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Shane O'Brien  #74

Florida Panthers  Defenseman
NUMBER: 74 BIRTHDATE: August 9, 1983  (AGE 31)
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Port Hope, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 230 DRAFTED: ANA / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 8th   (250th overall)
2014-15: Reassigned to San Antonio Feb. 22...Led Florida with six hits Feb. 17 vs. TOR...Recalled by Florida Feb. 14...Recorded his first point as a Panther (assist) Jan. 4 at WSH...Recalled by Florida Jan. 2... Reassigned to San Antonio Dec. 17...Recalled by Florida Dec. 11...Recorded a goal Dec. 7 vs. CHI...Two-game point streak (1-1 2) Nov. 18-21...Two-game point streak (1-1 2) Nov. 7-9...Recorded season-high three game point streak (1-3 4) Oct. 26-31...Recorded points in consecutive games (1-2 3) Oct. 18-24...Recorded first goal of the season Oct. 18 at OKC...Made San Antonio debut and recorded an assist Oct. 11 vs. OKC...Assigned to San Antonio Oct. 7...Signed with Florida Oct. 6.
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. Traded to Vancouver by Tampa Bay with Michel Ouellet for Lukas Krajicek and Juraj Simek, October 6, 2008. Traded to Nashville by Vancouver with Dan Gendur for Ryan Parent and Jonas Andersson, October 5, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Colorado, July 13, 2011. Traded to Calgary by Colorado with David Jones for Alex Tanguay and Cory Sarich. June 27, 2013.
Quote of the Day

He stuck his neck out there for us. I don't know what's wrong with him, but you see he was in pain. But he went back in there. He's a tough guy. You've got to give him credit for helping the boys out.

— Panthers forward Brandon Pirri on goalie Roberto Luongo, who returned to game on Tuesday against Maple Leafs after leaving earlier in the contest with an injury