Briley Wood earns invite to Avalanche rookie camp

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Neepawa Titans forward, Briley Wood was named to the Colorado Avalanche roster ahead of the six-team Rookie Faceoff tournament in Las Vegas next week.

Wood began the 2022-23 in the Western Hockey League (WHL) with the Winnipeg ICE where he spent 9 games before being sent back to the MJHL. He would go on to suit up for 39 games in a Titans uniform where he was named an MJHL First Team All-Star after scoring 19 goals and 38 assists.

The native of Rivers, Manitoba, earned a re-call to the Winnipeg ICE for four regular season games before playing in 19 playoff games where he added 3 goals and 1 assist on their run to the WHL’s championship series.

Wood is set to join the Wenatchee Wild in the WHL for his final year of junior eligibility.