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Jeff Woywitka

Jeff Woywitka  #29

Defenseman
NUMBER: 29 BIRTHDATE: September 1, 1983
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Vermilion, AB, Canada
WEIGHT: 227 DRAFTED: PHI / 2001 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (27th overall)
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.
Quote of the Day

He stuck his neck out there for us. I don't know what's wrong with him, but you see he was in pain. But he went back in there. He's a tough guy. You've got to give him credit for helping the boys out.

— Panthers forward Brandon Pirri on goalie Roberto Luongo, who returned to game on Tuesday against Maple Leafs after leaving earlier in the contest with an injury