SAN JOSE, CALIF. - The American Hockey League announced today that Barracuda forward Daniel O'Regan (@DannyORegan15) has been selected to the 2016-17 AHL All-Rookie Team,as voted by coaches, players and media in each of the league's 30 member cities.
Among AHL rookies, the 2017 AHL All-Star ranks first in points (21+33=54), fifth in goals, second in assists, second in power-play goals (9), and is T-first in game-winning goals (5).
O'Regan leads the Barracuda in points, is second in goals, third in assists, first in power-play goals and first in game-winning goals.
In 2015-16, O'Regan's senior season at Boston University, the native of Needham, Massachusetts, led the Terriers in goals (17), assists (27) and points (44) and was Named a Hockey East First Team All-Star. O'Regan became just the 18th player in BU history to eclipse the 150-point mark in a career.
The San Jose Sharks selected O'Regan in the fifth round (#138) of the 2012 NHL Draft. The five-foot-ten, 175-pound center-man made his NHL debut for San Jose on November 21, 2016 against New Jersey.
2016-17 AHL All-Rookie Team
G - Casey DeSmith, WBS
D - Devon Toews, BRI
D - Kyle Wood, TUC
F - Jake Guentzel, WBS
F - Mark Jankowski, STK
F - Daniel O'Regan, SJ
The Barracuda are back in action on Wednesday, April 5 (7:00 PM) as they take on the Ontario Reign at SAP Center for the eighth and final time this season. Catch all the action on AM 1220 KDOW, www.kdow.biz and www.ahllive.com. Tickets are available at the SAP Center Box Office, at 408-999-5757, or online at SJBarracuda.com/tickets.