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Shane O'Brien

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Position: D ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-3 (190 cm)
Weight: 230 lbs. (104 kg)

Born: August 9, 1983 in Port Hope, Ontario
Draft: Anaheim, 8th round (250th overall), 2003 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: Kingston Frontenacs, Toronto St. Michael's Majors
Relatives: Dennis O'Brien (uncle)



NHL Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV Awards
2006-07 23 TOT NHL 80 2 14 16 -3 176 1 1 0 2 11 3 0 72 2.8 1198 14:59
2006-07 23 ANA NHL 62 2 12 14 5 140 1 1 0 2 9 3 0 55 3.6 872 14:04
2006-07 23 TBL NHL 18 0 2 2 -8 36 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 17 0.0 326 18:08
2007-08 24 TBL NHL 77 4 17 21 -2 154 4 0 0 1 15 1 1 69 5.8 145 1634 21:13 0 0 125 97 42 57
2008-09 25 TOT NHL 77 0 10 10 5 196 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 39 0.0 99 1149 14:55 0 0 79 51 19 30
2008-09 25 TBL NHL 1 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 14 14:04 0 0 1 1 2 0
2008-09 25 VAN NHL 76 0 10 10 6 196 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 39 0.0 98 1135 14:56 0 0 78 50 17 30
2009-10 26 VAN NHL 65 2 6 8 15 79 2 0 0 0 5 0 1 37 5.4 100 1106 17:01 0 0 112 52 10 24
2010-11 27 NSH NHL 80 2 7 9 1 83 2 0 0 0 7 0 0 50 4.0 105 1369 17:07 0 0 164 80 30 50
2011-12 28 COL NHL 76 3 17 20 2 105 2 1 0 0 15 1 1 114 2.6 228 1461 19:13 0 0 138 86 28 33
2012-13 29 COL NHL 28 0 4 4 0 60 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 28 0.0 66 434 15:30 0 0 42 36 9 11
2013-14 30 CGY NHL 45 0 3 3 -8 58 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 16 0.0 57 507 11:16 0 0 56 38 3 9
2014-15 31 FLA NHL 9 0 1 1 -4 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 0.0 5 121 13:29 0 0 36 12 0 3
3 yrs TBL NHL 96 4 19 23 -11 190 4 0 0 1 17 1 1 86 4.7 163 1974 20:34 0 0 126 98 44 57
2 yrs COL NHL 104 3 21 24 2 165 2 1 0 0 19 1 1 142 2.1 294 1895 18:13 0 0 180 122 37 44
2 yrs VAN NHL 141 2 16 18 21 275 2 0 0 0 15 0 1 76 2.6 198 2241 15:54 0 0 190 102 27 54
1 yr ANA NHL 62 2 12 14 5 140 1 1 0 2 9 3 0 55 3.6 872 14:04
1 yr CGY NHL 45 0 3 3 -8 58 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 16 0.0 57 507 11:16 0 0 56 38 3 9
1 yr FLA NHL 9 0 1 1 -4 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 0.0 5 121 13:29 0 0 36 12 0 3
1 yr NSH NHL 80 2 7 9 1 83 2 0 0 0 7 0 0 50 4.0 105 1369 17:07 0 0 164 80 30 50
Career NHL 537 13 79 92 6 916 11 2 0 3 71 5 3 429 3.0 877 8979 16:43 0 0 752 452 141 217

