Shane O'Brien

Basics

Type: 
Out of Organization
Position: 
Defense
Shoots/Catches: 
Left
Height: 
6.02
Weight: 
235
Born: 
08/09/1983
Hometown: 
Port Hope, ONT
Acquired: 
Acquired in a trade with Anaheim on February 24, 2007
Last Team: 
Tampa Bay (NHL)
Projects As: 
Top 4 Defenseman

Draft Info

Draft Status: 
Drafted
Draft Year: 
2003
Draft Type: 
NHL Entry Draft
Drafted By: 
Anaheim Ducks
Round: 
8
Pick No.: 
250
Draft Team: 
Kingston (OHL)

Contract

Contract Status: 
Signed
Waiver Status: 
Waiver Eligible
Signing Date: 
06/21/2007
Contract Length: 
2 years
Cap Number: 
$950 000
Contract End Year: 
2009
Contract End Status: 
RFA
Salary: 
$1 025 000

Scouting Report

Strengths: 

Is an impressive specimen who uses his size effectively. Can intimidate the opposition. Owns underrated offensive ability.

Weaknesses: 

Can he be a force at the highest level, or is he merely a minor-league stud? Struggles against quick forwards. Must avoid taking bad penalties.

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