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Jim O'Brien | Winger | #40

Team: Ottawa Senators
Age / DOB:  (29) / 1/29/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 195
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 1 (29) / OTT
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Jim O'Brien has been assigned to Belleville of the AHL.
O'Brien played Tuesday night against Florida after he was briefly sent to the minors on Monday. It's unclear at this time how long this stay in the AHL will be. Mar 21 - 11:41 AM

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Jim O'Brien has been recalled by Ottawa.

O'Brien was assigned to the minors on Monday, but he is already back with the big club and expected to play Tuesday night versus Florida. He is slated to play on the fourth line.
Mar 20 - 11:56 AM

Jim O'Brien has been assigned to Belleville of the AHL.

O'Brien has one assist in nine matches with Ottawa this campaign. He has also produced 13 goals and 28 points in 55 minor-league matches this year.
Mar 19 - 10:37 AM

Jim O'Brien registered his first point of the year on Saturday against Columbus.

O'Brien had an assist on Alex Burrows' goal in a 2-1 loss to the Blue Jackets. It's been a while since he posted his last point in the NHL with it coming back on March 16, 2013 against the Buffalo Sabres. He has skated in nine games with the Senators this season.
Mar 18 - 10:07 AM

Jim O'Brien will be a healthy scratch in Friday's game against the Calgary Flames.

O'Brien has no points and a minus-1 rating in five games this season. The 29-year-old won't carry any fantasy value going forward. Erik Burgdoerfer will also watch the game from the press box.
Source: NHL.com
Mar 9 - 7:27 PM

Jim O'Brien made his Ottawa debut Tuesday night.

O'Brien has spent the 2017-18 campaign with the AHL's Belleville Senators. He had two shots and one hit in just 7:29 of ice time against Washington.
Feb 28 - 3:50 AM

Jim O'Brien has inked a two-year, two-way deal with the Ottawa Senators.

O'Brien has also been placed on waivers by the Senators. He has played in 55 games with Ottawa's AHL affiliate, the Belleville Senators, this season. O'Brien has 13 goals, 28 points and 44 penalty minutes.
Feb 25 - 2:39 PM

The Colorado Avalanche have sent Jim O'Brien to AHL San Antonio.

O'Brien didn't end up playing with Colorado during his NHL stint. He has seven goals and 17 points in 26 AHL contests.
Thu, Jan 26, 2017 01:03:00 PM

Jim O'Brien will be a healthy scratch on Wednesday when the Avalanche host the Canucks

Recalled the day before, where he'd amassed 7-10-17 in 26 games with San Antonio, he will have to wait to make his Avalanche debut.
Wed, Jan 25, 2017 09:30:00 PM

Colorado has brought up Jim O'Brien.

The Avalanche have some injury concerns, so O'Brien could play Wednesday night. He has seven goals and 17 points in 26 games with San Antonio of the AHL this season.
Tue, Jan 24, 2017 06:02:00 PM

The Colorado Avalanche have assigned Jim O'Brien to AHL San Antonio.

The 27-year-old has just 64 games of NHL action since being drafted 29th overall in 2007 by Ottawa. The journeyman does not boast any fantasy value, unfortunately as a result.
Source: Denver Post
Sun, Oct 2, 2016 02:40:00 PM

New Jersey has sent Jim O'Brien to the AHL.

O'Brien has seven goals and 12 points in 17 AHL contests in 2015-16. Since being taken with the 29th overall pick in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft, O'Brien has played in 67 NHL games.
Fri, Jan 15, 2016 06:36:00 PM

Jim O'Brien will center the Devils' third line in Friday's match with the Bruins.

This will be the 26-year-old's first taste of NHL hockey since April 2nd, 2013 while with Ottawa. So while his 10 goals and 29 points in 32 games with AHL Albany from last season is impressive, we'd let him prove himself at the NHL level first before placing a claim. O'Brien will center Stefan Matteau and Paul Thompson.
Fri, Jan 8, 2016 06:22:00 PM

The New Jersey Devils have summoned Jim O'Brien.

This is the first stint with New Jersey for O'Brien since he inked a one-year, two-way contract with the Devils in July. He has seven goals and 12 points in 17 AHL contests in 2015-16.
Fri, Jan 8, 2016 11:06:00 AM

Jim O'Brien has signed a one-year, two-way contract worth $575K with the New Jersey Devils.

The 26-year-old forward O'Brien has been a career minor leaguer, playing in just 63 NHL games since being drafted by Ottawa in 2007. Last season he split time with AHL Hershey and Novokuznetsk Metallurg of the KHL, scoring 12 points in 22 games in Russia and 29 points in 32 games in the American League. He is expected to however mainly be a depth player for AHL Albany.
Wed, Jul 1, 2015 08:45:00 PM

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