Tom O'Regan

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Tom O'Regan
Born (1961-12-29) December 29, 1961 (age 53)
Cambridge, MA, USA
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Center/Defence
Shot Left
Played for NHL
Pittsburgh Penguins
National team  United States
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1983–1998

Thomas Patrick O'Regan (born December 29, 1961) is an American retired professional ice hockey forward.

Career[edit]

O'Regan played 61 games for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the NHL in the mid 1980s. The majority of his career was spent in Germany where he was a top scorer in the Bundesliga for many years. O'Regan was a high school star at Matignon High School.

O'Regan played four years at Boston University, and was signed as a free agent by the Pittsburgh Penguins following his senior year. He played 51 games for the floundering Penguins during the 1983–84 season but was used rarely thereafter. Between 1985 and 1987 he recorded three straight 20-goal seasons in the AHL. He joined the EV Landshut club of Germany in 1987–88 and played two seasons there. He later skated for the Devils and Capitals clubs of Berlin. O'Regan played for the United States at the World Championships in 1989, 1990, 1995 and 1996, winning a bronze medal at the latter. In 61 NHL games O'Regan recorded 5 goals and 12 assists for 17 career points.[1]

Family[edit]

His son Daniel O'Regan was selected 138th overall by the San Jose Sharks in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft and plays hockey for Boston University. Another son Tommy O'Regan plays hockey for Harvard University.

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1979–80 Boston University ECAC 28 9 15 24 31
1980–81 Boston University ECAC 20 10 10 20 41
1981–82 Boston University ECAC 28 18 34 52 67
1982–83 Boston University ECAC 29 16 18 34 47
1983–84 Baltimore Skipjacks AHL 25 13 14 27 15 -- -- -- -- --
1983–84 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 51 4 10 14 8 15 4 5 9 10
1984–85 Baltimore Skipjacks AHL 62 28 28 56 62 -- -- -- -- --
1984–85 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
1985–86 Baltimore Skipjacks AHL 61 23 31 54 65 -- -- -- -- --
1985–86 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 9 1 2 3 2 11 3 9 12 10
1986–87 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 58 20 42 62 78 0 0 0 0 0
1987–88 EV Landshut 1.GBun 39 31 30 61 110
1988–89 EV Landshut 1.GBun 36 19 34 53 74 6 1 5 6 14
1989–90 BSC Preussen 1.GBun 34 27 32 59 71 -- -- -- -- --
1990–91 BSC Preussen 1.GBun 42 21 26 47 72 0 0 0 0 0
1991–92 BSC Preussen 1.GBun 42 20 30 50 93
1992–93 BSC Preussen 1.GBun 30 11 18 29 98
1993–94 BSC Preussen 1.GBun 42 18 28 46 66
1994–95 Berlin Preussen Devils DEL 43 7 43 50 66 0 0 0 0 0
1995–96 Berlin Preussen Devils DEL 45 14 34 48 20
1996–97 Berlin Capitals DEL 43 5 18 23 30
1997–98 Berlin Capitals DEL 47 9 22 31 78
NHL Totals 61 5 12 17 10

Transactions[edit]

  • September 4, 1983 – Signed as a free agent by the Pittsburgh Penguins.
  • September 29, 1986 – Signed as a free agent by the Detroit Red Wings.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tom O'Regan's biography at Legends of Hockey Retrieved. Jan. 22, 2008.