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Shane O'Brien
Shane O'Brien
Defenseman
Number: 55
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 230
Shoots: Left
Born: Aug 9, 1983  (Age 31)
Birthplace: Port Hope, ON, Canada
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Acquired: From Anaheim with a third-round pick in 2007 in exchange for Gerald Coleman and a first-round pick in 2007.
Drafted: ANA / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 8th (250th overall)
2006-07 SEASON
Recorded his first point in a Lightning uniform 3/1 at WSH with an assist … Made his Lightning debut 2/27 vs. DAL and logged 14:26 of ice time with 1 hit and 1 takeaway … Was acquired by the Lightning on 2/24 … Scored a goal and added two assists, a career high for points in a game, 1/9 at VAN … Recorded his 3rd career multi-point game with 2 assists 11/21 vs. SJS … Scored his 1st NHL goal, the game-winner (Hasek) and had an assist 10/18 vs. DET, his 1st career multi-point game … Made his NHL debut with Anaheim 10/6 vs. LAK.

2007 STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS
Recorded a personal series-high 8 PIM in Game 6 of the ECQF vs. NJ … Played a series high 22:51 and was a plus-1 in Game 4 of the ECQF vs. NJ … Made his NHL Stanley Cup Playoff debut on April 12, Game 1 of the ECQF vs. NJ, logging 15:54 of ice time and landing 1 hit.

CAREER NOTES
2005-06: Spent the season with Portland of the AHL … Led all AHL defensemen in playoff scoring with 6 goals and 22 points, while also leading the league in PIM with 81 during the playoffs … Played in 77 regular season games and recorded 8 goals, 41 points and 287 PIM, leading all Pirate defensemen in points and ranking 3rd on the team in overall assists … Ranked 6th in the AHL in PIM and tied for 14th in points among defensemen … Set season-highs in goals, assists and points … 2004-05: Played 77 games with Cincinnati (AHL) and recorded 5 goals, 25 points and 319 PIM … Ranked 1st on the team in PIM and was 2nd among defensemen in points, goals and assists … Played in 12 postseason games with the Mighty Ducks and recorded 1 goals and 4 points … 2003-04: Ranked 2nd on Cincinnati  in PIM with 163 … Appeared in 60 regular season games and 9 playoff games during his first professional season … Recorded 2 goals and 8 assists

JUNIOR CAREER
Played in 190 career OHL games with Kingston and Toronto-St. Michael’s … Recorded 28 goals, 61 assists and 419 PIM … Played in 24 career playoff games with 4 goals, 15 points and 87 PIM … 2002-03: Split the season between Kingston and Toronto-St. Mike’s, posting 16 goals and 42 points in 62 total games … Began the season with Kingston and played in 28 games with 8 goals, 15 assists and 90 PIM … Finished the year with Toronto-St. Michael’s with 8 goals, 19 points and 108 PIM … Played in 19 playoff games and recorded 4 goals and 14 points … 2001-02: Played in all 67 games with Kingston … Recorded 10 goals, 23 assists and 132 PIM … Ranked 5th on the team in assists and 3rd in PIM … Was 1st on the team among defensemen in points, goals and assists … 2000-01: Made his OHL debut and played in 61 games with Kingston … Recorded 2 goals, 14 points and 89 PIM.

TRANSACTIONS
Acquired by Tampa Bay from Anaheim with a 3rd-round pick in 2007 in exchange for G Gerald Coleman and a 1st-round pick in 2007 on 2/24/07 … Drafted by Anaheim in the 8th round, 205th overall, at the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.

FIRSTS
Game:     NHL – 10/6/06 vs. LAK
    Lightning – 2/27/07 vs. DAL
Goal:     NHL – 10/18/06 vs. DET (Hasek)
    Lightning - None
Assist: NHL – 10/7/06 at PHX
    Lightning – 3/1/07 at WSH

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
Goals
Game:    1 (2 times, last – 11/9/06 vs. VAN)
Season:    2 (2006-07)
Multi-Goal Games:        0
    In 2006-07:    0
Hat Tricks:    0
Streak:    0
    In 2006-07:    0

Assists
Game:    2 (2 times, last – 11/21/06 vs. SJS)
Season:    14 (2006-07)
Streak:    2 (11/12-11/15/06, 2a)
    In 2006-07:    2 (11/12-11/15/06, 2a)

Points
Game:    3 (11/9/06 vs. VAN, 1g-2a)
Season:    16 (2006-07)
Multi-Point Games:    3
    In 2006-07:    3 (last – 11/21/06 vs. SJS, 0g-2a)
Streak:    2 (11/12-11/15/06, 0g-2a)
    In 2006-07:    2 (11/12-11/15/06, 0g-2a)

Games Played Streak:    62 (10/6/06-2/23/07)
Most PIM in a Game:    17 (2 times, last – 11/1/06 vs. NYR)
Most Shots in a Game:     5 (12/31/06 vs. MIN)