29   Matt O'Connor
Matt  O'Connor

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Toronto, Ont.

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 204

Position:
G

Birthdate:
02/14/1992

Last Team:
Youngstown Phantoms (USHL)


02/28/2015

No. 4 BU Rolls Past Huskies, Claims Hockey East Title

Oksanen has career night

02/23/2015

Grzelcyk Powers Terriers to 30th Beanpot Crown

Junior captain scores two goals, including overtime winner

02/14/2015

Rally Falls Short for No. 2/3 Terriers in 4-3 Loss at UNH

Terriers settle for weekend split

02/13/2015

No. 2/3 Terriers Double Up UNH, 6-3

Hohmann (2g, 1a), Eichel (1g, 2a), Baillargeon (3a) each tally three points

02/06/2015

Rodrigues Hat Trick Propels No. 2/3 BU Past No. 11/12 UML, 5-2

Terriers push win streak to six

12/11/2013

Inside BU Hockey - Episode 10

Interviews with Coach Quinn, Matt O'Connor, Brian Strait

02/23/2015

2015 Beanpot Final OT Win vs. Northeastern

Photos from the Terriers' thrilling 4-3 victory over the Huskies for the program's 30th Beanpot. Credit: Steve McLaughlin

02/03/2015

Men's Ice Hockey Vs. Harvard - Beanpot (2/3/15)

Photos from the Terriers' 4-3 double-overtime victory over the Crimson. Photo Credit: Jim Pierce

01/17/2014

Men's Ice Hockey at Boston College (1/17/14)

Photos from the Terriers' 6-4 loss at Boston College on Jan. 17, 2014.

11/30/2013

Men's Ice Hockey vs. Cornell - Red Hot Hockey

The men's ice hockey team faced Cornell in the fourth edition of Red Hot Hockey at Madison Square Garden.

10/20/2013

Men's Ice Hockey vs. Wisconsin (10/19/13)

Photos from BU's 7-3 victory over No. 2 Wisconsin on Oct. 19, 2013.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2014-15
Picked up his first win of the season and first shutout of his career after making 29 saves in a 1-0 win against Michigan State (Oct. 24) ... Made 38 saves in a 3-2 victory over No. 14 Michigan (Oct. 25) ... Named Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week and NCAA Hockey No. 3 Star of the Week (Oct. 27) ... Made 27 saves in a 5-3 victory at No. 3 Boston College (Nov. 7) ... Recorded 27 saves in a 3-1 victory at Maine (Nov. 14) ... Made 30 saves in a 4-2 victory over No. 18 Merrimack (Dec. 6) ... Made 35 saves en route to a 5-1 victory at RPI (Dec. 13) ... Named Hockey East Defensive Player of Week after stopping 63 of 66 shots against in back-to-back wins at No. 12 Vermont (Jan. 23, 24).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2013-14
Made 21 starts ... Led the team in save percentage (.920) and goals-against average (2.89) ... Registered his first win of the season in a 3-2 victory over Holy Cross (Oct. 12) ... Recorded his second victory in as many starts with a 40-save effort against Wisconsin (Oct. 19) ... Named a Hockey East Top Performer after his victory against Wisconsin (Oct. 21) ... Named the Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week after stopping 92 of 96 shots and recording a 1-0-1 record in a weekend series against No. 14/15 North Dakota ... Registered 37 saves in the Terriers 3-2 victory over Cornell in Red Hot Hockey (Nov. 30) ... Made 39 saves in a 4-2 victory over Northeastern (Mar. 1).

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2012-13
Named to Hockey East All-Academic Team ... Appeared in 19 games for BU before suffering a season-ending injury in February ... Recorded his first collegiate victory in the season opener against Providence with 26 saves ... Recorded back-to-back victories against UMass on Oct. 26 and Oct. 27 ... Made 26 stops in a 4-2 triumph at North Dakota on Nov. 3 ... Recorded 34 saves in a 3-1 win at Merrimack on Nov. 9 ... Named the Hockey East Co-Rookie of the Monthfor October,and Hockey East Co-Rookie of the Week on Nov. 5 ... Made 35 saves in a 4-2 victory over No. 1 Boston College ... Named the Hockey East Athletic Republic Player of the Week after leading the Terriers to victories over No. 1 Boston College and No. 1 UNH on Dec. 10 ... Named a Hockey East Top Performer five times (10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/12, 12/3).

BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY
Spent two seasons with Youngstown, helping Phantoms reach 2012 USHL Eastern Conference semifinals ... Finished 2011-12 season with a record of 28-16-5, a 3.04 goals-against average and a .902 save percentage ... Tied for second in the league in wins and was second in saves (1350) ... Spent two years in OJHL with Upper Canada Patriots and Burlington Cougars ... Posted .903 save percentage in 2009-10 ... Was OJHL's only 16-year-old goalie in 2008-09 for expansion Upper Canada club.

PERSONAL
Born Feb. 14, 1992 ... Son of Lesley Hadrill and Kevin O'Connor ... Enrolled in the School of Management, majoring in business administration and management.



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