Daniels is a former fifth-round draft pick (151st overall) of the Ottawa Senators in the 2006 National Hockey League (NHL) Entry Draft. A native of Pickering, Ontario, Daniels joins the K-Wings after starting his pro career with the Central Hockey League’s Missouri Mavericks, where the netminder played in a one game.
Daniels recently finished his collegiate career at Wilfrid Laurier University, where he had a 2.89 goals-against average (GAA) and 0.921 save percentage in 81 games.
Prior to playing in college, Daniels played just over four seasons in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) with the Saginaw Spirit and the Peterborough Petes. In 166 games played, he finished with an 85-58-14 record, 3.37 GAA and 0.902 save percentage.