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IN DEPTH: Bench Brothers

In our latest Sunday In Depth read more about Oilers Assistant Coach Jay Woodcroft, his hockey family and coaching influences

by Chris Wescott / EdmontonOilers.com Head Writer

"Our family is a hockey family, in the truest Canadian definition of the term."

The scouting report on the three Woodcroft brothers varies with their differing personalities.

Craig - the oldest - is intense, serious and detail oriented. Todd, the middle brother, is intelligent and quick witted. Jay is funny and also highly intelligent, as well as meticulous. They all share several traits - as is the case with most siblings - including the well-deserved label of being hard working. The latter is what the Woodcroft family is known for.

Perhaps more than anything, all three share their passion for hockey.

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