Made NCAA debut on Oct. 9 at Air Force... Scored first career NCAA goal on Oct. 16 vs. MSU... Fired season-high 4 SOG on Jan. 23 vs. Minnesota-Duluth.
Registered 19G-27A-46P in 117 career USHL games with Sioux Falls from 2013-15… Won Clark Cup in 2015, tallying 6G-4A-10P in 12 playoff appearances… Spent the 2012-13 season with the Calgary Royals (AMHL) where he registered 7G-16A-23P in 34 games played… Selected by the Stampede in Round 13 (194th Overall) of the 2013 USHL Entry Draft… Recorded 12G-18A-30P in 30 games played with CRAA Gold Minor Midget AAA (AMMHL) in 2011-12.
The son of Myles and Cathy O’Connor; brother of Owen (17)… Myles O’Connor appeared in 43 career NHL games with Anaheim and New Jersey, registering 3G-4A-7P-69PIM as a defenseman; he also tallied 30G-94A-124P-380PIM in 185 career AHL games (Utica), 4G-45A-49P-670PIM in 200 career IHL appearances (Cincinnati, Houston, San Diego) and 33G-105A-138P-353PIM in 156 career NCAA games (Michigan – Team Captain and First Team All-American, 1988-89)… Chose to attend Denver because of the hockey program’s excellent track record and high-quality coaching staff as well as the great academic opportunities and picturesque campus… Favorite movie is Step Brothers… Favorite TV show is Californication… Favorite video game is NHL 15… Favorite book is Boy on Ice (by John Branch)… Favorite pro sports team is the Calgary Flames… Enjoys playing golf and lacrosse… Favorite NHL player is Brandan Gallagher because he beat the odds to become an impact pro after being doubted early in his career… Has volunteered with Meals on Wheels as well as the Stampede Reading Program, the Stampede Blood Drive and misc. charitable endeavors in Sioux Falls.