Brad Werenka

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Brad Werenka
Born (1969-02-12) February 12, 1969 (age 48)
Two Hills, AB, CAN
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.[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]


  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). Retrieved 2013-06-19. 

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