Charlie O'Connor

#22 Charlie O'Connor

HOMETOWN Elk Grove Village, Ill. (USHL-Chicago)
2016-17 / Senior
Played in all 41 games a the senior captain of the WCHA regular season champion Beavers... Registered 6 goals and 13 assists on the season, good for fifth on the team with 19 points... Also blocked 32 shots and had 73 shots on goal... 2016-17 WCHA Scholar-Athlete. O'Connor earned a goal and assist in the Beavers' WCHA Semifinal series against Bowling Green (3/10-11/17).

2015-16 / Junior
Played in all 39 games as a junior... Posted 12 points with seven goals and five assists... Was the team leader among Beaver forwards with a +4 plus/minus rating and 25 blocked shots... Recorded a career-best game with three points (1g-2a) at Alabama Huntsville (11/27/15), setting career-highs in assists and points... Had 54 shots on goal... Scored the game-winning goal in the season opener vs. Minnesota Duluth (10/10/15)... WCHA Scholar Athlete... WCHA All-Academic team.  

2014-15 / Sophomore
Skated in 37 games for the Beavers... Recorded 18 points (11g-7a)... Led team in goals scored... Posted career high with two goals vs. Alaska (10/31/14)... Scored the game-winning goal against Alaska Anchorage (2/20/15)... Had 24 blocked shots... tied for team lead with plus/minus rating of (+11)... The Beavers were undefeated when O'Connor scored a goal... WCHA All-Academic Team.

2013-14 / Freshman
Appeared in 31 games as a freshman... Scored two goals and an assist for three points... Scored his first career goal as a Beaver at Alabama-Huntsville (10/25/13)... Had a career high four penalty minutes at Alabama-Huntsville (10/25/13)... Had 29 shots on goal... Had a short-handed goal at Minnesota State (2/8/14).

Charlie O’Connor (F, 6-0, 177; 3/23/1993; Elk Village, Ill.) is in his second season with the USHL’s Chicago Steel. A teammate of fellow early signee Marinaccio, O’Connor has two points (1g-1a) in six games played this season.

A year ago, the Elk Grove Village, Ill. native posted 10 goals and 19 assists for 29 points and contributed a power-play goal and four assists on the man advantage with a pair of game-winning goals. O’Connor has also played three seasons with Lake Forest Academy of the Midwest Prep Hockey League (MPHL), where he recorded 96 points (39g-57a) in just 38 games.

Charles O'Connor was born to Thomas and Brenda O'Connor on March 23, 1993 in Chicago, Illinois... Has selected business administration as his major.

Career Highs
: 2, vs. Alaska (Oct. 31, 2014); Assists: 2, at Alabama-Huntsville (Nov, 27, 2015); Points: 3, at Alabama-Huntsville (Nov. 27, 2015); SOG: 5, 2x last vs Northern Michigan (Mar. 4, 2017); PIM: 5, vs. Minnesota State (Jan. 24, 2015).