|Previous Team:||NH Monarchs|
IN 2011–12: Played in 28 games his sophomore season... Notched three goals and added six assists for nine points... Has scored arguably two of Maine’s biggest goals of the season... Scored the lone goal against New Hampshire in the season-finale which clinched home ice in the Hockey East quarterfinals for the Black Bears... Tallied the game-winning goal in Maine’s 2-1 win over Merrimack in game three of Maine’s Hockey East quarterfinal series... Two of his three goals were game-winners.. Had points in four straight games (Nov. 26 - Dec. 29)... Named a Maine Scholar-Athlete Award winner... Named to the Hockey East All-Academic Team.
IN 2010–11: Saw action in 13 games his rookie season... Finished with three assists... Scored his first collegiate point when he picked up an assist on Spencer Abbott’s goal at Providence (12/3)... The assist came when O’Connor was playing a shift against his brother, Ian, who was a senior captain for the Friars... Also had assists in games against New Hampshire (12/10) and UMass (12/12)... Named a Maine Scholar-Athlete *Rising Star*... Also named to the Hockey East All-Academic Team.
BEFORE MAINE: Assistant captain for Sean Tremblay and the New Hampshire Monarchs during the 2009-10 season... Scored six goals and added 28 assists for 34 points... Team finished as 2009-10 EJHL Champions... Named the EJHL Defensive Player of the Year... In 2008-09 had 10 goals and 16 assists for 26 points... Team finished as Tied III Junior National Champions.
PERSONAL: Born May 4, 1990... A business major... Son of Carolyn and Bob O’Connor... Father, Bob, played hockey for Boston College from 1979-1982... Played for the Winnipeg Jets of the NHL from 1982-1984... Has two brothers who played college hockey... Ian, a former captain for the Providence College Friars, and Kyle, who plays for Johnson and Wales.