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March 2022 – After taking promising strides in his 2020-21 rookie season, many had expected – or, perhaps hoped – Woo would find a new gear as an AHL sophomore. Unfortunately, it has proven to be a somewhat stagnant year, riddled with inconsistency and injury. Over 21 games, he has not only contributed underwhelming statical numbers (2G + 5A) but has lacked his usual imposing presence, contributing little impact in most games. By now, it’s clear that his offensive numbers may never fully translate to the pro level, which may have been expected. However, there is still time to grow his game on the defensive side and make a push as a bottom-pairing NHL contributor. Dave Hall
July 2021 – Woo embarked on his professional transition during the 2020-21 campaign, receiving sturdy minutes as a member of the Utica Comet’s top four defensive pairings. With various names sitting amongst the Canucks’ Taxi Squad, the 20-year-old was placed right into the rat-raced, and performed rather well, considering his inexperience. With just five points on the year, his statistical numbers do not jump out at you, much like they did in his junior days. Yet, his overall progress made as a defender in the pro system is to be noted. Look for him to continue establishing his game in Abbotsford during 2021-22, with his second-to-third NHL pairing upside still intact. Dave Hall
December 2019 – Things have not gone as expected for the fourth-year WHL defender. Expected to take another step forward in his two-way game, the offense has most dried up in Calgary. The result was Woo failing to receive an invite to Canada’s World Junior camp despite havi