Wolf Pack Re-sign Shawn O'DonnellJul 30, 2015
Wolf Pack general manager Jim Schoenfeld announced today that the Pack has re-signed forward Shawn O’Donnell.
Last season, in his second year of pro action, the 6-1, 192-pound O’Donnell suited up for 42 games with the Wolf Pack, contributing three goals and three assists for six points. The Halifax, Nova Scotia native also served 69 minutes in penalties, fourth-most on the team. In 13 playoff games with Hartford, first career postseason action, O’Donnell notched two assists and 12 PIM.
O’Donnell also saw action in 12 games with the Wolf Pack’s ECHL affiliate, the Greenville Road Warriors, in 2014-15, chalking up three goals and five assists for eight points, along with 19 PIM, a +5 and 26 shots on goal.
As a rookie in 2013-14, O’Donnell skated in 57 games with the Wolf Pack, scoring three goals and adding seven assists for ten points. He also served 85 minutes in penalties, the fifth-highest total on the Wolf Pack club.
Prior to turning pro, the 27-year-old O’Donnell played four years of Canadian University hockey at St. Mary’s University (AUS). In 103 career games at St. Mary’s, he totaled 24 goals and 38 assists for 62 points, along with 84 PIM. Following the conclusion of his university career, O’Donnell joined the Florida Everblades of the ECHL, playing five 2012-13 games and contributing 1-3-4. In 12 ECHL playoff contests, he chipped in two assists and logged 17 PIM.
O’Donnell originally signed an AHL contract with the Wolf Pack July 22, 2014.
The Wolf Pack’s 2015-16 home opener is set for Saturday, October 10 at the XL Center. Season ticket information for the Wolf Pack’s 2015-16 AHL campaign can be found on-line at www.hartfordwolfpack.com. To speak with a representative about all of the Wolf Pack’s many attractive ticketing options, call (855) 762-6451.