4 Rob O'Gara
4 Rob O'Gara
Height: 6-4
Weight: 205
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Nesconset, NY
High School: Milton Academy
Position: D
Major: Undeclared
Residential College: Saybrook

2014-15: First-Team AHCA/CCM All-America… First-Team All-ECAC… ECAC Hockey Defensive Defenseman Award… First-Team All-New England… First-Team All-Ivy League… Finished first among all defenseman and second among all skaters with 21 total points… Led all skaters with 15 assists and 70 blocked shots… Tied for best on team with plus-15 rating... Yale's John Poinier Award as top defensive player.

2013-14: Won Yale's John Poinier Award as team's top defenseman... Played in all 33 games and had four goals, 11 points... Scored goals against Merrimack, Brown, Clarkson and St. Lawrence... Second-team All-Ivy... ECAC Hockey All-Academic Team.

2012-13 (National Championship Season): Played in all 37 games... Had seven assists... Helped Bulldogs limit Frozen Four opponents to two goals over two games.

Off the Ice: 

  • Head counselor at Jack Greig Attack Hockey Camp, Kings Park, New York, 2007-present
  • Starred, co-directed and co-wrote a semi feature length film entitled Brotherhood II
  • Awarded the Robert Saltonstall Medal at Milton Academy for contributions to the athletic program

Before Yale: Drafted by Boston Bruins in fifth round of 2011 NHL Draft… Played defense for the Junior Bruins U18 squad for two seasons while at Milton Academy… Helped Bruins win 2011 state title… USHR Defenseman of Year in 2011-12 at Milton… Notched five goals and 25 points in 25 games... All-ISL and All-New England pick… Milton won New England Championship in 2010-11… Captained team and earned two varsity letters… Played for the Long Island Royals between ages of 13 and 16… Royals were 2010 state champions… Also played lacrosse at Milton and earned two varsity letters.

Personal: Robert Dominick O’Gara is the son of Christine and Brian O’Gara… Served as counselor at two different hockey camps... Economics major.

Current Stats 

O'Gara on 3-25-15 This Week in ECAC Hockey Show

7/13/14 article in Providence Journal