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Rob O'Gara

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  • DOB: 7/6/1993
  • Ht: 6-4
  • Wt: 214
  • Hometown: Massapequa, NY

Career Notes:  2017-18:  Posted his first career NHL point with an assist for NY Rangers 3/8 @ Tampa Bay...Had one shot on goal in NY Ranger debut 2/22 @ Montreal, after acquisition from Boston 2/20...Was tied for second-most goals (2) among Providence defensemen at the time of his being acquired by NY Rangers...2016-17:  Was +11 in 59 GP with Providence, good for third-best among team defensemen and a tie for fifth overall on team…Had assists in three straight games (0-3-3), 1/28-2/7…Was even with one shot on goal in NHL debut for Boston in season opener 10/13 @ Columbus...2015-16:  Named game's First Star in 3-1 Providence win vs. Springfield 4/13, after scoring game's first goal with his first pro point...Had one shot on goal in pro debut for Providence 4/2 vs. Hershey...Named ECAC's Best Defensive Defenseman for a second straight season...Earned ECAC First-Team All-Star, First-Team All-Ivy League and All-New England First All-Star team honors...Tied for Yale (ECAC) team lead among defensemen in points (12) and goals (4), and tied for second among blueliners, and fifth overall on team, in assists (8)...Led Yale squad in PIM (41)...2014-15:  Led Yale (ECAC) defensemen in points, goals and assists (6-15-21 in 33 GP)...Led all Yale skaters in assists and tied for second on team in points and +/- (+15)...Tied for league lead in goals, and fourth in points, among ECAC blueliners...Recognized as ECAC's Best Defensive Defenseman...Named a First-Team ECAC All-Star, and earned First-Team All-Ivy League and All-New England First All-Star team honors...2013-14:  All-Ivy League Second Team, and ECAC Hockey All-Academic Team, selection...Led Yale (ECAC) defensemen, and finished second overall on team, in PIM (30)...2012-13:  Won NCAA championship with Yale (ECAC), going +4 with an assist in 4-0 Frozen Four title game win vs. Quinnipiac 4/13...Tied for third among Yale defensemen in assists (7)...Drafted:  5th rd. (151st ov.) by Boston 2011, out of Milton Academy.  

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