Miners Sign Import Defenseman Graham Wood

Red Lake, Ontario – The Red Lake Miners are pleaded to announce the signing of import defenseman Graham Wood for the upcoming season. Wood, born in 2004, brings a wealth of experience to the team, having spent the last four seasons with the Columbus Mavericks in the USPHL Premier league.

During his tenure with the Mavericks, Wood showcased his leadership qualities by serving as the team captain last season. In his 119 career games with the Mavericks, Wood has displayed his skills on both ends of the ice, tallying 3 goals, 8 assists, and 11 points in 22 games played last season.

Looking forward to his time with the Red Lake Miners, Wood expressed his goals, stating, “Short term, I would say my goal would be getting more involved and getting to know the community. Long term, my aim is to play professional hockey or college hockey one day. What excites me the most about moving to play for Red Lake is how close the community is. It seems like an amazing environment to be a part of.”

Known for his hard work and dedication to his teammates, Wood is expected to bring a strong work ethic to the Red Lake Miners. When asked about his decision to sign with the Miners, Wood emphasized the opportunity for further skill development and the chance to take his game to the next level.

Head Coach & General Manager Lee Stone expressed his excitement about Wood’s addition to the team, stating, “Woody will be a great addition to our backend and twenty-year-old group. A two-way defenseman, he excels at transitioning pucks up the ice and defending both off the rush and in coverage. He made the effort to travel up to the NWO Showcase to meet our staff, and it was clear immediately that his attitude and work ethic would make us a better organization on and off the ice.”

The Red Lake Miners are delighted to welcome Graham Wood to the team and believe that his skills and leadership will contribute to the success of the upcoming season. Fans can expect to see a hardworking and motivated player.