SAN JOSE, CA - San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has re-signed forward Barclay Goodrow (@bgoodrow23) to a two-year contract.
"Barclay played a key role in the success of the Barracuda last season and we feel he took a step forward in his development," said Sharks Assistant General Manager and San Jose Barracuda General Manager Joe Will. "He took on more of a leadership role with the Barracuda and we look forward to him competing for a spot in the NHL this season."
Last season, Goodrow, 24, recorded 45 points (25 goals, 20 assists) in 61 games with the San Jose Barracuda, the American Hockey League affiliate of the San Jose Sharks. His 25 goals led the team, and he finished 4th in points for the Barracuda. Additionally, he ranked 4th on the team with a plus-16 rating, and scored four of the team's 14 shorthanded goals to lead that category as well. He played in all 15 playoff games with the AHL club this postseason, where he collected five goals, five assists, a plus-three rating and 45 shots on goal. He also played three games with the Sharks in 2016-17, registering an assist and three shots on goal.
Goodrow has 125 games of AHL experience with the San Jose Barracuda and the Worcester Sharks. In that time, he has 47 goals, 43 assists and a plus-25 rating.
In 77 career NHL games with the Sharks, Goodrow picked up 16 points (4 goals, 12 assists). In addition, he has an even rating, two game-winning goals, and two shorthanded points.
The six-foot-two, 215-pound forward is a native of Toronto, Ontario. He was originally signed by San Jose as a free agent on March 16, 2014.