Preds Ink O'Brien to Two-Way Deal
Milwaukee, WI—Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has signed defenseman Andrew O’Brien to a one-year, two-way contract for 2017-18.
O’Brien was acquired on Jan. 19, 2017 from Anaheim and appeared in 32 games with the Admirals in 2016-17, recording two goals and 10 points along with 36 penalty minutes. The Hamilton, Ontario native also skated in 10 games for the San Diego Gulls last season, posting two assists.
A 6-foot-4, 208-pound blueliner, who was drafted in the fourth round (108th overall) of the 2012 Draft by Anaheim, O’Brien has appeared in 167 career AHL games and registered 40 points (12g-28a) and 216 penalty minutes.
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