January 17, 2015

Dennis O'Brien

Dennis O'Brien played most of the 1970s on NHL defenses, totalling nearly 600 games. Best known as a Minnesota North Star he also played briefly in Cleveland, Colorado and Boston.

A big, tough, stay-at-home defender (he only scored 27 goals and 122 points), he is the answer to a neat trivia question. In 1977-78 he became the first player for four NHL teams all in the same season!

By the way, Dennis is the uncle of Shane O'Brien.

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