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Position Centre
Shoots Right
Height
Weight
6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
193 lb (88 kg)
NHL Team (P)
Cur. Team
Edmonton Oilers
Springfield Falcons (AHL)
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born June 9 1987 (1987-06-09) (age 22),
Tokyo, Japan
NHL Draft 15th overall, 2005
New York Islanders
Pro Career 2005 – present

Ryan O'Marra (born June 9, 1987 in Tokyo, Japan) is a Canadian professional player. He is currently a centre for the Springfield Falcons of the AHL. His NHL rights are held by the Edmonton Oilers.

O'Marra was born to [Irish Canadian parents, and he moved to Canada when he was 1 year old.

O'Marra grew up in Mississauga, Ontario. He is 6 ft 1 in height and weighs 193 lb. He played three seasons in the Ontario Hockey League for the Erie Otters prior to joining the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. In two seasons with the Otters he earned 95 points (41 goals and 54 assists) in 127 regular season games. He has also made 15 points (9 goals and 6 assists) in 15 playoff games with the Otters.

After joining the Sound Tigers following the conclusion of the 2005–06 OHL season, O'Marra was returned to Erie for his final junior-eligible season, 2006–07. The Otters got off to a slow start, and O'Marra was traded to the Saginaw Spirit in late November for promising centre Zack Torquato.

O'Marra won a gold medal as the assistant captain for Team Canada at the 2004 U-18 Junior World Cup. He also played on the Canadian U-18 national team that finished with a silver medal at the 2005 U-18 World Championship in Plzen, Czech Republic.

O'Marra was drafted in the first round 15th overall by the New York Islanders in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. He became the first Japanese-born Canadian player selected in the first round of an NHL draft. O'Marra is of Canadian background, but his parents were living in Japan for business reasons when he was born. He was part of the winning Canadian teams at the 2006 and 2007 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.

On February 27, 2007, he was dealt to the Edmonton Oilers with Robert Nilsson and the New York Islanders 1st round pick in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft for Ryan Smyth.

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NHL career

On March 30, 2006, O'Marra was signed to a 3-year contract by the New York Islanders. He joined the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, the Islanders AHL farn team.

On February 27, 2007 O'Marra was traded to the Edmonton Oilers along with Robert Nilsson and a 1st round draft pick in 2007 to acquire Ryan Smyth.

Career statistics

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2003–04 Erie Otters OHL 63 16 16 32 68 9 5 5 10 6
2004–05 Erie Otters OHL 64 25 38 63 60 6 4 1 5 0
2005–06 Erie Otters OHL 61 27 50 77 134 -- -- -- -- --
2005–06 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 8 4 1 5 4 3 0 1 1 2
2006–07 Erie Otters OHL 13 8 6 14 26 -- -- -- -- --
2006–07 Saginaw Spirit OHL 33 18 19 37 48 3 2 1 3 4
2007–08 Springfield Falcons AHL 31 2 7 9 31 -- -- -- -- --
2007–08 Stockton Thunder ECHL 24 11 9 20 45 6 2 7 9 10
2008-09 Springfield Falcons AHL 62 1 9 10 49 -- -- -- -- --

References

External links

  • Ryan O'Marra's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
New York Islanders first-round draft picks
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