This former Providence star didn’t like his office job. So he started a hockey program

In one way, Stephen Wood beat the odds.

Wood advanced from playing for Charlie Corey at Lawrence Academy to a four-year career at Providence College. According to the NCAA’s most recent data, 4.6 percent of high school players advance to Division 1 hockey (a statistic skewed, however, because most collegians come from junior programs).

During the 2004-05 lockout, Wood, a right-shot defenseman, played for the AHL’s Philadelphia Phantoms. He was teammates with future NHL regulars such as…

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