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Shane O'Brien

32-Year-Old Defenseman – Anaheim Ducks

2015-16 NHL Stats

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2015-16 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

There was no outlook written for Shane O'Brien in 2015-16. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.

SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 230   DOB: 8/9/1983   BORN: Port Hope, Ontario   DRAFTED: 8th Rd, #250 Overall in 2003   Show ContractHide Contract

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Shane O'Brien Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Ducks in July 2015. Deal is worth $600,000 at the NHL level.

July 16, 2015  –  Shane O'Brien News

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O'Brien signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Ducks on Thursday.

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Shane O'Brien NHL Stats
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Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2006-07 23 80 2 14 16 -3 176 72 2.8 2 0 1 0 1
2007-08 24 77 4 17 21 -2 154 69 5.8 1 0 0 0 0
2008-09 25 77 0 10 10 5 196 39 0.0 0 0 14:55 0 0 0 0:06 81 51
2009-10 26 65 2 6 8 15 79 37 5.4 0 0 17:01 0 0 0 0:07 112 52
2010-11 27 NHL NSH 80 2 7 9 1 83 50 4.0 0 0 17:07 0 0 0 0:06 164 80
2011-12 28 NHL COL 76 3 17 20 2 105 114 2.6 0 0 19:13 1 1 2 0:26 138 86
2012-13 29 NHL COL 28 0 4 4 0 60 28 0.0 0 0 15:30 0 0 0 0:17 42 36
2013-14 30 NHL CGY 45 0 3 3 -8 58 16 0.0 0 0 11:16 0 0 0 0:02 56 38
2014-15 31 NHL FLA 9 0 1 1 -4 5 4 0.0 0 0 13:29 0 0 0 0:07 36 12
2014-15 31 AHL SAN 51 11 19 30 6 127 0 4

Age is determined on October 1st of each season.

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Time On Ice in 2015-16

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Power Play Time On Ice in 2015-16

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Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2013-14 11:16 0:02
2014-15 13:29 0:07

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Shane O'Brien: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

O'Brien was reassigned to AHL San Antonio on Friday, Harvey Fialkov of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.

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O'Brien was recalled from AHL San Antonio on Thursday, Jameson C. Olive of FOX Sports Florida reports.

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O'Brien was sent down to the minors Sunday, Harvey Fialkov of the Sun Sentinel reports.

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O'Brien was recalled from AHL San Antonio on Saturday, George Richards of the Miami Herald reports.

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O'Brien was reassigned to AHL San Antonio on Thursday, George Richards of the Miami Herald reports.

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O'Brien was recalled from AHL San Antonio on Friday.

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O'Brien was reassigned to AHL San Antonio on Wednesday, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.

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O'Brien was recalled from AHL San Antonio on Thursday, Harvey Fialkov of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports.

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O'Brien signed a one-year, two way contract with the Panthers on Monday.

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The Panthers appear poised to offer O'Brien a contract, reports Steve Borten of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

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O'Brien was invited to camp by the Panthers on a professional tryout basis, Harvey Fialkov of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports.

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The Flames have placed O'Brien on unconditional waivers.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015-16

There was no outlook written for Shane O'Brien.

2013-14

O'Brien was part of the trade that sent Alex Tanguay and Cory Sarich to Colorado, although he was more of a throw-in as he was a healthy scratch on several occasions last season. He hopes to have a fresh start in Calgary, where he can recapture seasons like 2011-12 when he had 20 points and 105 PIM as an everyday player. The Flames could use his toughness on the back end, so he has a decent shot to grab one of the final defensive spots. He may provide fantasy value in the late rounds, but beware the plus-minus monster.

2012-13

With 20 points in 76 games last year, O'Brien posted his highest output in four seasons. Furthermore, he enjoyed a top-four role for the Avs most nights, skating with Erik Johnson on the team's first defensive pairing, averaging 19+ minutes per night, well above the 17 minutes he averaged in 2010-11. In the past, O'Brien has tended to let his fists -- not his stick -- do most of the talking, but he is showing signs of developing into more of a complete player. He's worth a look if you're in a very deep fantasy format and need blue line help.

2011-12

O'Brien, who have signed a one-year, $1.1 million contract with the Avs in July, had just two goals and seven assists in 80 games for the Predators last year. He will bring mainly size and toughness to the Avs' blue line this season, rather than scoring ability. He should not be on anyone's fantasy radar outside of ultra-deep leagues.

2010-11

O'Brien had a forgetful 2009-10 campaign. The gritty blueliner was constantly in Canucks coach Alain Vigneualt's doghouse for being late to practice or lack of conditioning. As a result, O'Brien finished with just two goals, six assists and (most importantly for any goon) 79 penalty minutes in 65 games. The Canucks re-upped with O'Brien for one more season this summer, but he'll likely return in a depth role after the team retooled their blue line. Now that O'Brien isn't a shoe-in to finish among the league leaders in penalty minutes, there's little reason to consider him a fantasy option.

2009-10

O'Brien provided grit for the Canucks last season, ranking second in the NHL with 196 penalty minutes. Outside of his stints in the sin bin, he failed to net any goals but did chip in 10 helpers. He's clinging to one of the final eight spots in the defensive rotation, but could be in danger of being a fringe player for the 2009-10 campaign. Even if he does manage to appear in 70+ games, O'Brien's fantasy value will be limited to his goon production.

2008-09

O'Brien is a stud... in leagues that overcount PIMs. He's your man if you need a guy who'll deliver 150-200 PIMs with about 20 points. Otherwise, you can ignore him.

2006-07

O'Brien is the sixth defenseman on the Ducks' roster to open the season. He's got some offensive ability (8-33-41) in the AHL last season, but his physical play tends to rack up the penalty minutes (287 PIM in 77 games).