Sean O'Donnell
Sean O'Donnell
Defenseman
Number: 6
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 238
Shoots: Left
Born: Oct 13, 1971
Birthplace: Ottawa, ON, Canada
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Acquired: Acquired from Anaheim in exchange for a conditional pick in 2009 on Sept. 30, 2008.
Drafted: BUF / 1991 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 6th (123rd overall)

2011-12: Tallied seven assists in 51 regular-season matchups … Tallied a career-low 23 PIM … Ranks third among all active players with 1,809 career PIM … Registered a season-high +3 plus/minus rating on Jan. 10 vs. CBJ … Appeared in his 1,200th game on Jan. 8 vs. DET … Tallied a season-high five blocked shots on Dec. 16 vs. ANA … Posted a season-high three shots on goal and a season-high 21:06 of ice time on Nov. 3 at FLA … Notched the first point of his Blackhawks career with an assist on Oct. 8 vs. DAL.



SEASON HIGHS:

Goals:
Assists: 1 (12x: Last, 3-31 vs. DAL)
Points: 1 (12x: Last, 3-31 vs. DAL)
+/-: Plus-2 (11x: Last, 4-4 vs. PHX)
TOI: 24:47 (3-7 vs. MIN)
Shots: 3 (3x: Last, 3-19 at BOS)
PIM: 17 (11-25 at CGY)

THIS SEASON: Selected as the Kings Most Inspirational Player (Ace Bailey Memorial Award)...Has played in 191 consecutive games (Feb. 10, 2007 to present)...One of five Kings to play in all 82 games...Finished season ranking seventh all-time among Kings defensemen with 463 games played and fourth with 870 penalty minutes...Ranked third on the Kings with 20:20 average time-on-ice...Ranked fourth on the Kings with 85 blocked shots...Tied season highs with one assist and a plus-2 rating March 31 vs. Dallas (honored pre-game at STAPLES Center for his 1,000th NHL Game)...Recorded one assist and a plus-2 rating March 19 at Boston...Appeared in his 1,000th NHL game March 14 at San Jose...Became the 16th player to play in his 1,000th NHL game as a King (previous was Rob Blake Nov. 4, 2006 at Phoenix)...Agreed to terms on one-year contract extension March 4...Appeared in his 400th game as a King Nov. 22 vs. Colorado...Recorded his 800th penalty minute as a King Oct. 24 at St. Louis...Was a plus-2 three of four games from Oct. 14 to Oct. 24 (Oct. 14 vs. Anaheim, Oct. 17 vs. Carolina and Oct. 24 at St. Louis).

LAST SEASON: Appeared in all 82 games for the second time in his career (also 2003-04 with Boston)...Finished the season with a plus-9 rating...One of only six defensemen in the NHL to have a plus rating in each of the last seven seasons (plus-69 total), joining Nicklas Lidstrom (plus-182), Brian Rafalski (plus-106), Wade Redden (plus-135), Chris Phillips (plus-105) and Mathieu Schneider (plus-94)...Recorded a plus-or-even rating in 20 straight games (plus-7) Feb. 10, 2008 to March 28, 2008...Recorded his 150th career assist in the NHL March 12, 2008 vs. Vancouver...Played in his 900th career game in the NHL Jan. 18, 2008 at Minnesota...Anaheim teammate Rob Niedermayer also appeared in his 900th NHL game the same night, marking the first time in almost 16 years that teammates appeared in their 900th game together (last: NY Rangers Mark Messier and John Ogrodnick, Jan. 23, 1992 at Edmonton)...Recorded first career short-handed goal Oct. 15, 2007 vs. Detroit...Appeared in all six postseason games with Anaheim, finishing tied for second among team defensemen in scoring (1-1=2)...Led Anaheim with a plus-3 playoff rating...Set a postseason career high with two points (1-1=2) in Game 5 of the Conference Quarterfinals April 18, 2008 vs. Dallas.

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Buffalo in the sixth round (123rd overall) in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft...Traded to KINGS by Buffalo for Doug Houda on July 26, 1994...Claimed by Minnesota from Los Angeles in Expansion Draft on June 23, 2000...Traded to New Jersey by Minnesota for Willie Mitchell on March 4, 2001...Signed by Boston as an unrestricted free agent on July 2, 2001...Signed by Phoenix as an unrestricted free agent on July 6, 2004...Traded to Anaheim by Phoenix for Joel Perreault on March 9, 2006.