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Sean O'Donnell
Sean O'Donnell
Number: 21
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 238
Shoots: Left
Born: Oct 13, 1971
Birthplace: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Acquired: From Phoenix in exchange for Joel Perrault on March 9, 2006
Drafted: BUF / 1991 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 6th (123rd overall)


2007-08: Appeared in all 82 games for the second time in his career (also 2003-04 w/BOS)…finished the season with a +9 rating…is one of only six defensemen in the NHL to have a plus rating in each of the last seven seasons (+69 total), joining teammate Mathieu Schneider (+94), Detroit’s Nicklas Lidstrom (+182) and Brian Rafalski (+106), and Ottawa’s Wade Redden (+135) and Chris Phillips (+105)…was a plus-or-even in 22 of the last 23 games (+7)...recorded a plus-or-even rating in 20 straight games (+7) from Feb. 10-Mar. 28…had over 20:00 TOI in 12 games during the regular season, including a season-high 23:25 in a 4-1 Anaheim victory, Dec. 5 vs. BUF…recorded an assist, the 150th of his career, Mar. 12 vs. VAN…played in his 900th career NHL game, Jan. 18 @ MIN...teammate Rob Niedermayer appeared in his 900th NHL game the same night, marking the first time in almost 16 years that teammates appeared in their 900th game together...the last time it happened was Jan. 23, 1992 when NYR’s Mark Messier and John Ogrodnick both played their 900th career NHL game at EDM…both goals in 2007-08 were with the net empty…recorded the first shorthanded goal of his career, Oct. 15 vs. DET.

: Appeared in his 12th NHL season, his second with Anaheim…during the regular season, had his highest point total since 2001-02 with Boston (3-22=25)…had two multiple-point games…missed one game (Feb. 7 vs. SJ) with the flu…logged a season-high 24:45 TOI on Jan. 9 @ NSH… collected 0-2=2 assists with a +3 rating on Jan. 7 vs. DET…missed two games with a lacerated foot, Dec. 23-26…scored a goal and collected an assist on Nov. 3 vs. PHX…scored his first goal of the season (GWG) on Oct. 20 vs. MIN…PLAYOFFS: appeared in all 21 Ducks postseason contests, recording two assists, while averaging 20:20 TOI…was fourth on the team with a +8 rating…went scoreless with a +2 rating in series-clinching Game Five of the SCF on June 6 vs. OTT…earned an assist in Game Four of the SCF on June 4 @ OTT…collected an assist with a +1 rating on May 22 vs. DET in Game Six of the WCF.

