The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has acquired forward Daniel O’Regan, a conditional first-round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft and a conditional fourth-round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft from the San Jose Sharks in exchange for forward Evander Kane.
O’Regan (5’10”, 185 lbs., 1/30/1994) has appeared in a career-high 19 NHL games with the Sharks in his second professional season in 2017-18, tallying four assists. In his first professional season with the San Jose Barracuda, he earned the Red Garrett Award as the AHL rookie of the year with a team-high 58 points (23+35) in 63 games.
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The Berlin, Germany native has totaled five points (1+4) through 22 NHL games in two seasons with San Jose, adding 83 points (30+53) in 94 AHL games. Prior to beginning his professional career, O’Regan played four seasons at Boston University, totaling 154 points (66+88) in 154 games.
O’Regan was selected by the Sharks in the fifth round (138th overall) of the 2012 NHL Draft.