NHL Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 24 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 77 1434.3 1120 1307 46.1 -6.6 873 997 46.7 -7.2 8.9 91.4 100.3 46.0 54.0
2008-09 25 2 Teams NHL 77 826 877 48.5 -1.1 633 673 48.5 -0.8 9.7 92.2 101.9 45.0 55.0
2008-09 25 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 1 9.0 3 13 18.8 -23.1 1 12 7.7 -38.8 0.0 90.0 90.0 12.5 87.5
2008-09 25 Vancouver Canucks NHL 76 1025.7 823 864 48.8 -1.0 632 661 48.9 -0.4 9.7 92.3 102.0 45.5 54.5
2009-10 26 Vancouver Canucks NHL 65 990.7 860 825 51.0 0.8 646 653 49.7 -0.6 10.0 93.3 103.2 48.9 51.1
2010-11 27 Nashville Predators NHL 80 1127.8 959 1043 47.9 -1.8 730 828 46.9 -2.7 6.5 94.0 100.5 46.6 53.4
2011-12 28 Colorado Avalanche NHL 76 1285.2 1317 1159 53.2 1.3 970 907 51.7 0.3 7.4 91.8 99.2 57.7 42.3
2012-13 29 Colorado Avalanche NHL 28 419.7 408 345 54.2 4.4 306 248 55.2 5.2 8.0 89.4 97.4 49.4 50.6
2013-14 30 Calgary Flames NHL 45 498.7 400 496 44.6 -5.1 283 352 44.6 -6.0 8.5 90.1 98.6 55.0 45.0
2014-15 31 Florida Panthers NHL 9 114.7 79 114 40.9 -6.6 61 81 43.0 -4.4 6.1 87.0 93.2 56.0 44.0
2 yrs NHL 28 1704.9 1725 1504 53.4 2.2 1276 1155 52.5 1.6 7.5 91.3 98.8 55.6 44.4
2 yrs NHL 77 1443.3 1123 1320 46.0 -6.5 874 1009 46.4 -7.2 8.8 91.4 100.3 45.6 54.4
2 yrs NHL 76 2016.4 1683 1689 49.9 -0.1 1278 1314 49.3 -0.5 9.8 92.8 102.6 47.2 52.8
Career NHL 9 6905.7 6795 7043 49.1 -1.3 5135 5412 48.7 -1.7 8.5 92.1 100.5 49.1 50.9

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP GC G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
2006-07 23 TOT NHL 80 5 0.03 0.18 0.20 0.06 2.20 0.90 2 14 16 5 58 12 53 4 -3 0.4 2.5 3.0
2006-07 23 ANA NHL 62 4 0.03 0.19 0.23 0.07 2.26 0.89 2 12 14 4 46 12 33 4 5 0.6 2.5 3.1
2006-07 23 TBL NHL 18 1 0.00 0.11 0.11 0.03 2.00 0.94 0 2 2 1 12 0 20 0 -8 -0.2 0.1 -0.1
2007-08 24 TBL NHL 77 7 0.05 0.22 0.27 0.09 2.00 0.90 4 18 22 7 64 3 80 17 -2 0.9 3.5 4.3
2008-09 25 TOT NHL 77 3 0.00 0.13 0.13 0.03 2.55 0.51 0 10 10 3 47 2 47 7 5 -0.3 2.7 2.4
2008-09 25 TBL NHL 1 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -1 0.0 -0.1 -0.1
2008-09 25 VAN NHL 76 3 0.00 0.13 0.13 0.04 2.58 0.51 0 10 10 3 47 2 46 7 6 -0.3 2.8 2.5
2009-10 26 VAN NHL 65 3 0.03 0.09 0.12 0.04 1.22 0.57 2 6 8 3 47 0 44 12 15 -0.2 3.1 2.9
2010-11 27 NSH NHL 80 3 0.03 0.09 0.11 0.04 1.04 0.63 2 7 9 3 37 0 53 17 1 -0.4 3.3 2.9
2011-12 28 COL NHL 76 6 0.04 0.22 0.26 0.08 1.38 1.50 3 19 22 7 61 4 72 17 2 0.9 3.7 4.5
2012-13 29 COL NHL 28 1 0.00 0.14 0.14 0.04 2.14 1.00 0 7 7 2 18 0 19 1 0 -0.1 0.9 0.8
2013-14 30 CGY NHL 45 1 0.00 0.07 0.07 0.02 1.29 0.36 0 3 3 1 17 0 27 2 -8 -0.3 0.6 0.3
2014-15 31 FLA NHL 9 0 0.00 0.11 0.11 0.03 0.56 0.44 0 1 1 0 3 0 8 1 -4 0.0 -0.1 -0.1
3 yrs TBL NHL 96 7 0.04 0.20 0.24 0.08 1.98 0.90 4 20 24 8 76 3 101 17 -11 0.7 3.5 4.2
2 yrs COL NHL 104 7 0.03 0.20 0.23 0.07 1.59 1.37 3 26 29 9 79 4 91 18 2 0.8 4.5 5.3
2 yrs VAN NHL 141 5 0.01 0.11 0.13 0.04 1.95 0.54 2 16 18 5 94 2 90 19 21 -0.5 5.9 5.3
1 yr ANA NHL 62 4 0.03 0.19 0.23 0.07 2.26 0.89 2 12 14 4 46 12 33 4 5 0.6 2.5 3.1
1 yr CGY NHL 45 1 0.00 0.07 0.07 0.02 1.29 0.36 0 3 3 1 17 0 27 2 -8 -0.3 0.6 0.3
1 yr FLA NHL 9 0 0.00 0.11 0.11 0.03 0.56 0.44 0 1 1 0 3 0 8 1 -4 0.0 -0.1 -0.1
1 yr NSH NHL 80 3 0.03 0.09 0.11 0.04 1.04 0.63 2 7 9 3 37 0 53 17 1 -0.4 3.3 2.9
Career NHL 537 28 0.02 0.15 0.17 0.05 1.71 0.80 13 85 98 30 352 21 403 78 6 0.8 20.2 21.0

