Woods leaves UW for pros

Chalk this one up as a bit of a surprise.

Wisconsin forward Brendan Woods is signing with the Carolina Hurricanes and giving up his final two years of college eligibility. Read the full story here.

Woods had just five goals and 12 points as a sophomore. For his career, he had 10 goals and 22 points.

Woods, the son of Anaheim Ducks assistant coach Bob Woods, is the first Badger to sign early this offseason and the ninth from the Big 10.

NCHC EARLY SIGNINGS

Denver (2)
Scott Mayfield, so, D, New York Islanders
Juho Olkinuora, so, G, Winnipeg Jets

Minnesota Duluth (1)
Chris Casto, so, D, Boston Bruins

Nebraska Omaha (1)
Andrej Sustr, jr, D, Tampa Bay Lightning

North Dakota (1)
Derek Forbort, jr, D, Los Angeles Kings

Western Michigan (1)
Danny DeKeyser, jr, D, Detroit Red Wings

BIG TEN EARLY SIGNINGS

Michigan (2)
Jacob Trouba, fr, D, Winnipeg Jets
Jon Merrill, jr, D, New Jersey Devils

Minnesota (5)
Nate Schmidt, jr, D, Washington Capitals
Zach Budish, jr, F, Nashville Predators
Nick Bjugstad, jr, F, Florida Panthers
Mark Alt, jr, D, Philadelphia Flyers
Erik Haula, jr, F, Minnesota Wild

Ohio State (1)
Chris Crane, jr, F, San Jose Sharks

Wisconsin (1)
Brendan Woods, so, F, Carolina Hurricanes

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