Defenceman Award For O’Connor

Great Britain’s Ben O’Connor has been named as the Defenceman of the Tournament at the IIHF World Chmpionships Div 1B in Zagreb, Coratia.

O’Connor, who had the most points for a d-man in the group, finished with eight points (1+7) in five matches and was GB’s leading points-scorer.

He was the tournament’s second-highest points-scorer behind Robert Rooba of Estonia, who finished with four goals and four assists for his eight points in five games.