Drew O'Connor

Pittsburgh Penguins logo
Age 25 Jun 9, 1998
Wayne USA
Left Wing shoots left
6'3" 191 cm
190 lbs 86 kg
ELC Signing Age 21
Waivers Signing Age 22
UFA Year 2025
Agent Matt Keator

Transaction History
Feb 23, 2024 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor tallied a goal and an assist in Thursday's 4-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens.
Feb 15, 2024 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor provided an assist and two shots on goal in Thursday's 4-1 win over the Chicago Blackhawks.
Jan 15, 2024 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor scored a goal in Monday's 3-0 home victory against the Seattle Kraken.
Jan 5, 2024 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor produced a goal and an assist in Thursday's 6-5 win over the Boston Bruins.
Dec 1, 2023 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor scored a goal on six shots versus Tampa Bay on Thursday.
Nov 20, 2023 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor garnered an assist in Sunday's 3-0 win over the Vegas Golden Knights.
Oct 31, 2023 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor garnered a helper in Monday's 4-3 defeat to Anaheim.
Aug 2, 2023 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor agreed to terms on a two-year. $1.85 million contract with Pittsburgh on Wednesday.
Apr 13, 2023 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor (upper body) will suit up against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday, Penguins radio play-by-play announcer Josh Getzoff reports.
Apr 12, 2023 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor (upper body) is expected to be a game-time decision for Thursday's regular-season finale versus Columbus, Wes Crosby of NHL.com reports.
Apr 11, 2023 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor (upper body) won't play Tuesday against the Chicago Blackhawks.
Apr 11, 2023 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor (upper body) will be a game-time decision versus the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday.
Apr 8, 2023 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor (upper body) won't be in the lineup Saturday versus Detroit, Matt Vensel of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Mar 4, 2023 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor was recalled from AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Saturday, Rob Rossi of The Athletic reports.
Mar 3, 2023 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor was loaned to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Friday.
Feb 26, 2023 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor provided a goal in Pittsburgh's 7-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday.
Feb 15, 2023 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor stepped into a fourth-line role against the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday after Ryan Poehling (upper body) was ruled out.
Jan 13, 2023 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor scored a goal in a 4-1 loss to Winnipeg on Friday.
Dec 28, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor found the back of the net in Pittsburgh's 5-4 overtime loss to Detroit on Wednesday.
Dec 13, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor was called up from AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Tuesday.
Nov 6, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor was reassigned to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Sunday.
Oct 31, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor was promoted from AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Monday.
Oct 2, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor was cut from the Pittsburgh Penguins training-camp roster Sunday
Apr 30, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor was called up from AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Saturday.
Mar 12, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor signed a one-year, $750,000 contract extension with the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday.
Feb 21, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor (upper body) was activated off injured reserve and reassigned to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Monday.
Feb 10, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor (upper body) has been cleared for contact and is practicing with the team. Coach Mike Sullivan told reporters, "No change at this point other than he is participating in full-contact."
Feb 1, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor (upper body) took to the ice Tuesday without gear as he continues his recovery, Dave Molinari of DKPittsburghSports.com reports.
Jan 26, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | Coach Mike Sullivan said O'Connor (upper body) is still week-to-week, Wes Crosby of NHL.com reports.
Jan 19, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor is considered week-to-week with an upper-body injury.
Jan 17, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor (undisclosed) was placed on long-term injured reserve Monday.
Jan 17, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor (undisclosed) will not participate in Monday's game against Las Vegas, per Mike DeFabo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Jan 12, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor was recalled by the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday.
Jan 10, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor cleared COVID-19 protocols and was reassigned to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Monday.
Jan 4, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor entered the NHL's COVID-19 protocols Tuesday.
Nov 28, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | The Penguins recalled O'Connor from AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Sunday.
Nov 14, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | The Penguins reassigned O'Connor to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Sunday.
Oct 23, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor had two goals on six shots in Saturday's 7-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs. He also had two PIM and a plus-3 rating.
Oct 16, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor scored his first NHL goal and added an assist in Saturday's 5-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks. He finished with three shots.
Oct 12, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor was recalled to Pittsburgh from the minors Tuesday.
Oct 11, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor was demoted to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Monday, Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com reports.
May 18, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor was elevated from the minors Tuesday.
Apr 12, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor was demoted to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Monday.
Apr 11, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor was designated for the taxi squad Sunday.
Apr 6, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor was elevated to the active roster Tuesday.
Apr 5, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor was recalled to the taxi squad Monday.
Mar 31, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor was reassigned to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Wednesday.
Mar 27, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor was promoted to the active roster Saturday.
Mar 25, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor was recalled to the taxi squad Thursday.
Mar 5, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor was demoted to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Friday.
Mar 3, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor was reassigned to Pittsburgh's taxi squad Wednesday, Rob Rossi of The Athletic reports.
Mar 2, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor was promoted to the active roster Tuesday.
Feb 27, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | Per Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com, O'Connor is no longer listed on the Pittsburgh Penguins' active roster, indicating he's been reassigned to the taxi squad.
Feb 25, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor was promoted from the taxi squad ahead of Thursday's game versus the Washington Capitals, Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com reports.
Feb 22, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor was reassigned to the taxi squad Monday, per CBS Sports.
Feb 6, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor was activated from the taxi squad Saturday, Wes Crosby of NHL.com reports.
Feb 2, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor was designated for the taxi squad Tuesday.
Jan 26, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor was promoted from the taxi squad Tuesday and is expected to make his NHL debut against the Boston Bruins.
Dec 16, 2020 Pittsburgh Penguins | Drew O'Connor | O'Connor has left Norwegian club Manglerud Star ahead of the start of Pittsburgh's training camp, Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com reports.
Nov 12, 2020 Pittsburgh Penguins | Assigned LW Drew O'Connor to Manglerud (Norway).
Mar 10, 2020 Pittsburgh Penguins | Signed LW Drew O'Connor to a two-year, entry-level contract.
2023-2024 Regular Season Stats

