#37 Ethan O'Connor
|Summer Team||Brampton (MSL)|
|DOB||March 5, 1992|
Tallied four loose balls at Buffalo (3/21)... Gathered nine loose balls at Colorado (3/15)... Picked up five loose balls against New England (3/14)... Gathered seven loose balls at Vancouver (2/28)... Tallied six loose balls at Toronto (2/14)... Picked up six loose balls against Rochester (2/6)... Gathered five loose balls at Buffalo (1/30)... Recorded two loose balls while winning 1 out of 3 face-offs at New England (1/24)... Scored one goal and tallied four loose balls at Edmonton (1/10)… Dished out an assist and tallied three loose balls against Colorado (1/3).
Appeared in 17 games with the Rock during his rookie season in 2014 and led the team with 133 loose balls, which also ranked first among rookies in the NLL... The 6-foot-1, 185-pound righty transition player also notched 15 forced turnovers and showcased a nice scoring touch, tallying five goals to go along with four assists... Toronto selected the Hobart College graduate in the first round (No. 9 overall) of the 2013 NLL Entry Draft... In three games against the Swarm in 2014, O’Connor recorded two goals, 23 loose balls, and eight forced turnovers, seven of which came in one game at The Hive during a 9-8 overtime victory on March 16... The Milton, Ontario native is also capable of taking draws, and finished his rookie season winning 48-of-113 faceoffs (.425).
Minnesota acquired O'Connor in a trade with the Toronto Rock along with a first-round selection in the 2017 NLL Entry Draft in exchange for transition player Brock Sorensen (8/20/14).