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USA Gavin O'Connell

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# Player GP G A TP
1. Mason McTavish 4 7 6 13
2. Joakim Kemell 5 3 8 11
3. Roby Järventie 5 4 5 9
4. Aatu Räty 5 3 6 9
5. Emil Andrae 5 4 4 8
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
RW
Age
18
Height
6'0" / 183 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
181 lbs / 82 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
Contract
-

O’Connell’s a playmaker, combining vision, skill, and a give-and-go mentality to beat pressure in all three zones. Hand speed allows him to access tricky lanes, while head fakes and weight shifts leave defenders guessing. Along the boards, he slows down to wait for pressure, then passes. He slips pucks through defenders, over their sticks, and off the backhand. -EliteProspects 2022 NHL Draft Guide

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2017-18 Wayzata Bantam AA 14U AA 59 7 10 17 - - |
2018-19 MN Great Plains 14U AAA MNBEL 14U 15 1 5 6 - - |
Wayzata Bantam AA “A” 14U AA - - - - - - |
2019-20 Minnesota Blizzard 15U AAA 15U AAA - - - - - - |
Wayzata High USHS-MN 25 6 18 24 8 - | Playoffs 1 0 2 2 0 -
2020-21 Team TDS Transportation UMHSEHL 19 4 14 18 4 - | Playoffs 3 1 2 3 0 -
Wayzata High USHS-MN 21 9 17 26 12 - |
2021-22 Waterloo Black Hawks USHL 62 8 16 24 20 -13 | Playoffs 6 0 3 3 2 -2
U.S. National U18 Team USDP 2 0 0 0 0 0 |
2023-24 Univ. of Minnesota-Duluth NCAA - - - - - - |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2018-19 B14 - District 3 MNHP-14 3 2 1 3 - - |
2019-20 B15 - District 3 MNHP-15 3 2 2 4 - - |
2021-22 B17 - Section 6 MNHP 3 1 2 3 - - |
B17 - Red (Final 54) MNHP 3 2 1 3 - - |
Team Kelly USA-S17 4 2 1 3 2 - |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
USHL
2022-05-03T19:05:00-0500 Waterloo Black Hawks @ Sioux City Musketeers
2022-05-01T15:05:00-0500 Waterloo Black Hawks @ Sioux City Musketeers
2022-04-30T18:05:00-0500 Waterloo Black Hawks vs Sioux City Musketeers
2022-04-27T18:05:00-0500 Waterloo Black Hawks @ Lincoln Stars
2022-04-26T18:05:00-0500 Waterloo Black Hawks @ Lincoln Stars
2022-04-25T18:05:00-0500 Waterloo Black Hawks @ Lincoln Stars
2022-04-23T18:05:00-0500 Waterloo Black Hawks vs Des Moines Buccaneers
2022-04-22T19:00:00-0500 Waterloo Black Hawks @ Des Moines Buccaneers
2022-04-16T18:05:00-0500 Waterloo Black Hawks vs Omaha Lancers
2022-04-15T19:05:00-0500 Waterloo Black Hawks @ Sioux Falls Stampede
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
14U AA 2 59 7 10 17 0.29 - - | 0
15U AAA 1 - - - - - - - | 0
MNBEL 14U 1 15 1 5 6 0.40 - - | 0
MNHP 1 6 3 3 6 1.00 - - | 0
MNHP-14 1 3 2 1 3 1.00 - - | 0
MNHP-15 1 3 2 2 4 1.33 - - | 0
NCAA 1 - - - - - - - | 0
UMHSEHL 1 19 4 14 18 0.95 4 - | 1 3 1 2 3 1.00 0 -
USA-S17 1 4 2 1 3 0.75 2 - | 0
USDP 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 | 0
USHL 1 62 8 16 24 0.39 20 -13 | 1 6 0 3 3 0.50 2 -2
USHS-MN 2 46 15 35 50 1.09 20 - | 1 1 0 2 2 2.00 0 -
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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
11/09/2021
11/09/2021 Confirmed Waterloo Black Hawks Univ. of Minnesota-Duluth
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Drafted 2020, 5 #73 overall by Waterloo Black Hawks in the USHL Futures Draft

2022 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #178 by NHL Central Scouting

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