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV
2006-07 23 TBL NHL 6 0 0 0 -4 12 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 103 17:12
2008-09 25 VAN NHL 10 1 1 2 -3 24 1 0 0 0 9 11.1 20 121 12:06 0 0 12 0 0 1
2009-10 26 VAN NHL 12 1 2 3 3 25 1 0 0 0 10 10.0 18 213 17:44 0 0 31 6 5 10
2010-11 27 NSH NHL 12 0 0 0 -2 18 0 0 0 0 6 0.0 20 202 16:48 0 0 42 20 3 9
Career NHL 40 2 3 5 -6 79 2 0 0 0 28 7.1 61 638 15:58 0 0 85 26 8 20

NHL Playoffs Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2008-09 25 Vancouver Canucks NHL 10 113.2 79 94 45.7 -2.5 58 76 43.3 -5.6 9.5 88.1 97.7 53.8 46.2
2009-10 26 Vancouver Canucks NHL 12 187.5 167 155 51.9 -4.9 133 125 51.6 -4.2 11.6 91.2 102.8 46.7 53.3
2010-11 27 Nashville Predators NHL 12 170.9 137 149 47.9 -1.6 95 108 46.8 0.4 1.5 95.4 96.9 39.5 60.5
2 yrs NHL 12 300.7 246 249 49.7 -3.2 191 201 48.7 -3.9 10.9 90.0 100.9 49.3 50.7
Career NHL 10 471.6 383 398 49.0 -2.6 286 309 48.1 -2.3 7.9 92.0 99.9 45.8 54.2

Other Regular Season

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1999-00 16 Port Hope Buzzards ON-Jr.A 47 6 27 33 110
2000-01 17 Kingston Frontenacs OHL 61 2 12 14 89
2001-02 18 Kingston Frontenacs OHL 67 10 23 33 6 132 7 3 0 2
2002-03 19 2 Teams OHL 62 16 26 42 -21 208 10 6 0
2002-03 19 Kingston Frontenacs OHL 28 8 15 23 -1 100 4 4 0
2002-03 19 Toronto St. Michael's Majors OHL 34 8 11 19 -20 108 6 2 0
2003-04 20 Cincinnati Mighty Ducks AHL 60 2 8 10 163
2004-05 21 Cincinnati Mighty Ducks AHL 77 5 20 25 4 319 3 2 0 2
2005-06 22 Portland Pirates AHL 77 8 33 41 20 287 5 3 0 2 165 4.8
Career 3 Seasons AHL 214 15 61 76 24 769 8 5 0 4 165 4.8
Career 3 Seasons OHL 190 28 61 89 -15 429 17 9 0 2
Career 1 Season ON-Jr.A 47 6 27 33 110