Drew O'Connor
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Pittsburgh Penguins Pittsburgh Penguins logo 55 9 12 21 11 12 714 59.20 51.80 -0.50 53.10 1.20 0.67 1.60
Drew O'Connor Stats by Elite Prospects Drew O'Connor Advanced Stats by
Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2010-2011 New Jersey Colonials QC Int PW 2 0 1 1 0
2011-2012 New Jersey Colonials 13U AAA AYHL 13U 15 9 15 24 12
2012-2013 New Jersey Colonials 14U AAA AYHL 14U 19 8 6 14 10
2013-2014 Delbarton School USHS-Prep 9 0 1 1 0
2014-2015 Delbarton School USHS-Prep 28 1 7 8 0
2015-2016 North Jersey Avalanche 18U AAA AYHL 18U 19 13 10 23 6 Playoffs 2 1 0 1 0
2015-2016 North Jersey Avalanche 18U AAA T1EHL 18U 23 6 12 18 6 Playoffs 2 1 0 1 0
2016-2017 North Jersey Avalanche 18U AAA T1EHL 18U 31 11 13 24 18 Playoffs 1 0 1 1 0
2016-2017 North Jersey Avalanche 18U AAA AYHL 18U 17 6 7 13 10 Playoffs 5 2 2 4 0
2016-2017 New Jersey Jr. Titans NAHL 3 0 0 0 0
2017-2018 Boston Jr. Bruins NCDC 49 13 26 39 12 Playoffs 6 0 5 5 0
2018-2019 Dartmouth College NCAA 34 17 9 26 14
2019-2020 Dartmouth College NCAA 31 21 12 33 42
2020-2021 Manglerud Norway 7 6 4 10 8
2020-2021 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 10 0 1 1 2 73 25.00 44.70 -5.50 46.80 -5.00 0.82
2020-2021 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 20 7 12 19 14
2021-2022 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 22 3 2 5 4 204 47.10 67.40 13.50 59.40 8.30 0.88 1.47 Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0
2021-2022 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 33 12 20 32 19
2022-2023 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 20 8 14 22 18
2022-2023 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 46 5 6 11 12 421 46.90 52.80 -0.70 52.40 -0.60 0.71 1.43
2022-2023 USA WC 10 3 5 8 0
2023-2024 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 55 9 12 21 12 714 59.20 51.80 -0.50 53.10 1.20 0.67 1.60
Drew O'Connor Stats by Elite Prospects | Drew O'Connor Advanced Stats by

Active Contract

Signing Team Pittsburgh Penguins logo
Signing Date August 2, 2023
Signing Status RFA
Agent Matt Keator
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,850,000 1.11% of cap space
2023-2024 2024-2025
Cap Hit $925,000 $925,000
UFA
AAV $925,000 $925,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $925,000 $925,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $925,000 $925,000
Minors Salary $925,000 $925,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team Pittsburgh Penguins logo
Signing Date March 12, 2022
Signing Status RFA
Agent Matt Keator
Qualifying Offer on Expiry $787,500
Standard Contract | 1 Years $750,000 0.91% of cap space
2022-2023
Cap Hit $750,000
RFA
AAV $750,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $750,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $750,000
Minors Salary $750,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Pittsburgh Penguins logo
Signing Date March 10, 2020
Agent Matt Keator
Qualifying Offer on Expiry $874,125
Entry Level Contract | 2 Years $1,850,000 1.13% of cap space
2020-2021 2021-2022
Cap Hit $925,000 $925,000
RFA
AAV $1,775,000 $1,775,000
Performance Bonuses $850,000 $850,000
Base Salary $832,500 $832,500
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500
Total Salary $925,000 $925,000
Minors Salary $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year