SAN JOSE, CA - San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) general manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has recalled forward Alexander True from the San Jose Barracuda (@sjbarracuda), the team's top development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).
True, 22, has played in 40 games for the Barracuda this season, recording 11 goals and 14 assists. He ranks first on the San Jose Barracuda in shots (96), and third in goals, assists, and points (25). This is his first recall to the Sharks.
In 176 AHL games, all with San Jose, True has tallied 50 goals, 58 assists and a +4 rating. In eight Calder Cup Playoff games, he has two goals and one assist.
Prior to joining the Barracuda, True spent three years in the Western Hockey League (WHL) with the Seattle Thunderbirds, registering 84 points (45 goals, 39 assists) and 78 penalty minutes in 169 games. He helped the Thunderbirds to the 2017 WHL Championship, scoring 22 points (12 goals, 10 assists) in 20 contests. True also spent time in Denmark's professional league for Rungsted prior to his WHL career.
The six-foot-five, 200-pound native of Copenhagen, Denmark was signed by San Jose as a free agent on July 18, 2018.
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