 Career: Signed a two-year contract extension on June 23, 2007…over the last eight seasons, has played in 679 of a possible 738 games…has played in at least 79 games in seven of the last nine seasons…has collected a plus rating in each of the last five seasons, totaling a combined +60 during that span…2005-2006: Appeared in his 11th NHL season, his first with Anaheim…scored a goal on May 23 @ EDM in Game Three of the WCF…scored his first career playoff GWG at 1:36 into overtime on Apr. 27 vs. CGY in Game Four of the CQF…the Ducks were 14-7-0 after he was acquired on March 9…scored a goal (his first as a Duck) on Mar. 28 @ COL…played in his 700th career NHL game on Oct. 23 @ ANA…2004-2005: Did not play…2003-2004: Played in seven playoff games with the Bruins vs. MTL, averaging 19:52 TOI…played in all 82 regular season games for the first time in his career…served as an alternate captain…ranked second on team in PIM and finished tied for 11th in PIM among NHL defensemen…averaged 20:35 TOI, ranking fifth on Bruins and third among club defensemen…four of his assists came on SHGs…2002-03: Missed entire playoffs due to foot injury…his 15 assists were the second highest total of his career…averaged 22:05 TOI, ranking fourth on team and second among club defensemen…had a three-game assist streak (0-3=3) from Dec. 23-28…scored his only goal of the season, an OT goal on Mar. 8 vs. WSH…recorded 100th NHL assist on Dec. 23 vs. SJ…played in 600th NHL game on Mar. 11 @ OTT…missed 11 games with a knee injury…missed final game of the season with foot injury…2001-02: Signed with Boston as a free agent on July 2, 2001…appeared in six playoff games, leading the team in avg. TOI (24:57)…set career highs in assists, points, plus/minus (+27) and average ice time (24:50)…ranked T-3rd in the NHL in plus/minus…led Bruins and ranked 22nd in NHL in avg. TOI…played in his 500th NHL game, Dec. 31 @ DAL…recorded his 100th NHL point (an assist) on Jan. 5 vs. WSH…missed two games due to injury…2000-01:  Played a career-high 23 games as New Jersey came within one game of winning the Stanley Cup…the Devils lost to Colorado in seven games…ranked third in the NHL in playoff PIM…set career playoff highs in assists, points and PIM…averaged 16:21 minutes of ice time in playoffs…split the regular season between Minnesota and New Jersey, totalling 4-13=17 points and 161 PIM in 80 games…served as first captain in Wild history…with the Wild, averaged 23:00 minutes TOI (second on team)…had a four-game point streak (1-3=4) from Dec. 17-27…played in his 400th NHL game, Nov. 15 vs. NYR…traded to New Jersey by Minnesota for Willie Mitchell on Mar. 4, 2001…at time of trade, led Minnesota in PIM and takeaways (41)…his 161 PIM led all Devils players…selected by Minnesota from Los Angeles in Expansion Draft on June 23, 2000…1999-00: With LA, played in all four playoff games versus Detroit…scored one goal and averaged 16:26 TOI…one of only four Kings players to score a playoff goal in series…1998-99: Represented Team Canada at the World Championships…led team in PIM…ranked second on club in games played…established a new career high in PIM…averaged 19:10 of ice time per game…played in his 300th NHL game @ NSH, Apr. 12…missed two games due to NHL suspension…1997-98:  Played in all four playoff contests in LA’s series vs. STL…scored one goal and led team with 36 PIM…despite playing in only four games, finished T-3rd in the NHL in playoff PIM…played in his 200th NHL game on Mar. 5 vs. CAR…1996-97: Collected a career-high five goals…ranked second on team in PIM with 144…played in 100th NHL game, Dec. 3 @ PHX…missed 12 games with wrist and back injuries...1995-96: Played his first full NHL season, collecting 2-5=7 points and 127 PIM in 71 games…led Kings defensemen in games played and ranked second on team in PIM…missed eight games with a wrist injury…1994-95: Traded to Los Angeles by Buffalo for Doug Houda on July 26, 1994…began season with Phoenix Roadrunners, the Kings’ IHL affiliate, collecting 2-18=20 points with 132 PIM in 61 games…recalled to LA once the NHL season resumed, playing his first game on Jan. 24 vs. DAL…1993-94:  Ranked second on Rochester (AHL) in PIM…1992-93:  Ranked fourth on Rochester in PIM…played in the Calder Cup Finals with Rochester, collecting 1-6=7 points and 38 PIM in 17 playoff games…1991-92: Played in his first pro season with Rochester.

PERSONAL: Single…spends his off-seasons in Hermosa Beach…received his time with the Stanley Cup in late August where he brought it to his hometown of Kanata, Ontario…held a public celebration, where fans were able to take pictures with him and the Cup, while also raising money for charity…also took it to the Ottawa Children’s Hospital…other stops included a visit with the Prime Minister of Canada, his grandmother at St. Patrick’s Home and just enjoying it at home with his closest family and friends…worked as a landscaper for his first job, laying sod, which lasted roughly four days…his favorite restaurants include Koi and Houston’s …while injured with Boston, did some pre- and post-game TV host work on NESN…has been involved in numerous charities throughout his career and enjoys working with the Boys and Girls Club.




1 NSH 63 41 15 7 191 151 89
2 ANA 63 39 17 7 186 176 85
3 STL 62 40 18 4 192 153 84
4 CHI 63 37 21 5 183 150 79
5 WPG 63 31 20 12 174 170 74
6 VAN 61 35 23 3 174 162 73
7 MIN 62 33 22 7 176 161 73
8 LAK 61 29 20 12 164 157 70
9 CGY 62 33 25 4 175 160 70
10 SJS 63 30 25 8 175 181 68
11 COL 63 27 25 11 167 182 65
12 DAL 62 27 25 10 195 207 64
13 ARI 63 20 36 7 138 214 47
14 EDM 63 18 35 10 143 208 46


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