29   Matt O'Connor
Matt  O'Connor


Toronto, Ont.

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 204



Last Team:
Youngstown Phantoms (USHL)



Regional MOP Rodrigues scores late winner to send BU to Frozen Four


O'Regan OT Goal Pushes Terriers to NCAA Regional Final

Terriers recover from 1-0 deficit to earn thrilling victory in NCAA opener


BU, Yale Kick Off NCAA Tournament Friday in Manchester

Old ECAC rivals meet for the first time since 2006


BACK ON TOP: BU Wins Eighth Hockey East Championship

Terriers defeat UMass Lowell, 5-3; Eichel named Tournament MVP


BU Advances to Hockey East Final with 4-1 Win over UNH

Terriers will face UMass Lowell in title game Saturday night


Inside BU Hockey - Episode 10

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


Terriers vs. Minnesota Duluth - NCAA Northeast Regional Final (3-28-15)

Photos from the Terriers' 3-2 win vs. Minnesota Duluth in the NCAA Northeast Regional Final. Photo credit: Rich Gagnon


Terriers vs. Yale - NCAA Northeast Regional (3-27-15)

Photos from the Terriers' 3-2 overtime victory over the Bulldogs at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, N.H.


2015 Hockey East Championship

Photos from the 2015 Hockey East title game


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


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

AS A JUNIOR IN 2014-15
Hockey East All-Tournament Team ... Hockey East Second Team All-Star ... Leads Hockey East in winning percentage (.812), fifth in save percentage (.924), and sixth in goals against average (2.27) ... Has started 31 games and leads the team in wins (22), save percentage (.928), and goals against average (2.12) ... NCAA.com No. 3 Star of the Week (Oct. 28) ... Three-time runner-up, Hockey East Goaltender of the Month (Oct., Nov., Dec.) ... Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week (Oct. 27) ... Five-time Hockey East Top Performer ... 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) ... Made 30 saves in BU's victory in the Beanpot final (Feb. 23) ... Backstopped BU to a 2-game sweep of Merrimack in the Hockey East quaterfinals, making 43 saves (Mar. 13-14) ... Stopped 54 of 58 shots in back-to-back wins in the Hockey East semifinal and final (Mar. 20, 21).   

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).

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).

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.

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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Student-Athlete of the Week

Eichel earned Hockey East Tournament MVP honors after scoring four goals in the final two games.