Will O'Neill
Born (1988-04-28)April 28, 1988,
Salem, MA, USA
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Winnipeg Jets
St. John's IceCaps (AHL)
NHL Draft 210th overall, 2006
Atlanta Thrashers
Playing career 2012–present

Will O'Neill (born April 28, 1988) is an American professional ice hockey defenceman. He is currently playing with the St. John's IceCaps of the American Hockey League (AHL). O'Neill was selected by the Atlanta Thrashers in the 7th round (210th overall) of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.

As a junior, O'Neill played with the Omaha Lancers of the United States Hockey League (USHL) where he helped his team to win the Clark Cup as the 2007–08 USHL Champions.

He then attended University of Maine where he played four seasons of NCAA Division I ice hockey with the Maine Black Bears, where he was recognized for his outstanding performance during the his senior, 2011–12, year, when he was named the New England Division I All-Star team by the by the New England Hockey Writers.[1]

On March 26, 2012, the Winnipeg Jets of the National Hockey League (NHL) signed O'Neill to a two-year, entry-level contract.[2]

Awards and honours[edit | edit source]

Award Year
USHL Clark Cup Champion 2007–08 [3]
Hockey East All-Academic Team 2009–10 [4]
Hockey East All-Tournament Team 2010 [5]
All-New England First-Team 2011–12 [6]
Hockey East All-Tournament Team 2012 [5]

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