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Sean O'Donnell

Sean O'Donnell  #6

Defenseman
NUMBER: 6 BIRTHDATE: October 13, 1971
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Ottawa, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 238 DRAFTED: BUF / 1991 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left 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.

Traded to Los Angeles by Buffalo for Doug Houda, July 26, 1994. Claimed by Minnesota from Los Angeles in Expansion Draft, June 23, 2000. Traded to New Jersey by Minnesota for Willie Mitchell, March 4, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Boston, July 2, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, July 6, 2004. Traded to Anaheim by Phoenix for Joel Perreault, March 9, 2006. Traded to Los Angeles by Anaheim for future considerations, September 30, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, July 1, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, July 1, 2011. Officially announced his retirement, January 16, 2013.
Quote of the Day

It's pretty crazy, but believe me when I say we didn't draft these players with the mindset we had to because they had good hockey-playing dads. It just turned out that way. But we're certainly glad they're a part of our organization.

— Arizona Coyotes director of amateur scouting Tim Bernhardt regarding the coincidence that six of the organization's top prospects are sons of former NHL players