Radio Color AnalystDan Wood completed his fifth season as radio color analyst for the Anaheim Ducks. Wood, who was named to his current position on Aug. 24, 2009, joins Steve Carroll in the Ducks radio broadcast booth for all pre-, regular and postseason games, led by flagship station AM 830 KLAA. In addition to his duties as radio color analyst, Wood also contributes to AnaheimDucks.com.
An 18-year veteran writer of NHL hockey, Wood covered the Ducks for the Orange County Register from 2000-09, including the club’s run to the 2007 Stanley Cup championship. Prior to joining the Register, Wood covered the San Jose Sharks for the Contra Costa Times from the team’s inception in 1991 until 2000.
A professional sportswriter since June 1980, Wood previously covered Stanford University football, men’s and women’s basketball, Bay Area college baseball and St. Mary’s College basketball, as well as high school and local sports.
Born in Ely, NV, Wood grew up in Livermore, CA, in the East Bay portion of the San Francisco Bay Area. He graduated from Livermore High School in 1976 and San Jose State University in 1980 (journalism major, sociology minor). He currently resides in Anaheim Hills with wife, Kim, and son, Kenny. His daughter, Jennifer, resides in the San Fernando Valley.