michigan University WCHA 30 4 4 8 35
1987–88 Northern Michigan University WCHA 34 7 23 30 26
1988–89 Northern Michigan University WCHA 28 7 13 20 16
1989–90 Northern Michigan University WCHA 8 2 5 7 8
1990–91 Northern Michigan University WCHA 47 20 43 63 36
1991–92 Cape Breton Oilers AHL 66 6 21 27 95 5 0 3 3 6
1992–93 Canada Intl 18 3 7 10 10
1992–93 Edmonton Oilers NHL 27 5 4 9 24
1992–93 Cape Breton Oilers AHL 4 1 1 2 4 16 4 17 21 12
1993–94 Edmonton Oilers NHL 15 0 4 4 14
1993–94 Cape Breton Oilers AHL 25 6 17 23 19
1993–94 Québec Nordiques NHL 11 0 7 7 8
1993–94 Cornwall Aces AHL 12 2 10 12 22
1994–95 Milwaukee Admirals IHL 80 8 45 53 161 15 3 10 13 36
1995–96 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 9 0 0 0 8
1995–96 Indianapolis Ice IHL 73 15 42 57 85 5 1 3 4 8
1996–97 Indianapolis Ice IHL 82 20 56 76 83 4 1 4 5 6
1997–98 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 71 3 15 18 46 6 1 0 1 8
1998–99 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 81 6 18 24 93 13 1 1 2 6
1999–2000 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 61 3 8 11 69
1999–2000 Calgary Flames NHL 12 1 1 2 21
2000–01 Calgary Flames NHL 33 1 4 5 16
AHL totals 95 13 39 52 118 33 6 30 36 40
NHL totals 320 19 61 80 299 19 2 1 3 14
IHL totals 235 43 143 186 329 24 5 17 22 50

International[edit]

Year Team Event   GP G A Pts PIM
1994 Canada OG 8 2 2 4 8

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brad Werenka player profile". Hockey Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2010-02-20. 
  2. ^ Westhead, Rick (2007-09-20). "New commissioner envisions leaner, cleaner CFL". Toronto Star. Retrieved 2010-02-20. 
  3. ^ Podnieks, Andrew. Canada's Olympic Hockey History 1920–2010. Toronto: Fenn Publishing. p. 241. ISBN 1-55168-323-7. 
  4. ^ "WCHA Tourney History". WCHA. Retrieved 2014-06-26. 
  5. ^ "NCAA Frozen Four Records" (PDF). NCAA.org. Retrieved 2013-06-19. 

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