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Brendan Witt

Player Facts Update Profile
  • Position
    D
  • Height
    6'2" / 188 cm
  • Weight
    223 lbs / 101 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Status
    Retired

A very large and muscular stay-at-home defenseman, Witt was an excellent leader. Loved the physical side of the game and blocking shots.
Was in complete lack of an offensive game. Took too many penalties. Wasn't very mobile. At times put himself out of position looking for big hits. (EP 2009)

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1990-91 Saskatoon Blazers SMHL 31 5 13 18 42 |
Seattle Thunderbirds WHL 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
1991-92 Seattle Thunderbirds WHL 67 3 9 12 212 | Playoffs 15 1 1 2 84
1992-93 Seattle Thunderbirds WHL 70 2 26 28 239 | Playoffs 5 1 2 3 30
1993-94 Seattle Thunderbirds WHL 56 8 31 39 235 | Playoffs 9 3 8 11 23
Canada U20 “A” WJC-20 7 0 0 0 6 -1 |
1994-95 Did not play |
1995-96 Washington Capitals NHL 48 2 3 5 85 -4 |
1996-97 Washington Capitals NHL 44 3 2 5 88 -20 |
Portland Pirates AHL 30 2 4 6 56 1 | Playoffs 5 1 0 1 30 2
1997-98 Washington Capitals NHL 64 1 7 8 112 -11 | Playoffs 16 1 0 1 14 -1
1998-99 Washington Capitals NHL 54 2 5 7 87 -6 |
1999-00 Washington Capitals NHL 77 1 7 8 114 5 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0 -3
2000-01 Washington Capitals NHL 72 3 3 6 101 2 | Playoffs 6 2 0 2 12 -5
2001-02 Washington Capitals “C” NHL 68 3 7 10 78 -1 |
2002-03 Washington Capitals NHL 69 2 9 11 106 12 | Playoffs 6 1 0 1 0 -1
2003-04 Washington Capitals “A” NHL 72 2 10 12 123 -22 |
2004-05 Bracknell Bees BNL 3 1 4 5 0 |
2005-06 Washington Capitals NHL 58 1 10 11 141 -5 |
Nashville Predators NHL 17 0 3 3 68 5 | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 12 -3
2006-07 New York Islanders “A” NHL 81 1 13 14 131 14 | Playoffs 5 0 1 1 6 -3
2007-08 New York Islanders “A” NHL 59 2 5 7 51 -8 |
2008-09 New York Islanders “A” NHL 65 0 9 9 94 -34 |
2009-10 New York Islanders “A” NHL 42 2 3 5 45 -18 |
Bridgeport Sound Tigers “A” AHL 27 2 4 6 49 -7 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1991-92 Seattle Thunderbirds M-Cup 4 0 1 1 11 |
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 57 4 8 12 0.21 105 -6 | 5 1 0 1 0.20 30 2
BNL 3 1 4 5 1.67 0 0 |
M-Cup 4 0 1 1 0.25 11 0 |
NHL 890 25 96 121 0.14 1424 -91 | 41 4 1 5 0.12 44 -16
SMHL 31 5 13 18 0.58 42 |
WHL 193 13 66 79 0.41 686 0 | 30 5 11 16 0.53 137 0
WJC-20 7 0 0 0 0.00 6 -1 |
Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for Washington Capitals

Career transactions
- 2010-08-02 • Bought out by the New York Islanders
- 2008-07-08 • Signed to a one-year contract extension by the New York Islanders
- 2006-07-03 • Signed to a three-year contract by the New York Islanders
- 2006-03-09 • Traded to the Nashville Predators for Kris Beech & a 2006 1st round pick (Semyon Varlamov)
- 2005-08-15 • Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Washington Capitals
- 2005-01-25 • Released by the Bracknell Bees
- 2004-12-21 • Signed to a lockout contract by the Bracknell Bees
- 2004-08-17 • Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Washington Capitals
- 2001-09-14 • Re-signed to a three-year contract by the Washington Capitals

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