Will O'Neill (D)
St. John's IceCaps
Posted career bests in goals (9), assists (26) and points (35) for the IceCaps in 2013-14… Finished second in defencemen scoring and third on the team in power-play assists (13)… Compiled a five-game point streak from Mar. 8 to Mar. 21 (1G, 7A)… Added three goals and 13 assists for 16 points in 18 playoff contests, trailing only Andrew Gordon for the team lead… His 16 playoff points were the fourth best total in the American Hockey League and led all defencemen in postseason scoring… His 13 playoff assists were tied for the most in the league… Collected two separate five-game playoff point streaks from May 6 to May 15 (6A) and from May 25 to June 8 (3G, 4A).
Completed his NCAA career with 101 points (19G, 82A) in 141 games with the University of Maine Black Bears… Was named to the NCAA (Hockey East) All-Academic Team in 2009-10… Won the USHL Clark Cup in 2007-08 as a member of the Omaha Lancers… 2011-12: Made his IceCaps debut on Mar. 28/12 at NOR (2-0L)…. Scored his first professional goal and recorded his first multi-point game on Apr. 3/12 vs. POR (5-2W)… Was named captain of the University of Maine hockey team prior to the season… Finished second on the club with 30 assists in 40 games… Was named an NCAA (New England) Division 1 All-Star… 2012-13: Recorded three assists in two games from Oct. 20/12 to Oct. 23/12… Notched a two-game assist streak from Nov. 16/12 to Nov. 17/12… Scored his first goal of the season on Dec. 29/12 at SYR… Picked up two assists on Feb. 10/13 vs. CT and recorded a three-game assist streak from Feb. 10/13 to Feb. 16/13… Potted a goal and an assist on Mar. 30/13 at WOR… Scored in the IceCaps’ home finale on Apr. 14/13 vs. WBS… Finished second in scoring amongst IceCap defencemen with 21 points (3G, 18A) and third in games played (59) in his first full pro season.