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SABRES ACQUIRE O’REGAN, PICKS FROM SHARKS

BUFFALO, N.Y. (February 26, 2018) — 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.

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.

Post-Game Report: 2/19 vs. Washington

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
 Capitals
(34-18-7)
0 2 1 3 30
Sabres
(17-32-11)
0 0 2 2 34

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • With his goal, Kyle Okposo now has seven points (4+3) in his last seven games against the Capitals. Okposo also has 15 points (3+12) in his last 16 home games.
  • With his assist on the Okposo goal, Scott Wilson now has five points (3+2) in his last six games.
  • Evan Rodrigues, who also assisted on the goal, now has six points (2+4) in his last seven games.
  • Evander Kane scored a goal with an extra attacker on the ice. The Sabres are now tied for the league lead with six goals during 6-on-5 play this season.
  • With their assists on Evander Kane’s goal, Ryan O’Reilly now has 19 points (9+10) in his last 19 games and Sam Reinhart has 17 points (6+11) in his last 16 games.

 

Today’s Goaltenders

Today’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Capitals Grubauer W .941 2.00
Sabres Johnson L .931 2.06

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Capitals Grubauer 6-7-3 .916 2.62
Sabres Johnson 4-10-3 .890 3.41

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Kyle Okposo

Sabres forward Evander Kane

Sabres goaltender Chad Johnson

Capitals head coach Barry Trotz

Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin

Capitals forward T.J. Oshie

Capitals defenseman John Carlson

Capitals goaltender Philipp Grubauer

Post-Game Report: 2/1 vs. Florida

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
 Panthers
(21-22-6)
3 0 1 4 32
Sabres
(14-28-9)
1 1 0 2 32

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • The Sabres went 1-for-3 on the power play tonight. Since Jan. 1, the Sabres have 12 goals on 44 power-play opportunities (27.3%).
  • Ryan O’Reilly’s goal gives him 16 points (10+6) in his last 16 games against the Panthers. Overall, he now has 10 points (5+5) in his last 10 games.
    • O’Reilly has totaled 10 points (3+7) in his last 10 home games, dating back to Dec. 12 vs. Ottawa.
  • With his assist on O’Reilly’s goal, Sam Reinhart now has eight points (3+5) in his last seven games.
  • Kyle Okposo, who also assisted on O’Reilly’s goal, now has 15 points (4+11) in his last 15 games and 14 points (3+11) in his last 14 home games.
  • Zemgus Girgensons scored his fifth career shorthanded goal.

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Panthers Sateri W .938 2.00
Sabres Johnson L .875 4.02

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Panthers Sateri 2-3-0 .905 3.42
Sabres Johnson 2-9-3 .884 3.67

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Ryan O’Reilly

Sabres forward Kyle Okposo

Sabres forward Evander Kane

Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons

Sabres forward Johan Larsson

Panthers head coach Bob Boughner

Panthers forward Colton Sceviour

Panthers defenseman Keith Yandle

Panthers goaltender Harri Sateri

Post-Game Report: 12/15 vs. Carolina

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Hurricanes
(13-11-3)
0 1 3 1 5 34
Sabres
(8-18-7)
0 1 3 0 4 41

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • Jack Eichel’s four-point game (3+1) tied his career high and marked the second time in his career he’s recorded four points in a game (last: Dec. 16, 2015 at Boston). His third goal came on his 11th shot of the game, setting a new career high.
    • Eichel now has nine points (4+5) in his last seven games.
  • Eichel’s first career hat trick marked the first by a Sabre since Sam Reinhart on Jan. 10, 2016 at Winnipeg and the first and the Sabres’ first hat trick in Buffalo since Thomas Vanek on April 5, 2011 vs. Tampa Bay.
  • Jake McCabe recorded a career-best three points (1+2) tonight. It was McCabe’s fourth career multi-point game and his third of the season.
  • Evander Kane tied his career high with three assists, earning his third three-point night of the season.
  • Kane now has 21 points (8+13) in his last 21 games against the Hurricanes and eight points (2+6) in his last seven games overall.
  • The Sabres had three players with at least three points in the same game for the first time since Jan. 31, 2013 vs. Boston (Cody Hodgson, Jason Pominville, Thomas Vanek).

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Hurricanes Ward W .902 3.86
Sabres Johnson O .853 4.82

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Hurricanes Ward 6-2-1 .906 3.06
Sabres Johnson 1-5-3 .880 3.76

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres Jake McCabe, Evander Kane and Jack Eichel

Hurricanes head coach Bill Peters

Hurricanes forward Jordan Staal

Hurricanes forward Derek Ryan

Hurricanes defenseman Jaccob Slavin

Post-Game Report: 11/28 vs. Tampa Bay

Final Score

1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final SOG
Lightning
(17-5-2)
1 1 0 2 26
Sabres
(6-15-4)
0 0 0 0 34

Game Summary

Event Summary

 

Top Notes

  • The Sabres outshot their opponent for the fifth straight game tonight, but fell to 5-6-3 when outshooting opponents this season.
  • With tonight’s loss, the Sabres have been shut out in consecutive games for the first time since Oct. 17 and 18, 2014.
  • Ryan O’Reilly led all Sabres with 26:00 of ice time tonight. It was his fifth career game with at least 26 minutes and his highest total since his career-high 26:56 on Oct. 17 at Vegas.
  • With seven shots tonight, Evander Kane has tied Alexander Ovechkin for the league lead with 117 shots on the season.

 

Tonight’s Goaltenders

Tonight’s Stats
Team Goaltender Decision SV% GAA
Lightning Vasilevskiy W .930 2.30
Sabres Lehner L .905 2.96

 

Updated Season Stats
Team Goaltender Record SV% GAA
Lightning Vasilevskiy 16-3-1 .933 2.19
Sabres Lehner 5-11-2 .906 2.92

 

Post-Game Audio

Sabres head coach Phil Housley

Sabres forward Evander Kane

Sabres defenseman Marco Scandella

Sabres goaltender Robin Lehner

Lightning head coach Jon Cooper

Lightning forward Mikhail Sergachev

Lightning forward Tyler Johnson

Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman