Tom O'Regan played 61 games for the Pittsburgh Penguins in the mid 80s. Most of his hockey was played in Germany where he was a top scorer in the Bundesliga for many years. He was a multi-dimensional player who was comfortable at centre and defence.
The native of Cambridge, Massachusetts played four years at Boston University. Following his senior year in 1982-83 he was signed as a free agent by the Pittsburgh Penguins. He played 51 games for the dreadful Pens in 1983-84 but was used sparingly after that. 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 represented the United States at the World Championships in 1989, 1990, 1995 and 1996, winning a bronze medal at the latter.