Sam has had a great start to the 2017 Season in net for the Tigers, having tallied 2 shutouts in his first 3 games and only allowing one goal in the other, with an impressive 95.77% of shots on net saved!
O’Neill is 23 years of age and goalkeeper with the Adelaide Tigers Senior A League team.
His 2 shutouts in Senior A League this season have been a 4-0 win over the Jokers on 13 April, he stopped 30 shots - and a 3-0 win over the Falcons on the 4th April, he blocked all 18 shots.
Sam has played hockey since he was 10, and he has never played inline. Drafted by the Tigers IHC out of Bantams in 2009. He has represented IHSA at National Championships in 2004, 06, 07, 09, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16.
Named Best Goaltender at Brown Trophy 2014, Perth.
Being added to the roster of the Adelaide Adrenaline - AIHL 2016
Sam works for Hyundai Stillwell as a new car specialist.
Favourite NHL Team - Chicago Blackhawks.
Sam is a top notch scrabble player, with a keen eye for fine art and a good red wine! He enjoys birdwatching in his spare time and kicking back in front of an open fire reading romantic novels.