Woit with St. Michaels, c. 1947
|Born||January 7, 1928|
Fort William, Ontario, Canada
|Died|| December 7, 2016 88) (aged|
Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)|
|Played for|| Detroit Red Wings |
Chicago Black Hawks
Benedict Francis Woit (January 7, 1928 – December 7, 2016) was a National Hockey League defenceman of the 1950s.
Woit made his presence known as a junior while playing for the Port Arthur Flyers and Bruins of the TBJHL and the St. Mike's Majors of the OHA. He began playing for the Indianapolis Capitals of the AHL for the 1948–49 season. The Detroit Red Wings promoted him in 1951, and his defensive play would help them secure the Stanley Cup in 1952, 54, and 55. Woit was traded to Chicago Black Hawks following the 1954–55 season but never produced as he did with the Red Wings. He went on to play in the AHL and later the EHL, for the Clinton Comets as both a player and a successful head coach. In 334 NHL games Benny Woit recorded 7 goals and 26 assists for 33 points.
|1946–47||St. Michael's College Majors||OHA||27||5||17||22||36|
|1950–51||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||2||0||0||0||2||4||0||0||0||2|
|1951–52||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||58||3||8||11||20||8||1||1||2||2|
|1952–53||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||70||1||5||6||40||6||1||3||4||0|
|1953–54||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||70||0||2||2||38||12||0||1||1||8|
|1954–55||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||61||2||3||5||22||11||0||1||1||6|
|1955–56||Chicago Black Hawks||NHL||63||1||8||9||46||—||—||—||—||—|
|1956–57||Chicago Black Hawks||NHL||9||0||0||0||2||—||—||—||—||—|
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