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Brendan Witt
Brendan Witt
Defenseman
(WIHT)
Number: 32
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 223
Shoots: Left
Born: Feb 20, 1975
Birthplace: Humboldt, SK, Canada
Acquired: Signed by the Islanders as a free agent on July 3, 2006
Drafted: WSH / 1993 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (11th overall)

LAST SEASON
Led the Islanders in blocked shots (146)...Played in 800th NHL game on Dec. 11 at Pittsburgh...Suspended five games for an elbowing incident on Feb. 26 at Toronto...Played in 200th game as an Islander on Apr. 2 vs. Montreal.


CAREER

2007-08: Finished second on the Islanders in blocked shots (134) and third in hits (135)...Missed 23 games due to injuries, including the last 11 with a sprained MCL.

2006-07: Tied career highs in assists (13) and points (14)...Led the Islanders with 131 penalty minutes...Finished fifth in the NHL with 207 blocked shots and tied for seventh with 231 hits...Finished third on the Islanders with a +14 rating...Played in 700th NHL game on Feb. 15 vs. Boston...Scored 100th NHL point on Mar. 10 vs. Washington.

2005-06: Split season between Nashville and Washington...Recorded career highs in assists (13), points (14) and penalty minutes (209)...Played in 600th NHL game on Dec. 27 vs. Boston.

2003-04: Ranked second on Washington in penalty minutes (123) and average time on ice (22:47)...Led Capitals defensemen in shots on goal (91) and tied for second among team defensemen in points (12)...Played in 500th NHL game on Oct. 18 at St. Louis.

2002-03: Ranked second on Washington with 106 penalty minutes.

2001-02: Led Washington in hits (168) and ranked fourth in penalty minutes (78)...Played in 400th NHL game on Jan. 30 vs. St. Louis.

2000-01: Led Washington in hits (207) and finished second on the team in blocked shots (103)...Played in 300th NHL game on Nov. 4 at Florida.

1999-00: Led the NHL with 322 hits...Ranked second on Washington in penalty minutes (114) and third in blocked shots (115).


1998-99:
Played in 200th NHL game on Mar. 17 vs. Dallas.

1997-98: Ranked second on Washington with 112 penalty minutes...Played in 100th NHL game on Oct. 18 vs. Montreal.

1996-97: Split season between Washington and Portland (AHL).

1995-96: Made NHL debut on Oct. 7 vs. St. Louis...Recorded first NHL points with the game-winning goal (Blaine Lacher), the only of his career, and an assist on Oct. 26 vs. Boston.

PLAYOFFS
2007: Played in all five games against Buffalo in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, earning one assist...Tied for ninth in the NHL with 14 blocked shots at the end of the Quarterfinals.

2006: Co-led Nashville with 12 penalty minutes in five games.

2003: Played in all six playoff games with Washington...Scored fourth career playoff goal in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals on Apr. 15 against Tampa Bay.

2001: Played in six playoff games, scoring two goals to tie for first on Washington.

2000: Played in three playoff games.

1998: Played in career-high 16 playoff games...Recorded first playoff goal on May 9 vs. Ottawa.

JUNIOR
1993-94: Recorded career highs in goals (8), assists (31) and points (39) in final season with Seattle (WHL)...Named to WHL First All-Star Team and Canadian Major First All-Star Team...Ranked second on Thunder Birds with 235 penalty minutes...Won Gold Medal with Canada in the World Junior Championships.

1992-93: Finished second on Seattle (WHL) with 239 penalty minutes...Named to WHL First All-Star Team.

1991-92: Played in the Memorial Cup with Seattle (WHL).

MILESTONES
1st NHL Game: 10/07/95 vs. St. Louis
1st NHL Goal: 10/26/95 vs. Boston (Blaine Lacher)
1st NHL Assist/Point: 10/26/95 vs. Boston

100th NHL Game: 10/18/97 vs. Montreal

200th NHL Game: 3/17/99 vs. Dallas

300th NHL Game: 11/4/00 at Florida

400th NHL Game: 1/30/02 vs. St. Louis

500th NHL Game: 10/18/03 at St. Louis

600th NHL Game: 12/27/05 vs. Boston

700th NHL Game: 2/15/07 vs. Boston

800th NHL Game: 12/11/08 at Pittsburgh

100th NHL Point: 3/10/07 vs. Washington

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS
Most Goals: 1, (23 times), Last: 1/22/08 at Carolina
Most Assists: 2, 10/18/97 at Montreal
Most Points: 2, (3 times) Last: 3/26/02 at Buffalo
Most PIM: 31, 11/17/05 at Buffalo

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - MTL 76 47 21 8 200 169 102
2 x - NYR 75 47 21 7 228 177 101
3 TBL 76 46 23 7 244 198 99
4 PIT 76 42 23 11 210 190 95
5 NYI 77 45 27 5 235 215 95
6 DET 75 40 23 12 220 206 92
7 WSH 76 41 25 10 223 188 92
8 BOS 76 38 25 13 201 196 89
9 OTT 75 37 26 12 218 203 86
10 FLA 76 35 26 15 190 207 85
11 PHI 76 30 29 17 198 219 77
12 CBJ 75 36 35 4 207 232 76
13 NJD 76 31 33 12 168 194 74
14 CAR 75 28 36 11 174 204 67
15 TOR 76 28 42 6 198 244 62
16 BUF 75 20 47 8 144 254 48

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 77 34 43 -2 77
R. Strome 76 16 32 20 48
K. Okposo 55 16 31 -11 47
F. Nielsen 76 14 28 8 42
B. Nelson 77 19 22 7 41
A. Lee 71 23 16 10 39
J. Bailey 65 15 23 3 38
J. Boychuk 67 8 25 9 33
N. Leddy 73 10 21 14 31
T. Hamonic 67 5 26 16 31
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 36 16 2 .913 2.42
C. Johnson 8 8 1 .889 3.08

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