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
2000-01 17 Kingston Frontenacs OHL 4 0 1 1 6
2001-02 18 Kingston Frontenacs OHL 1 0 0 0 2
2002-03 19 Toronto St. Michael's Majors OHL 19 4 10 14 -6 79 1 3 0
2003-04 20 Cincinnati Mighty Ducks AHL 9 0 2 2 20
2004-05 21 Cincinnati Mighty Ducks AHL 12 1 3 4 57 0 1 0 0
2005-06 22 Portland Pirates AHL 19 6 16 22 3 81 1 4 1 1 51 11.8
Career 3 Seasons AHL 40 7 21 28 3 158 1 5 1 1 51 11.8
Career 3 Seasons OHL 24 4 11 15 -6 87 1 3 0

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 9 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Shane O'Brien 4.5 4.3 3.0 2.9 2.9 2.4 0.8 0.3 -0.1
Geoff Smith 91.4 4.0 3.4 3.3 2.6 2.6 2.4
Chris Kotsopoulos 91.4 4.5 4.1 3.5 2.7 2.3 2.1
Frantisek Musil 91.2 4.5 4.2 3.8 3.3 2.8 2.6
Tom Laidlaw 89.1 4.6 4.3 4.0 3.3 2.6 2.1
Billy Stuart 88.9 3.7 2.7 2.2 1.6 1.4 1.3
Joel Quenneville 88.6 5.1 3.9 3.6 3.5 2.6 2.6
Grant Ledyard 88.5 4.6 3.9 3.8 3.6 2.9 2.2
Lee Fogolin 88.3 5.0 4.6 4.2 3.1 2.7 1.7
Scott Lachance 88.1 4.3 3.2 3.0 2.6 1.7 1.5
Pierre Bouchard 87.7 4.3 4.1 3.1 3.1 2.1 1.8
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Shane O'Brien 4.5 4.3 3.0 2.9 2.9 2.4 0.8 0.3 -0.1
Paul Shmyr 88.0 5.3 3.7 3.6 3.1 2.9 2.1 0.2
Bud MacPherson 86.7 4.2 4.0 3.5 2.8 2.7 0.6 0.2
Greg Zanon 85.5 4.4 3.3 3.2 2.8 2.6 1.5 0.3 0.0
Rob Scuderi 85.3 4.5 4.4 4.0 3.6 3.4 2.6 2.1 1.9 0.9 0.8 -0.2
Glen Featherstone 85.1 4.7 3.8 3.1 2.7 2.6 2.6 0.6 0.6 0.3
Billy Stuart 84.7 3.7 3.1 2.7 2.2 1.6 1.4 1.3
Ville Siren 84.0 4.5 3.5 2.9 2.8 2.7
Cale Hulse 83.9 4.7 3.8 3.3 3.0 2.7 1.7 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.3
Eddie Wares 83.2 3.4 2.6 2.5 2.2 2.0 1.6 0.4 0.0 -1.2
Barry Wilkins 82.2 6.1 4.7 3.5 3.2 2.7 1.6 0.3 0.0 0.0

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

February 24, 2007: Traded to Tampa Bay by Anaheim with Colorado's 3rd round choice (previously acquired, Tampa Bay selected Luca Cunti) in 2007 Entry Draft for Gerald Coleman and Tampa Bay's 1st round choice (later traded to Minnesota - Minnesota selected Colton Gillies) in 2007 Entry Draft, February 24, 2007.

October 6, 2008: Traded to Vancouver by Tampa Bay with Michel Ouellet for Lukas Krajicek and Juraj Simek, October 6, 2008.

October 5, 2010: Traded to Nashville by Vancouver with Dan Gendur for Ryan Parent and Jonas Andersson, October 5, 2010.

July 13, 2011: Signed as a free agent by Colorado, July 13, 2011.

June 27, 2013: June 27, 2013.

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