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Impressions of, and questions concerning--F, Daniel O'Regan

June 6, 2019, 10:44 AM ET [831 Comments]
Michael Pachla
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Daniel O'Regan--Forward
DOB: January 30, 1994 (age, 25)
Draft: 2012 fifth round (138th-overall,) SJS
How acquired: February 26, 2018 trade with San Jose
Last contract signed: July 14, 2018, one-year/two-way, $874,125 base salary
Final year of contract: 2019

2018-19 Stats: 1 game | 0 goals | 0 assists | 0 points | even | 11:56 ATOI

Career NHL Stats: 25 games | 1 goal | 4 assists | 5 points | -4 | 10:14 ATOI

What we wrote preseason: N/A

What we wrote mid-season: N/A

Impressions on his play this year: There's not too much to say about O'Regan's one-game call-up for Buffalo as he did nothing worth noting. The 5'10" 180 lb. forward came over in the Evander Kane trade to the San Jose Sharks and has ties to Buffalo Sabres captain Jack Eichel and forward Evan Rodrigues as fellow Boston University alum. That Terriers line of Eichel, Rodrigues and O'Regan combined for 182 points in 2014-15 and led them to the NCAA championship game.

O'Regan has played well in Rochester since the trade with 26 goals and 37 assists in 88 games so it wouldn't be a bad idea for the Sabres organization to keep him in the fold in that role. O'Regan is Group-6 free agent meaning he's a player at least 25 yrs. old who has completed three or more professional seasons and played in less than 80 NHL games. He's free to sign with any team.

Questions moving forward: Would he be interested in another one-year/two-way contract? Would the Sabres be interested in that?

Contract info via CapFriendly, stats via sabres.com and hockey reference.com.
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