Fred O'Donnell

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Fred O'Donnell
Born (1949-12-06) December 6, 1949 (age 65)
Kingston, ON, CAN
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 175 lb (79 kg; 12 st 7 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Played for Oklahoma City Blazers (CHL)
Boston Braves (AHL)
Boston Bruins (NHL)
New England Whalers (WHA)
NHL Draft 37th overall, 1969
Minnesota North Stars
Playing career 1969–1976

Frederick James O'Donnell (born December 6, 1949 in Kingston, Ontario and raised in Gananoque, Ontario) is a retired professional ice hockey player, and a retired professional ice hockey coach. During his professional playing career, he played 115 games in the National Hockey League and 155 games in the World Hockey Association, mainly at left wing. He played for the Boston Bruins and the New England Whalers, respectively. He coached the Queen's University Golden Gaels hockey program for several seasons in the late 1970s and early 1980s, leading the team to the Ontario University Athletics title in 1981 (winning the Queen's Cup), and a berth in the national championship tournament that year in Calgary. He then coached the Kingston Canadians Major Junior hockey team for two seasons, from 1985-87. O'Donnell currently works in real estate in Kingston. He was inducted into the Kingston and District Sports Hall of Fame.

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1966-67 Oshawa Generals OHA 36 6 9 15 44 - - - - -
1967–68 Oshawa Generals OHA 44 24 14 38 72 - - - - -
1968–69 Oshawa Generals OHA 54 31 27 58 124 - - - - -
1969–70 Oklahoma City Blazers CHL 2 2 2 4 0 - - - - -
1970–71 Oklahoma City Blazers CHL 67 23 23 46 158 5 4 1 5 30
1971–72 Boston Braves AHL 62 16 22 38 161 - - - - -
1972–73 Boston Bruins NHL 72 10 4 14 55 5 0 1 1 5
1973–74 Boston Bruins NHL 43 5 7 12 43 - - - - -
1974–75 New England Whalers WHA 76 21 15 36 84 3 0 0 0 15
1975–76 New England Whalers WHA 79 11 11 22 81 17 2 5 7 20
OHA Totals 134 61 50 111 240 - - - - -
CHL Totals 69 25 25 50 158 5 4 1 5 30
AHL Totals 62 16 22 38 161 - - - - -
WHA Totals 155 32 26 58 165 20 2 5 7 35
NHL Totals 115 15 11 26 98 5 0 1 1 5

Coaching record[edit]

Team Year Regular Season Post Season
G W L T OTL Pts Finish Result
KGN 1985–86 66 35 28 3 - 73 4th in Leyden Lost in Second Round
KGN 1986–87 66 26 39 1 - 53 4th in Leyden Lost in Second Round
Preceded by
Jim Dorey
Head Coaches of the Kingston Canadians
1985–1987
Succeeded by
Jacques Tremblay

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