Liam O'Brien
Liam O'Brien
25-Year-Old CenterC
Washington Capitals
2019 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Liam O'Brien in 2019. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Signed a one-year, two-way contract extension worth $700,000 with the Capitals in June of 2019.
Heading to minors
CWashington Capitals  Minors
September 30, 2019
O'Brien was waived by the Capitals for the purpose of reassignment Monday.
ANALYSIS
O'Brien scored a goal and dropped the gloves once through three preseason contests, but he didn't do enough to secure a roster spot. The 25-year-old will likely clear waivers and continue to be a physical threat for AHL Hershey, where he racked up 118 PIM in 74 games last year.
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Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Liam O'Brien
Wednesday Daily Puck: Zeros for Zetterberg
November 26, 2014
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Saturday Daily Puck: Schennsational
November 22, 2014
Brayden Schenn is finally living up to his potential, while a trade between Dallas and San Jose has some noteworthy fantasy implications.
Thursday Daily Puck: Don't Succumb To Vanek Panic
November 19, 2014
It's time to decide if you think a struggling player can turn it around, will prestigious players like Patrick Marleau, Mikko Koivu, Alex Goligoski, and Thomas Vanek turn around on early season struggles?
Tuesday Daily Puck: Is The Magician Losing His Prestige?
November 17, 2014
Injury woes -- most recently a groin ailment -- have been dogging Pavel Datsyuk for years, and lately they've been affecting his offensive production, too.
Saturday Daily Puck: Even Strength Extraordinaires
November 15, 2014
A look at the top even-strength and power-play point producers thus far, and what it means for your fantasy team.
2018 Fantasy Outlook
Signed as an undrafted free agent in 2014, O'Brien has been a dependable role player in the Capitals system for the last four seasons. The 24-year-old posted a career-high 17 goals in 2017-18 with AHL Hershey, and he's had consecutive 25-plus-point campaigns in the minors. Inked to a one-year, two-way extension in July, O'Brien should continue to deliver limited offense and a physical presence in the minors, but with only four NHL starts over the last two seasons, he has not established meaningful fantasy value to this point.
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Dealing with upper-body issue
CWashington Capitals  Minors
September 28, 2019
O'Brien didn't practice Saturday due to an upper-body injury, Tom Gulitti of NHL.com reports.
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Inks extension with Capitals
CWashington Capitals  Minors
June 10, 2019
O'Brien signed a one-year, two-way contract extension with the Capitals on Monday.
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Subjected to waivers Saturday
CWashington Capitals  Minors
September 29, 2018
O'Brien was placed on waivers for the purposes of loan to AHL Hershey on Saturday.
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Faces make-or-break camp
CWashington Capitals  Minors
September 4, 2018
O'Brien is running out of time to establish himself as a full-time NHL player, JJ Reagan of NBC Sports Washington reports.
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Settles on new contract
CWashington Capitals  Minors
July 13, 2018
O'Brien signed a one-year, two-way contract extension with the Capitals on Friday. The total value of the deal is $1.3 million.
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