Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Jeff Woywitka
Jeff Woywitka was born September 1, 1983 in Vermilion, Alberta. The first round, 27th overall selection of the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft, Woywitka is a graduate of the WHL's Red Deer Rebels.

An offensive defenseman, Woywitka played four seasons in Red Deer helping the club capture the 2001 Memorial Cup title. Following an impressive junior career, Woywitka suited up for the the AHL's Philadelphia Phantoms in 2003-04 where he played in 29 games with the club before being acquired by the Edmonton Oilers in December, 2003.

The former WHLer continued to hone his skills it the Edmonton farm system before having his rights dealt to the St. Louis Blues in the summer of 2005, in a deal that saw former Hart Trophy winner Chris Pronger head to Edmonton.

During the 2005-06 season, Woywitka made his NHL debut with the Blues while seeing the majority of ice time with the club's AHL affiliate in Peoria.

In the summer of 2009, Jeff became an unrestricted free agent and signed on with the Dallas Stars.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1998-99 Wainwright Polar Kings AAHA 26 7 15 22 60
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
2000-01 Red Deer Rebels M-Cup 4 0 0 0 0
2001-02 Red Deer Rebels WHL 72 14 23 37 109 +28 23 2 10 12 22
2002-03 Red Deer Rebels WHL 57 16 36 52 65 +22 23 1 9 10 25
2002-03 Canada WJC-A 6 1 1 2 0 +2
2003-04 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 29 0 6 6 51 0
2003-04 Toronto Roadrunners AHL 53 4 18 22 41 -5 3 0 0 0 2
2004-05 Edmonton Roadrunners AHL 80 6 20 26 84 -7
2005-06 St. Louis Blues NHL 26 0 2 2 25 -12
2005-06 Peoria Rivermen AHL 53 1 14 15 58 +4 4 0 0 0 4
2006-07 St. Louis Blues NHL 34 1 6 7 12 +4
2006-07 Peoria Rivermen AHL 41 0 18 18 20 -7
2007-08 St. Louis Blues NHL 27 2 6 8 12 +2
2007-08 Peoria Rivermen AHL 52 10 20 30 35 +15
2008-09 St. Louis Blues NHL 65 3 15 18 57 +8 4 0 0 0 0
2008-09 Peoria Rivermen AHL 7 0 7 7 2 +3
2009-10 Dallas Stars NHL 36 0 3 3 11 -6
2010-11 Dallas Stars NHL 63 2 9 11 24 +5
2011-12 New York Rangers NHL 27 1 5 6 8 +2
2011-12 Connecticut Whale AHL 6 0 3 3 6 +2
2012-13 Peoria Rivermen AHL 34 1 10 11 22 0
NHL Totals 278 9 46 55 149 4 0 0 0 0


WHL East Second All-Star Team (2002)
WHL East First All-Star Team (2003)
Traded to Edmonton by Philadelphia with Philadelphia's 1st round choice (Rob Schremp) in 2004 Entry Draft and Philadelphia's 3rd round choice (Danny Syvret) in 2005 Entry Draft for Mike Comrie, December 16, 2003. Traded to St. Louis by Edmonton with Eric Brewer and Doug Lynch for Chris Pronger, August 2, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Dallas, July 7, 2009. Missed majority of 2009-10 as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by Montreal, August 15, 2011. Claimed on waivers by NY Rangers from Montreal, October 6, 2011. Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, July 2, 2012.